I suppose I should be sympathetic to the plight of Nat West savers. I mean, I AM one, so if anything else goes tits up, it could well be my account, my direct debits and…well, you get the picture.
But still, I can’t help feeling a touch of schadenfreude (look it up!) at all those earnest folk in the media and on phone-ins worried about bad credit records being created through no fault of the individuals concerned – and therefore why matters should be corrected at the earliest possible, leaving not the shadow of a stain on their personal history. Read the rest of this entry »
Request from a Brighton researcher for help with research on men in civil partnerships.
The researcher is looking specifically for:
younger men (under 35)
men from ethnic minorities
older men (over 60)
More details on the flyre, downloadable here.
Doncha just love a certain sort of religious extremist? (Ed: er, no!). Its not just the extremity, so to speak: but the sheer bonkers inconsistency of it.
Like, take the ever so – woo! – ground-breaking proposal for a new Star Wars vid game to include a GAY character. Like this is going to herald the end of life, the universe and pretty much everything as we know it. Read the rest of this entry »
Somewhere at the heart of United States assumptions about “justice” and “fairness” lives a bloody big elephant. Read the rest of this entry »
Today’s other “big deal” in church was the fact that priests up and down the UK were reading out a letter calling on parishioners to oppose government moves to legalise gay marriage and to sign a petition to that effect. Read the rest of this entry »
Sometimes – whisper it low – even tawdry rags like the Sun can do minorities a favour. Nah. Not by coming out in favour of, well, coming out. But by giving issues a good airing – or perhaps, more accurately, public kicking – and in the end moving debate and attitudes on.
So it was recently with their front page shock! horror! exposé to the effect that a woman who claimed over 1,000 sexual partners was actually… a man! Read the rest of this entry »