39 years of reproductive freedom in the UK

But for how much longer? That’s the question asked in this Guardian special, Time to Speak Up: It’s 39 years since abortion was legalised in this country, yet these days it’s rarely discussed without mention of ‘shame’, ‘mental trauma’ or ‘viability’. With pro-lifers dominating the debate, and even leftwingers describing abortion as a ‘necessary evil’, […]

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Tweakin’

Bear with me if the title banner or other stuff looks different today, or if the sidebar disappears or something. I’m playing around with the template again, ‘cos I wants me some rotating banners, and that means changing to K2. Related posts: Update: Sydney Same Sex Marriage Rally, November 28th Careful with that ripped-off website […]

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Australian Misogyny Week

It’s very depressing to read/listen/watch Australian media this week. I posted yesterday on the gang of youths that assaulted a developmentally delayed 17-year-old girl, forcing her to give them oral sex, urinating on her and setting her hair on fire. They sold homemade DVDs of the assault around Victorian high schools, which is the only […]

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First Santa Sighting

First Santa Sighting

I couldn’t Adam and Eve it. Sure, it was outside one of those all-year round Xmas decoration megabarns, but there he was: out on the main drag, waving at the cars going by. My humbuggery failed me. I actually smiled to see him there while I waited for the lights to change. [very quietly] I […]

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