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By tigtog on December 7, 2011
Auntie has now confirmed that once again they are fast-tracking from the UK for a screening date of December 26 at 7:30pm.
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 Mindy on December 5, 2011
Have social attitudes to female criminals changed since Queen Victoria’s time?
Posted in arts & entertainment, Culture, ethics & philosophy, gender & feminism, history, law & order, Life, social justice, work and family | Tagged crime, gendered roles, social change, women | 2 Responses
By tigtog on December 4, 2011
Here There Be Spoilers
What I found particularly satisfying about the series was how the character-based narrative kept overturning my initial conceptions, each POV episode revealing new challenges, realisations, secrets and dreams as events unreel.
By tigtog on December 2, 2011
Chinese men spend more on fashion clothing than women. More than twice as much ($1.1 billion to $439 million).
By tigtog on November 30, 2011
Ro-ro-rotate your owl!
By tigtog on November 29, 2011
When skeptics start questioning the scientific basis for the Burzynski Clinic’s highly expensive “antineoplaston” cancer therapy, that’s the time that you are supposed to offer proof of therapeutic benefit. Issuing threats instead tends to make it look like the Burzynski Clinic just doesn’t have any proofs to offer.
By tigtog on November 28, 2011
There’s been an uptick over the last few weeks in site visitors clicking on links to Anti-Feminist Bingo and Anti-Feminist Bingo #2 – since comments on those posts have been long closed, I invite you to comment here instead, should you feel so inclined.
By tigtog on November 28, 2011
The Keep Calm trope has regularly upped my chuff levels, and I had a sudden bout of WWED, realising that Mrs Peel would definitely do her bit, so here you go:
By tigtog on November 25, 2011
Have you sometimes wondered what I sound like? You can hear me conversing with Kylie Sturgess on the Token Skeptic podcast: Episode Eighty-Eight – On Codes Of Conduct Part II – Sexism, Skepticism And Civility Online
By Mindy on November 25, 2011
It’s Time: new ad from Get Up.
Posted in arts & entertainment, Culture, culture wars, education, ethics & philosophy, law & order, Life, media, Politics, relationships, social justice | Tagged activism/charity, marriage equality, sexuality and health, social change | 4 Responses
By tigtog on November 24, 2011
UC Davis Police officer Lieutenant John Pike is sure getting around the internet this week – photoshop justice is harsh.