Newspaper publishes list of gay people to ‘help them live responsible lives’ Of course! Outing them is for their own good!
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed-reader. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments.
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments.
Big Brother UK Season 10 is well underway. I’ll be posting the odd BB clip to illustrate common conversations and issues, as a discussion trigger. You don’t have to watch the show to join in; the issues are standalone and… Read More ›
Via the Sarahs at Saucy Sisters, some massive adfail on ABC show The Gruen Transfer. TGT was going to look at a “fat pride” advertisement that combines the Oppression Olympics and -ist-humour tropes tonight. The show, which played the Adults… Read More ›
A couple of weeks ago, I was intrigued by an article in The Guardian, by columnist Libby Brooks, which discusses recent publications of erotic fiction written for and by women, focusing particularly on In Bed With, an anthology edited by Kathy Lette, boasting contributions from a number of well-known women (who nonetheless hide behind a “nom de porn”—name of first pet followed by name of first street).
Brooks’ article has a definite feminist slant to it, and she speculates that Lette’s project (and others like it) could be used to counter the “raunch culture”
I’ve been ranting about this on twitter, but most of you aren’t there. I’m completely bemused, gobsmacked, and hornswoggled by Nicola Roxon’s new Men’s Health Ambassadors. They might not be salaried, but they’re going to get their travel expenses paid… Read More ›