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Age verification: Where do things stand?

After the Digital Economy Act passed in July 2017, implementation of age verification has been repeatedly delayed. We were initially told it would start being enforced in April 2018, but it was put back till the end of 2018. In November the Minister for Digital, Margot James, claimed that it will come into effect by …read more →

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What the BDSM community can teach us about consent

The Metro has just published a piece on What the BDSM community can teach us about consent, interviewing Backlash spokesperson Blake. ‘This idea that consent is a contract is really pernicious,’ Blake says. ‘Consent is revocable and ongoing, and being encouraged to change your mind is necessary for consent. By saying …read more →

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Solidarity with Women’s March on London

This Saturday, January 21 2017, the first day of Donald Trump’s presidency, women-led marches are taking place all over the world as part of an international day of action for human rights and fundamental freedoms. The policy statement published by Women’s March on Washington is a radical statement of solidarity …read more →