Hey friends, I have just password-protected two posts that I wrote for sex workers and allies to help protect ourselves in a criminalized environment. If you are a sex worker and would like access to this information, please e-mail me (firstname.lastname@example.org). If you are an … Continue readingPassword-Protected Posts
JUNE 5TH. Today is May 10th, the day sex work was supposed to resume. Now, we all were taking that date with a grain of salt, but it seemed reasonable to assume that it would also be the day that the Berlin government clarified where … Continue readingWhere Shall We Go and Yell?
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23 April 2020 My bed in Neukölln I am so, so angry. The system has failed me, on almost every level. I am definitely not the only one; but perhaps I am one of the few with a platform from which to speak, so … Continue readingTigress in a corner.
17 April 2020 1:34 am I do believe that I have confused the fuck out of my housemates. Preamble #1: There is no doubt that these Germans I have had the good fortune to end up in lockdown with are not some of the best … Continue readingDancing in a Nest of Sticks? Ernestine Confuses Her Flatmates.
Easter Home Neukölln No, you can’t have a bareback appointment, pandemic or not, blue sky or green, upside-down or downside-up, stop asking. As I attempt to quell the vibrations of my nervous system after yet another idiot, god when will they stop making those, I turned … Continue readingNightmares That I Thought I Left Behind & A Walk Through the Woods
I have been alerted to the fact–rather gracelessly–that my last post makes me sound like a selfish asshole. I am not writing this so she forgives me for my selfishness, but rather because I agree that there are things I wrote that may misrepresent the … Continue readingThe Dignity of Work
10 March 2020 Bed I am a squirrel falling through the air. I found this card today and bought it. It’s one of those lovely old-fashioned nature prints that you see everywhere in bookshops here. The image is of a flying squirrel twisted on … Continue readingA Squirrel Falling Through the Air
16 February 2020 A bar in Neukölln Every time a cop drove past, I’d watch it like a hawk. Eyes wide, mind alert, muscles tensed, heartbeat elevated. That prickly feeling, when you feel the release of adrenaline into your bloodstream. Every time, even if it … Continue readingThe Blue Lights