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"Women have suffered for so long" says Antony Hegarty. "And we need to support each other"

Kate Mossman, Word, The, August 2012

ANTONY HEGARTY is a very persuasive man. He rarely smiles, he doesn't crack jokes, but there's something about that whisper, which at first sounds cool and detached, then conspiratorial — as though he's suddenly decided you might be worth collaborating with. He's dressed in assorted black cotton things and baby-pink shoes this afternoon, and holding a book given to him by one of the Rough Trade staff entitled The Wise Wound: Menstruation And Everywoman, a discourse on feminine cycles with a foreword by Margaret Drabble.

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