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Monthly Archive: November 2013

Nov 30 2013

Fatwa

There is an Arabic paper about the concept of frivolous fatwas. See in Egypt there was a period where there was a rising Islamic fundamentalism which was harmful to Egyptian life. Not only does Egypt have a cultural diversity it is also a major tourist destination. And a lot of the Muslim Brotherhood were incredibly …

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Nov 29 2013

HIV Has A New Strain

There’s a new strain of HIV that”s been discovered in Guinea-Bissau (West Africa). It’s more aggressive than the other two major strains and causes a rapid progression from HIV+ to AIDS according to the researchers at Lund University (Sweden) Instead of around 7 years it takes around 5 years to develop AIDS. 

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Nov 29 2013

It’s Not Divine, It’s Just Childbirth and Sometimes it goes wrong

I am an oddity in the whole “Natural/Medical” birth argument. See, I am pro-medical birth. Staunchly so. I think the absolute BEST possible outcome of childbirth is at the hands of trained medical practitioners with the proper support structure and proximity to said support structure if things go wrong or expert help is needed. But …

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Nov 29 2013

Trans Phobia

I rarely talk about transphobia and the hijra I used to work with. Well that’s mainly because we don’t work together any more the last I saw of them was a while ago. But sometimes while poking around the net you do find some absolutely horrendous things. “I would like to pass out something that …

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Nov 28 2013

Age of Kali – Regressive and Depressing

“I Think You Need to Do Your Homework” [TW - Rape, Deaths, Sexism]

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Nov 28 2013

You Need A Man!

Ah Suzanne Venker! We meet again! Well this time she’s on Fox telling ladies how they really need a man and that not having a man is super duper bad. Now I am not saying having a boyfriend and a husband is a bad thing, I am just saying that it isn’t the philosopher’s stone …

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Nov 27 2013

Age of Kali – It’s Been a Year

It’s been nearly a year since India’s idea about women changed. In every  feminist revolution there has been a precipitating event, a single instance that changed the way we thought about things. That made us all sit up and change. And that event in India was the Nirbhaya rape and subsequent death. Women and Men …

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Nov 27 2013

Jerry Newcombe Doesn’t Get the Atheist “Church”

Ah it’s been a while since we visited WND and this one’s from Jerry Newcombe. The media’s been all over the Atheist Megachurch idea from the UK, never mind the fact that it isn’t a church and isn’t very mega. It’s a meeting. There’s an old joke that says: How do you describe an atheist …

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Nov 26 2013

News – Terror Attack In the UK

This is something Pat Condell didn’t really cover. I know I am flogging the dead horse but really? There are still people who follow him and do so with a huge amount of respect for his “truthiness”. He’s a staunch warrior against the Islamification of Britain, never mind that most atheists in the UK kind …

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Nov 26 2013

Donations Update

As you all know I get paid to blog. A whopping 1 to 2 quid a day. I for that reason also accept donations as at the moment I am rather poor and often use the donations to expand my income  in particular aim towards certain purchases. A few people have asked me what “exactly” …

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