Author Archives: plasticdollheads

June 16

Rainbows and Replenishment

This photo is by  David Hayward The Naked Pastor. His prints are available to purchase on Etsy, and the image is copyright to David Hayward. A friend just reminded me of it as I was writing this post.   Yesterday whilst exposing the fundamentalist christian ‘anti trafficking’ org ‘Exodus Cry’, and the relationship between feminist […]

June 15

Puritan Movement

[Updated Sunday 16th June 2019].   I have spoken increasingly about the relationship between radical feminists/abolitionists and the religious right/ fundamentalist Christians. I now have even more reason to be wary.   Yesterday I pointed out the Exodus Cry have homophobic materials on their website. These are provided further down the blog.   I asked […]

June 14

Spearmint Rhino and Gaslighting Feminists

I wrote about ‘Not Buying It’ and stripping here.   For those new to the issue,  a campaign group called Not Buying It paid men to go into lap dancing clubs in Sheffield, Manchester and Camden and film naked women without their consent.   A press release from Not Buying It is here.   It […]

June 12

Gemma Ahearne Coaching

One thing that people frequently tell me is that they feel stuck. They are overwhelmed, fatigued, stressed, run down. How do you break this cycle? Talking to a coach/mentor can help you to think objectively about the life that you want. What patterns do you need to break? A frequent dilemma from women in particular […]

June 12

Wonderland Workshops

I have been getting requests about my workshops, and I am happy to announce that I can design and deliver content to suit your studio or creative space. I have designed the ‘Wonderland’ workshop which uses my 5 years of professional dance experience and my 6 years of lecturing in Higher Education. This workshop can […]

May 18

The Problem with Women’s Centres

Paint it pink and state ’empowerment’ and the funding and support will come. But what exactly are people supporting? The growing push for prison abolitionism has made the fatal error of ignoring the critiques of the ‘radical alternatives’. The harms of prison are merely being displaced and reproduced in community settings. Women’s centres should not […]

May 11

Love

Rachel Held Evans the famous progressive Christian writer died on May 4th 2019 aged 37 years old. I did not know Rachel, but followed her on twitter and was inspired by her writings.  Rachel was a radically inclusive Christian: the kind of teaching that brought me back to the church. The idea that all are […]