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~ Jessica Mitford
By tigtog on December 24, 2010
A combination of financial strain, families spending more time together, and increased alcohol consumption contribute to the rise in figures. It is timely then, that this month NSW Minister for Women Jodi McKay launched a new website to offer information and practical support to victims of domestic violence and their supporters.
By Lauredhel on December 23, 2010
Parking and pathways and seating? This is a piece of cake. This is public design 101. It should be something that is an essential part of building new playgrounds and of upgrading existing ones.
But no one is bothering. People with disabilities are supposed to be the passive “cared-for”, not active carers.
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 December 22, 2010
Only just catching up on the current online activism taking place using the #MooreandMe hashtag on Twitter? Not quite sure what it’s all about? Hoyden commentor Meg Thornton has put together a huge #MooreandMe link collection: Source Materials, Sady Doyle’s activism, Rape Apologism 101 Stuff, Comment & Opinion, Places to Send Donations and more.
By Beppie on December 21, 2010
Isn’t it interesting, that in this particular instance, the blame seems to be directed at the person who is distributing these photos when they shouldn’t be, rather than at the people who actually posed for the photograph? There are no platitudes about how careful men need to be, or about how they need to be educated about the consequences of their actions.
By tigtog on December 19, 2010
The US Senate has voted to repeal the 1993 “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” bill that banned same-sex-attracted military personnel from being open and honest about their sexual orientation under penalty of dismissal.
By tigtog on December 16, 2010
I simply can’t process this very well. Those poor, poor people.
By Beppie on December 5, 2010
Captain Bridget Clinch is a pretty awesome woman. It’s because of her that the Australian Defence Force changed its policy, which banned people undergoing or contemplating gender reassignment from serving. She risked the job she loves — the job she’s wanted since she was a teenager — in order to be able to serve openly […]
By tigtog on November 25, 2010
I have no words.
By Emily Manuel on November 20, 2010
Even though it’s remembrance of all the deaths worldwide, most writings you’ll find about TDOR online will be from the US, where the day started. But it’s important to acknowledge the specifics of exactly who it is dying, rather than universalise the violence as affecting all trans men, women, genderqueers and other non-binaries equally.