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Monthly Archives: May, 2014

To the male feminist in the Fedora

Once I spent a weekend in the lake district with a bunch of swingers who had rented a cottage. It was pretty much the final nail in the coffin of … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · 18 Comments

Sub-textual racism

We believe, as the proprietors of this blog, in discourse, in a process that tests hypotheses and tries to describe the world in a way that provides guides to action. … Continue reading

May 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

Democracy and bullying

This was going to start as a blog about the awful bullying of a decent and lovely individual on the internet. Instead, it’s going to illustrate how pervasive bullying is, … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 3 Comments

Trigger warnings and toothpicks.

I am writing this rather than play my favourite RPG, Skyrim. It is rated 15 for strong violence, and excessive arrows to the knee. (Sorry injoke). I may pause to … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · 22 Comments

UKIP voters and TV drama

It’s irritating when two things come together that you want to blog about. One is the issue of how you engage with UKIP voters, inspired by an Ed Miliband speech … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Principle, practice and ‘not all men’

@prisonerben and I had a discussion last night about, in effect, the utility of insisting that not all men are rapists. Let’s be clear here, so no-one is mistaken. I … Continue reading

May 26, 2014 · 14 Comments

Public Bodies, private anger

Content Note; this piece describes sexual assault On a Sunday I normally write the Sunday Sermon, a wander through the moral and ethical underpinnings to my life. Today if you … Continue reading

May 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

A good day to be a man

This is a blog written by an unrepentantly bisexual man who ends up being described as straight because that is how the world sees him. On the day that another … Continue reading

May 25, 2014 · 4 Comments

What is sex?

Be aware this post has one brief mention of suicide and self harm in the context of legality of such actions. ┬áIt also discusses age play, which is many things … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 9 Comments

Nationalism in the 21st century

John Harris has written about the rise of UKIP here. He’s right to note that a vote for UKIP shouldn’t just be reduced to a protest vote, and to note … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · 1 Comment

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