UPDATE: OK, it looks like I misheard this one. The story wasn’t about a sex worker at all, it was about a public servant seeking worker’s compensation for an injury sustained during a sexual encounter at a work-related conference. This does put a different perspective on the joke and the reaction.
WTF were they thinking?
Signal boost: Oh good, look what Apple’s endorsed
Call them, and please reblog. Make some noise.
Jerks and those who do not challenge them
Clueless quote of the day via Blaghag, blogging on why women don’t come to atheist meetings after a conversation that ended with this:
“What? It’s not harassment since we’re not in a workplace.”
WTF are they thinking OTD: M$ Borgware
Why in the name of all that’s noodly does Microsoft produce, with Internet Explorer 8, a browser that is even less standards-compliant than IE7?
Quickhit #2: that chocolate frog
The worst thing is the racial subtext to this whole thing. Indigenous children are vastly overrepresented in gaols.
Hey, Hey it’s offensive in Australia too
Remember when something as outrageously racist as a minstrel show was considered funny? Mainstream funny, not white supremacist funny? No, me neither. That kind of cruelty was a long, long time ago. Or so we thought. Then this week a… Read More ›
YouTube OTD: Virtually Incomprehensible to non-Australians
Hitler finds out the marketing team at Kraft has decided to call the new vegemite “iSnack 2.0”.