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Lock up the trolls

OK, let’s assume it makes sense to lock up trolls for two years. No, stop sneering, stop and think about it. Let’s imagine we go along with the government, and … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · 4 Comments

Lets talk about…

There has been, to put it bluntly, a lack of sex around here recently. Carter, to some extent, explored part of the reason why from his perspective here. The idea … Continue reading

October 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Sunday Sermon; Repentance and Ched

Carter has already written excellently about the issues surrounding the release of Ched Evans from prison this week. It has been interesting from a perspective of forgiveness and repentance. As … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Leading football fans astray

Back in the grim and distant Blairite past, Supporters Direct came blinking into the light like a forgotten step-child who had unexpected talents. It seems a no-brainer, that a government … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Morris dancing and blacking up

David Cameron posed with a group of Morris dancers with blacked up faces recently. It caused something of a stir. To be fair to Lola Okolosie she did a good … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 4 Comments

When sportsmen go bad…

Sportsmen behaving badly are making the news this week. If it’s not Ben Flower proving that the spirit of Big Jim Mills is not dead, it’s Ched Evans proving that … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Standing at the intersection

I have recently had a huge education in the reality of racism, or as much as any white person can. For those who don’t know I was the oldest admin … Continue reading

October 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Sunday Sermon; Will no one think of the children.

This post was inspired by @bishtraining and his #Talkforaminute idea. Seriously go check out his site, especially if you have children, meet children, work with children or once saw a … Continue reading

October 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

Bi-sexual or pan-sexual?

Laurie Penny, who is always worth reading, tweeted about being pansexual, and queer, and almost immediately apologised for the assumed implication that to be bisexual is cissexist. I have to … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

It’s sing song time

The problems of the LSE rugby club have prompted plenty of commentary. Rugby clubs have a traditional image that plays to the same idea, of rugby clubs being heavily gendered, … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

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