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The Sunday Sermon; A Christian response to transphobia.

Content note for extreme transphobia on the linked to leaflet. Yesterday it was saddening, but not surprising, to hear that terfs were spreading their hate at Reclaim the Night London. … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 3 Comments

Decoding St George

The row about Emily Thornberry and the flag draped home of a white van man is emblematic of much that is wrong about politics in England today. The first thing … Continue reading

November 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Help me doctor, I can’t make love

Jem wrote brilliantly about the fuckwittery that is ‘Make Love, Not Porn’. One of the joys of this blog is that if I provide my perspective on a topic, that’s … Continue reading

November 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why I will never make love, not porn.

Recently carter and I went for a drive, we talked about his work issues and I hope I helped him with insights about where he wanted to be. Combined with … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · 11 Comments

Taking victims out of the picture

This article in the Telegraph outraged many of us who read it. The implication, that the teenage girl might be in some way accountable for the behaviour of older men … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Psychics and morality

Yes, I know, it’s another blog that begins with a twitterspat. Someone on twitter was criticizing the use of death threats against Sally Morgan, aka Psychic Sally. Apparently Psychic Sally … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Sunday Sermon; Radicalization and responsibility

Radicalization is the word of the moment, as the news reports on a new form of teenage rebellion, dropping out to join ISIS. The teenagers, we are informed, have been … Continue reading

November 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Poppies, penguins and product placement.

The Sainsbury’s christmas ad seems to be creating a lot of debate, as people ponder whether donations to the British Legion outweigh a cynical attempt to sell turkeys and chestnut … Continue reading

November 14, 2014 · 6 Comments

Life skills

Have you seen the life skills ads? You know the ones, they’re paid for by a bank, where a teenager tells you that the key to getting a job is … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

A Christian response to sex work.

As a Christian a daily sorrow is how many others who share my faith see the eradication of sex work ¬†as a laudable aim. Not the eradication of work, or … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

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