Jessica Abrahams
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Jessica Abrahams is a freelance journalist who has worked for publications including The Guardian, The Telegraph and Bloomberg News. She is a Maltese and British national and a terrible, terrible cook.

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How the Occupy London Protesters Shook the Church

4 Comments | Posted 1 November 2011 | 00:00:00 (EST)

"The Church is a business like any other," says 23-year-old Conor Murray, who has travelled from his home in Galway to join the protesters in London. "It felt that its commercial concerns were threatened by us being here. The cathedral earns £16,000 a day in tourism revenue. There are Tescos...

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Gender, Genetics and Men Who Like Facemasks

Posted 15 October 2011 | 16:58:14 (EST)

A man diagnosed with a genetic disorder that makes him both a man and woman spoke to The Guardian last week about his experience of living with Klinefelter's syndrome.

Pedro Juan Perez is a man with three sex chromosomes - XXY, compared with XY for a...

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The Catholics Fighting to Defect from the Church

Posted 1 October 2011 | 01:35:41 (EST)

A group of disaffected Catholics in Malta have been forced to resort to civil law after they were unable to terminate their membership of the Church earlier this year. They join a string of organisations set up in recent years to push for the right to formally defect from the...

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Is Binge-Drinking A Feminist Issue?

Posted 16 September 2011 | 06:00:00 (EST)

Earlier this week, the Cumbria Alcohol and Drug Advisory Service (CADAS) announced their concern about rising levels of binge-drinking amongst young people. Despite the fact that more men than women are admitted to hospital with drinking-related liver disease, CADAS expressed particular concern about young women drinking heavily. And CADAS is...

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