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On my way from here to there

Who’s on first?

If you are interested in politics – and you like lists – then here’s a list that may be of some interest to you. For this is a list, in order, of who the next President of the United States … Continue reading

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Shock new poll: Brits voted to leave Eurovision – not EU!

In a shocking new survey published by YouGov today, it turns out a majority of voters thought they were voting to leave the Eurovision song contest. In the first survey to include Eurovision on the list of options, the final … Continue reading

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Abuse of Office?

Whooo boy! Am i a lucky girl! Last night i received a personal email from Boris Johnson!!! No. Not just Boris: mere fallible mortal Boris. But from the Foreign Secretary himself. Our country is in trouble and he needs my … Continue reading

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The “real” issue

: When people talk about “real” womanhood, all too often, what they really mean is “pure”. This is a deeply reactionary argument and not one that anyone on the progressive side of politics can be comfortable with. Another day, another … Continue reading

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A bestiary of bathroom bigotry

Here’s a little something wot i wrote last year on the subject of bigots and bathrooms. Originally for GayStarNews, but a combination of events and deadlines meant it never quite got out there. But since i spent some time putting … Continue reading

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Spanish justice: three and a half years for a song, two years 8 months for neo-nazi attack

In Spain the authorities are cracking down on dangerous singers Mallorcan rapper Miguel Arenas Beltrán, better known as Valtonyc, has been handed down a sentence of 3 years and 6 months in prison by the National Court to for insulting … Continue reading

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News from abroad: Media exposé of state funds diverted to gay clubs could lead to trans deaths

If that headline sounds a bit convoluted, don’t worry: it’s not really. Rather, it’s just another everyday story of how a sensational media exposé of wrongdoing in the public sphere may yet backfire with the unintended and unfortunate consequence that … Continue reading

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