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Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Emma Watson and the worst sex ever.

The ever excellent Myles Jackman has described the censorship of pornography as the canary in the coalmine of free speech. It is a good indicator of whether you actually care … Continue reading

February 27, 2016 · 14 Comments

Beneath the surface

This piece of alleged research by Laura Seebohm and her colleagues at Changing Lives made me pause and think about what the team at Changing Lives are trying to tell … Continue reading

February 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Eu hokey cokey

‘You put your left arm in, your left arm out, in out in out, shake it all about, You do the hokey cockey and you turn around, that’s what it’s … Continue reading

February 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Control of the Narrative.

Tatchell, Catherine Bennett and when the privileged ignore facts to control the narrative

February 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

My strengths,my weaknesses and my history

This splendid article by Richard Bentall speaks volumes to me. Here’s why. There is a personality trait I have which is at times my greatest strength, my greatest weakness, and … Continue reading

February 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

The letter and the purpose of the law

The death of Antonin Scalia offers a chance to think about legal interpretation and the weakness of the law. Scalia was the leading light in American conservative legal thinking,  a … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

The next time

this is a poem about rape, you wont like it  I just want to be able to scream the next time I am raped is it too much to ask … Continue reading

February 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Blameworthy?

Be aware this post mentions suicide, and childhood abuse.   We have covered forgiveness before on this blog, whilst Carter can only ever speak for himself, I found a lot … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Platform claiming and window dressing

I actually chewed over whether to bring his early career as a window dresser into a blog about Peter Tatchell, but it turns out his supportively edited Wikipedia page includes … Continue reading

February 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

Card games

I have a jaundiced view of Valentine’sDay. The first girl in our school to get a Valentine’s card was also the girl who marked her 14th birthday party by announcing … Continue reading

February 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

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