Nine is a freelance writer, editor and international pet sitter, who previously worked at a support project for sex workers. She also DJs, makes zines, and uses Twitter.

  1. “I know who held the knife, but they might as well have put it in his hands,” wrote the mother of Jasmine, a 27-year-old woman who was murdered on 11 July by her former partner. "They" here refers to the Swedish state, which had removed Jasmine's children from her home within hours of learning that she was a sex worker. Custody of the children was awarded to the man who subsequently killed her. As…