There’s a new advertising poster up in Manchester, and the country is abuzz. Here are some excerpts from the complaints: …disgusting… …The picture is shocking and it isn’t normal… …highly offensive… …exploitation… … the sort of picture that a paedophile… Read More ›
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Ostrich parents in Queensland are said to be up in arms today about a sex education website aimed at Grade 7 students. The site, thehormonefactory.com (warning:website sound), contains a selection of pubertal anatomy and physiology, basic sex information, talk about… Read More ›
As no doubt the editors hoped, this cover for Ms. Magazine’s Special Inaugural Issue has generated a lot of controversy. Many feminists feel that Obama’s feminist credentials are not nearly as strong as they could be, while the cover has generated an escalation in panic-mongering and shrill we-told-you-so’s from the religious right plus a great deal more snark about Obamessianic visions and rainbow unicorns from the neocon right.
Shakesville has a post up pointing to the official GOP policy platform site, http://www.gopplatform2008.com. The Republican Party platform includes the following: We strongly support the long-held policy of the Republican Party known as the “Mexico City policy,” which prohibits federal… Read More ›
Inspired by “Child neglect cases evidence of a wider malaise – experts”: Whitefellas abuse children Blackfellas abuse children Early intervention Army intervention Postnatal handholding Welfare withholding More childcare centres on hand Seize all their land Education with your firstborn Ban… Read More ›