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Men are hating Star Wars for all the right reasons

Contains spoilers for The Last Jedi Star Wars, The Last Jedi has raised the ire of certain quarters of the internet. There is even a petition against it, proving, if … Continue reading

December 23, 2017 · 2 Comments

Justice League, a film for our times

contains vague spoilers for justice league Superhero’s always reflect the times, their powers, and flaws, showing the concerns of their creators right back to Frankenstein, the original metahuman story. In … Continue reading

November 25, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fools Gold

What is submission? As Eamon Holmes scrapes the bottom of a barrel I didnt even know existed (and no I am not watching) on channel 5 it is a question … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Doctor is now a woman. Here are the things the BBC needs to get right.

So, the tennis (finally) ¬†finished and the announcement has been made. The thirteenth Doctor is to be played by Jodie Whitaker, who, the observant may have spotted, is a woman. … Continue reading

July 16, 2017 · 4 Comments

Broken Walls

Recently Carter wished to take some photographs of me, as we wandered, like two unlonely and very content clouds. Posing for photographs is incredibly submissive for me, the world contracts … Continue reading

July 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

How did we get here?

It is a year since the brexit vote, and the country feels angrier, and more divided than ever. Even before the vote we saw how deep the division was, with … Continue reading

June 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

Someone tell Farron he was not born this way

So after an election campaign when Tim Farron’s views on queer people followed him around, like a bad queerphobic smell he has now resigned. It is not uncommon for leaders … Continue reading

June 15, 2017 · 1 Comment

Reasons to be Cheerful

First things first, those who know more than me about polls tell me the chances of a Labour victory on Thursday are zero. The chances of a minority or hung … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Searching for Utopia

I read this piece on Utopias by Valery North with interest. It has been a while since someone thought they were being clever with the “would sex work exist in … Continue reading

May 23, 2017 · 1 Comment

Does Jeremy read this blog?

Two years ago Carter and I wrote about the things Labour wasn’t talking about, and that we thought they needed to. I lamented that the party who had stood in … Continue reading

May 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

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