One of the key pieces of information we need when choosing contraception is accurate data on effectiveness. What is the likelihood that your birth control will stop you getting pregnant? We are presented with pretty charts by family planning counsellors,… Read More ›
Month: August 2009
There really should be a better way to balance a principle of explicit non-toleration of marginalising language/arguments on HaT and a practise which appears to be driving people away from discussion here entirely. So how about we explore that a bit?
Roxanne Shante – a teen rapper in the 1980s – had a contract with Warner Music. It included a clause that the company would pay for Shante’s education for the rest of her life.
There’s smart/sassy remarks, making political points, social justice calls, promoting the latest hotspot, and shaming of friends/lovers behaving badly. Some of it is funny, some of it is progressive, lots of it is very reactionary, and wow: it’s hard to look away.
Is it very, very wrong of me to have subscribed for years to the newsletter of the Aussie arm of the LaRouchites just for the laffs?
Tom Calma, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, announced today at the National Press Club the proposed formation of a new national advisory body to bring the voice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to the Minister,… Read More ›
Muggins here wasn’t watching the bandwidth meter. Sorted now.
From Leah Hobson of the AFDO [Australian Federation of Disability Organisations] : AFDO needs your help. We’re keen to give Bill Shorten [Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Children’s Services] examples of large venues which don’t do accessible toilets very well…. Read More ›