I ought not to be posting this today. I’m up against a deadline on Sunday, so should still be in blog-hibernation, but it can’t wait.
In case you haven’t read this blog before, which you may not have, some things about me:
- My name’s Gabriel.
- I’m queer (bisexual in particular).
- I’m an atheist.
- I’m from a benefits household.
- I’m eastern European on my dad’s side and Romany on my mum’s.
Most of the time, the Daily Telegraph is far from keen on any of these things. Most of the time, it likes to have a go at various groups I’m part of (and other vulnerable ones). Every so often though, when a chance comes to pit Romanies, atheists, foreigners, queers or poor people against Muslims, the Telegraph falls in love with us all, deeming us at least marginally less subhuman than it does them. [Read more…]