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Banning provocateurs doesn’t silence them – it only amplifies their voices

I write about free speech. And I’m tired of writing about free speech. I’m tired of needing to write about free speech.

I’m tired of needing to defend women’s freedom to discuss our long-contested bodies without being plucked and waxed into acceptable, tidy language, bland and inoffensive as a Playboy Bunny’s perky smile. I’m

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Kate Maltby
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Kate Maltby
Kate Maltby writes about the intersection of culture, politics and history. She is a theatre critic for The Times and is conducting academic research on the intellectual life of Elizabeth I.

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