Laurie Penny

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Katie Hopkins: now having to put up with the indignity of bleeding-heart liberals’ sympathy. Photograph: Getty

Is it too much to hope that this is how it ends for Katie Hopkins? The professional termagant, who came to prominence on reality TV, as a contestant, (...)

Ferdia at a rally against the policy of US president Donald Trump and Russian president Vladimir Putin in Helsinki in July. Photograph: Markus Schreiber/AP

If you drift into certain murkier corners of the internet (or, increasingly, real life), you will find a lot of men who are very angry about feminism (...)

Amanda Palmer: “After going through a few years containing two abortions, the death of my best friend to cancer, a birth and a miscarriage, in that order, I was just done with fiction.” Photograph: Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images

Current favourite comedian? Michelle Wolf. America desperately needs people like her right now, to speak truth to power and be goddamn hilarious at t(...)

Irish author Lisa McInerney  has claimed the prestigious Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction for her debut novel, ‘The Glorious Heresies’, at the Royal Festival Hall London, England. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Irish author Lisa McInerney has claimed the prestigious Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction for her debut novel. The Glorious Heresies beat the other (...)

Protesters gather in front of Cologne Cathedral on January 9th to protest against the New Year’s Eve sex attacks in Cologne, Germany. Photograph: Sascha Schuermann/Getty Images

The details of what happened in Cologne on New Year’s Eve, where hundreds of men mostly from immigrant backgrounds were involved in assaulting women, (...)