Category Archives: Comment

Philip Davies: Rogue One or Empire Strikes Back?

The only surprising thing about Friday’s parliamentary debate on ratifying the Istanbul Convention is the surprise expressed at the blatant attempt by Philip Davies MP to prevent Parliament from doing so. Perhaps that is the point: we should be so … Continue reading

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Ten inconvenient facts when erasing the LGBT experience

Wow! Like, wow! If you thought Sky News took the prize for erasing the inconvenient gay in their recent car crash of an interview with Owen Jones, you haven’t reckoned with erasure central, aka BBC Local Radio. Step forward Three … Continue reading

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New Target: old bullying

A chilling post this weekend from the US underlining how rights will not be enough to protect that country’s trans community from the vile bigotry of people who have taken a message of universal love – love God, love your … Continue reading

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What Jesus did (in the bathroom)?

Omigosh! Awkward…. I mean, Jesus actually using a bathroom! Merely to ask such a question feels like tiptoeing around the edges of blasphemy.  Almost, for us English, as badly-mannered as speculating whether the Queen would ever wee in a public … Continue reading

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Bathroom bigotry: where real meets stupid…

…and pops out the back for a crafty fag I have, of late, had difficulties with some posts. That is because i suffer from a very dry sense of humour and that which i find funny, that which i spoof … Continue reading

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Dear Jeremy….have you read your manifesto lately?

Perhaps it is the literalist in me, but….when a senior politician such as Jeremy Hunt claims that the seven-day NHS service was a Conservative party manifesto pledge – was indeed “the first line, on the first page of our manifesto” … Continue reading

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