Author: Laurie Penny

Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution by Laurie Penny

Posted October 14, 2014 in Reviews / 5 Comments
Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution by Laurie Penny

In Unspeakable Things: Sex, Lies and Revolution, Laurie Penny writes about today’s toxic patriarchal culture that creates fucked-up girls, lost boys, rape culture, sexism on the Internet, and problematic concepts of love. Referencing her experiences with eating disorders, the Occupy movement, the UK student protests, and online trolls, she presents an incisive, radical perspective on society today. “Feminism is not a set of rules. It is not about taking rights away from men, as if there were a finite amount […]