Turning Anxiety into a Weapon by A.T. Kingsmith

“Turn Illness into a Weapon” professed the manifesto of the SPK or Socialist Patients Collective. “The kidney stones that make you suffer,” they declared, are the same as “the stone thrown into the control room of capitalism. 1

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Asylum Magazine (Volume 29, No1) Spring 2022

This Spring issue of Asylum 2022 has a bit of gender theme. With the growing moral panic about trans and gender identity, our managing editor, H. Spandler outlines the common struggle of Mad and Trans liberation and calls for an end to the so-called TERF wars.

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Beyond the TERF Wars by H. Spandler

I’ve felt increasingly upset and disturbed by the debates that have been raging about Trans and gender identity in recent years. It feels like we’re living amid a Trans moral panic in the UK, and this appears to be spreading throughout the globe. Read more