Monthly Archives: January 2015

ITV wake to a smutty Hangover: but did they mean to?

Did ITV air the wrong version of a film over the New Year weekend leading to almost unprecedented images of an extreme sex act being carried on its terrestrial channels? At 9.30pm on 3 January, ITV broadcast what it described … Continue reading

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The price of hatred?

Here are two stories that popped up on the internet tonight. There is no way of telling whether they are linked at all. The two events could, after all, be no more than coincidence. Still, in these fractious post-Paris days, … Continue reading

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Whose life?

So it was, indeed, Leelah’s parents who asked Tumblr to take down her blog. Not just the suicide note which, in accordance with their own T’s & C’s, Tumblr might have been expected to. But EVERYTHING. Leelah’s random jottings. Her … Continue reading

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LGBTQ Children in Catholic Families: A Deacon’s View of Holy Family Sunday

Originally posted on Bondings 2.0:
Today’s post is written by a guest blogger: Deacon Ray Dever of St. Paul Catholic Church, Tampa, Florida. On this first Sunday after Christmas, the Church observes the feast of the Holy Family.  And with that observance…

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Working together: the Trans Dunkirk spirit

There are times i despair of the trans “community”. Next to working with “teh tranz”, herding cats would be calm and orderly: a neatly regimented thing. Yet, too, i am constantly surprised, over-awed even by how the community rises, when … Continue reading

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Remembering Leelah

Twas ever, i fear, going to end thus. The most likely sorry outcome from the Leelah Alcorn saga is that, her wishes ignored in life, she is now about to be erased by her family a second time, in death. … Continue reading

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