Redfern Jon Barrett

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Born in the north of England in the summer of 1984, REDFERN JON BARRETT is a writer and polyamory rights campaigner. Having gained a doctorate in literature from Swansea University/Prifysgol Abertawe in 2010, he is the author of two novels: The Giddy Death of the Gays & the Strange Demise of Straights (shortlisted for the 2016 Bisexual Fiction Awards in New York) and Forget Yourself (Lethe Press). He has contributed to magazines, journals, and anthologies including Guernica Daily, PinkNews, as well as Strange Horizons, and has worked with both Guernica and PEN America as a reader. Redfern currently divides his time between Britain and Berlin, living with his two partners and playing too many board games.
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In “The Handmaid’s Tale” there’s a scene in which the main character’s mother takes her to a book burning. The books burned are pornography, and the event is co-organised between the far right and radical feminists. The scene, missing from the TV show, makes an important point: Though the radical feminists believed they were fighting patriarchy, their unholy alliance with fascists proved their...

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