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Monthly Archive: June 2014

Jun 30 2014

Rolf Harris: the day it turned out nice men can be predators

Admitting Harris was a nice guy means admitting, too, that apparent nice guys do what he did.

Jun 22 2014

What actually happened at Edinburgh Central Mosque

Whatever we say about the sentencing, this wasn’t anything like as trivial as some suggest.

Jun 20 2014

Gia Milinovich is still ignoring her transphobia’s critics

It’s one thing to reject a counterargument, another to pretend you haven’t heard it.

Jun 19 2014

Ann Widdecombe: in the good old days, you could still be a Nazi

Ms Widdecombe thinks fascists had it easier than Christians today. She’d know.

Jun 17 2014

Grandmother, you’re a bully – and I’m disowning you.

One 23-year-old’s last letter to a relative who won’t leave him alone.

Jun 17 2014

Recommended reading: Lena Dunham, (black) atheists, transphobia and Scotland

Time for some recent favourites from around the web.

Jun 17 2014

Chapter 9: Attention

If it had been true I was making being gay up so my peers cared about me, they cared entirely the wrong way.

Jun 16 2014

The trouble with Captain America: The Winter Soldier

A well put-together, thoughtfully directed thriller’s script still fails fundamentally at what it sets out to do.

Jun 14 2014

Supporting this blog: an update on my living costs

Since I’ve heard prospective donors like evidence-based decisionmaking, I’m updating you.

Jun 13 2014

Chapter 8: Biology

Sometimes, it isn’t tearful.

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