Coco Khan
Coco Khan is Editor of the Kensington and Chelsea Review by day, and an East London hack by night. She writes about the differing worlds of East and West London, of class, culture and all that's in between.

Entries by Coco Khan

Keep Delhi Trending: Why We Must Keep Talking About the India Rape Case

(0) Comments | Posted 29 December 2012 | (10:28)

At the time of writing this, Delhi is trending worldwide. This morning, the young student who suffered the brutal gang rape that sparked the riots in Delhi, died. To many, she was murdered. On Wednesday, another Indian girl died. She ingested poison, killing herself, though her suicide note pointed clearly...

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A Year Later Slutwalk Still Doesn't Cut the Feminist Mustard, But Is a Step in the Right Direction

(4) Comments | Posted 26 September 2012 | (00:00)

The first time I went to Slutwalk, I joked to my friends that I might be refused from participation for being just too damned qualified. Whilst without a shadow of a doubt the people behind Slutwalk UK, and the people who attend are genuine, passionate individuals who should be praised...

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Women Voting Boris is London's Biggest Joke

(1) Comments | Posted 2 May 2012 | (13:29)

Whenever I think of female Conservatives, I think of Carlton from the Fresh Prince of Bel Air. There's one particular episode where Carlton attempts to negotiate with the Police who have unfairly pulled him over by mentioning he's a friend of the Reagans. The audience erupt with laughter....

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Limbaugh v Fluke Reminds Us the UK Contraception Battle Isn't Over

(0) Comments | Posted 5 March 2012 | (16:08)

On the other side of the Atlantic, the contraceptive pill is hot topic. This has been sparked by the world's greatest living PR disaster, Rush 'nought to bigot in 30 seconds' Limbaugh calling student Sandra Fluke a 'slut' for her campaign to have medical insurance cover the cost of the...

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University to Take Action Against UniLAD - But is It Enough?

(4) Comments | Posted 3 February 2012 | (09:17)

Like most adult humans capable of basic thought and feeling, I too heard about the uniLAD controversy and was appalled. I was so appalled I called up Plymouth University, harbourer of Jamie Street, 'CEO and TechLad' of the rape-trivialising web-cesspit, to ask what exactly they would be doing about the...

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