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Tag Archive: UK

Apr 27 2014

Bear Grylls – Women in the Woods

Bear Grylls has a new show in the making and it’s got women a bit hacked off. The Island Of Lost Blokes will see 12 hardy souls join Grylls in trying to survive on a desert island using just their instincts and ingenuity. 12 Hardy Man Souls that is. Channel 4 didn’t quite think women would …

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Apr 25 2014

UKIP – Needlessly Villainous

Elephants will come over here and take the jobs of our common shire horse. Did you know a single elephant can pull two to three times that of a shire? What next? We will be measuring our cars in elephant power and all the numbers will be smaller! Nigel Farage and five of his MEPs …

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Apr 25 2014

HIV/AIDS denialism at the University of London’s School of Oriental And African Studies

University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies has a little blurb on its website. “It’s unique but incredibly inclusive, everyone fits in somewhere”.

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Mar 29 2014

Female Genital Mutilation – A Nuanced Look at the First Trial

Dr Dhanuson Dharmasena is one of the first people to be charged in the UK under a landmark case allowing for the prosecution of people involved in aiding and abetting the crime of female genital mutilation. Female Genital Mutilation is not a good practice. I have long stood against it. However I have had issues …

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Jan 09 2014

An Example of Islamophobia

“I’m being bullied at school because of my race and religion. They call me a terrorist because they know I’m Muslim. I’ve lost my temper a few times – it really frustrates me because then I end up getting in trouble. Some of my friends stick up for me, but it’s not enough, I want …

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Jan 03 2014

But We Want Gender Segregation

There is a line between Islamophobia and genuine criticism. The problem is Islam doesn’t take criticism well. In response to criticism Islam tends to label ALL criticism as Islamophobic. So… Let’s take the usual one. There is a rising problem with radicalisation of young Muslims and a fetishisation of Jihad alongside a literal translation of …

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Dec 31 2013

When Human Rights Goes Too Far

The European Court of Human Rights has lost its legitimacy in the UK by doing things that frankly the people of this country and their elected representatives do not want. “This is not an issue that unites the Coalition. The Conservative Party’s intention is to go into the next election with an absolutely clear plan …

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Dec 30 2013

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IEKYF RQMSI ADXUO KVKZC GUBJ Founder of Computer Science Enigma Code

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Dec 27 2013

Not Doing Your Job Means Being Part of the Problem

Whitechapel Haven was one of the first rape crisis centres in the UK. This was  flagship crisis centre that provided dedicated services to people who have been raped. They are technically called SARCs. Sexual Assault Referral Centres.

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Dec 24 2013

Laurie Penny does Not Get The Problem With Gender Segregation

Laurie Penny’s article on the fight against segregation gives me an ample opportunity to take on the issue of segregation. I disagree with her. Her statement that the entire atheist community is filled with “White Men” and that the argument has been co-opted by racists is rather problematic since it actually ignores all the people …

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