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By tigtog on September 14, 2012
According to the angriest keyboard pounders in the Twitterverse, Catherine Deveny rudely interrupted & talked loudly over the top of everybody else on Q&A on Monday night, and was especially disrespectful to the Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Peter Jensen. What a frightfully boorish display that would be if it were true.
By blue milk on March 12, 2012
Bob Katter’s Australia Party are running a homophobic television advertisement to try and convince Queenslanders to vote for them instead of the alternative conservative political party, the Liberal National Party (LNP) in the forthcoming state election.
By tigtog on February 8, 2012
If we use the intentions and feelings of privileged people to determine when bigotry occurs, you will find that no one is bigoted by that definition.
By Guest Hoyden on December 20, 2011
This is a Summer Slowdown Guest Post (thanks QoT!) – a repost of a blog post from earlier this year.
Clearly the media meme of the month is “won’t someone think of the children, and the imaginary innocence we ascribe to them in order to justify our lack of openness about basic anatomy because it’s ~icky~?”
By Chally on December 6, 2011
There was a bit of a controversy on Sunday when The Daily Telegraph, which is apparently still passing for a newspaper, put up a story called “PM Julia Gillard and Senator Pansy Wong – a reluctant embrace of an emotive issue; gay marriage”. Here’s the story in question. Let’s be very kind and move past [...]
Posted in media, social justice | Tagged australia, bigotry, homophobia, Julia Gillard, mainstream media, marriage, marriage equality, media, race & racism, sexuality and health, social change | 18 Responses
By tigtog on April 26, 2011
How can we raise our children to be willing to take a stand against injustice in favour of integrity? Where do we start?
By tigtog on December 23, 2010
1. DADT repeal bill signed. 2. UN resolution condemning extrajudicial killings reinstates sexual orientation clause. 3. Sady Doyle gets a good night’s sleep.
By tigtog on November 25, 2010
I have no words.
By tigtog on November 2, 2010
Newspaper publishes list of gay people to ‘help them live responsible lives’ Of course! Outing them is for their own good! Related posts: A little advice gleaned from Condescending Wonka Where to now with the #mencallmethings momentum? Abbott Watch: Scumbaggery alert Finally How more vile (and thick (and don’t forget vile)) can McCain possibly be?