Day of Action for Pussy Riot

“What do you care?” asked a friend of a friend on Facebook. Or, as a BBC Radio 4 reporter asked me a little more eloquently, “Why are you protesting on behalf of Pussy Riot?” I have to admit that compared to my Facebook comment response, my answer for Radio 4 was a little more genteel. […]

Britain’s Femfresh Takes a Kick in the Euphemism

When I moved to England, people asked if I knew what I was getting into. You could take the girl outta Brooklyn, etc. But I settled in just fine. Still, the average Brit of any gender still has the reputation stateside of being able to keep calm and carry on and requiring a stiff drink to breach taboos […]