Christian Rhetoric in Food Policing

When people claim we are a secular society, I always laugh, because I don’t really know how else to respond. Christian attitudes and worldviews are very much wrapped up in Western thought, and they’re impossible to evade, whether you’re talking about ‘atoning’ for a mistake or exclaiming ‘oh my G-d’ when something shocking happens. Christianity […]

My Body, My Choice

The reactions to my decision to get a tubal ligation at 27 have utterly fascinated me as a reminder of the immensely proprietary attitudes people seem to have about other people’s bodies. There’s a particular presumption of ownership over bodies assigned or read as female that really comes into play here; when you get sterilised, […]