Monthly Archives: February 2017

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"Simon & Schuster is canceling the publication of 'Dangerous' by Milo Yiannopoulos "After careful consideration." Full story coming soon." HALT-WRITE — Nick Harvey (@mrnickharvey) February 20, 2017 So, inciting transphobic abuse, inciting violence against migrants, being an actual neo-Nazi… S&S didn't think required consideration? — Another Angry Woman (@stavvers) February 20, 2017 Never mind it was *already* in… Read more »

When the leaders lead like that…

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The inclusion of bisexual men on the funding proposals for health promotion but not the actual work seeps down, even to places that should go 'hang on..' So recently, a number of people have been linking to an online survey from an MSc student at Huddersfield on using mobile 'apps' to deliver health promotion to men who have sex with… Read more »

Two for the price of one

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Combining the b-exclusion of an LGBT history month event and of an earlier article in The Guardian, 'Burnley Buggers' Ball to mark 50th anniversary of Sexual Offences Act' manages to keep up with the language of the others: [] lesbian and gay rights – 2 uses [] gay and lesbian rights – 1 use, as a quote from Russell T… Read more »

Activity, not orientation

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When an article about gay and bisexual men starts with "A pardon for Britain’s persecuted gay men", you know the bisexual erasure is strong with the author. And indeed it is. Looking at the text, we see: [] gay men – 1 use [] gay and bisexual men – 1 use [] straight allies – 1 use [] LGBT people… Read more »

The lessons of history

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LGBT History Month is on us again and, as ever, there's a distinct shortage of the 'B' to be seen. Unfortunately, there isn't a shortage of biphobes being given a platform. This year, the main one is Julie Bindel who will be speaking at the Working Class Movement Library on the first Saturday. Unfortunately, Schools OUT UK, the creators of… Read more »