campaigner, mother, sex therapist, artist, and most recently,
journalist, was born in East London in 1906 to Jewish parents. A
clothes designer by trade, she became a radical socialist in the 1930s
travelling to the Soviet Union on the same boat as Beatrice and Sydney
Later she joined the Marriage Guidance Council and became one of
Britain’s first sex therapists and the author of several books on
teenage sexuality. In the 1970s she was an elected member of the
Greater London Council.
But it was the publication of Rose’s sparky, elegant column in the New
Journal last September made her an overnight sensation at the age of
100. So far, she has appeared in the Guardian, the Observer, the
Independent, Daily Mail, the Times, the Telegraph and Woman’s Hour.Request s to interview her continue to pour in from all over the world.