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CAAN condemns BBFC irresponsibility over 50 Shades

The British Board of Film Classification was today condemned as irresponsible, ill-informed and hypocritical for apparently endorsing the use of cable ties as a relatively harmless form of bdsm play. Experienced practitioners hit back, claiming cable ties were inherently dangerous … Continue reading

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“If one child can be saved”: the censorship lobby finally loses the plot…

Yesterday was not a good day for the pro-censorship lobby. Still, there were moments and there were moments. The moment when they finally lost the plot entirely and descended from any semblance of coherent argument into abject nonsense came on … Continue reading

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Barbie squirts…

OK…nobody…just NOBODY…mention this to the BBFC or there’ll be hell to pay!

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Taming the beast: a new book on internet pron

Would you like to know: – Which bodily fluids Facebook allow you to view – and why you may view some fluids as cartoon but not as photo? – Where the Director of Public Prosecutions keeps his dirty postcard collection? … Continue reading

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Filter fail at O2

Ah well, just as i thought O2 had started to clean up their act as far as filtering, this episode, which, in a nutshell, illustrates just how difficult the addition of filters makes things. Not – necessarily – because they … Continue reading

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My Rex Harrison moment (with added porn filters)

Yes! Oh, yes! Oh, Yes!!! (Honest, we ARE talking “My Fair Lady” here, and not “When Harry met Sally”). But I do believe I’ve got it! By George, I’ve got it! Finally, after putting the boot into the government again … Continue reading

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Queer in Brighton: Life Stories, Histories and Differences (CFP)

Brighton & Sussex Sexualities Network Conference 18th September 2013, 10am-5.00pm Co-Organisers: Brighton & Sussex Sexualities Network (BSSN), Queer in Brighton and Brighton Transformed This conference seeks to work across activist/academic debates in order to develop understandings of LGBT and queer … Continue reading

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Where are all the gay love songs?

OK: we all know there are songs out there that ARE gay, “really”. Works by k d lang and the Scissor Sisters spring to mind. But there is so much more that isn’t: that probably IS gay, because of who … Continue reading

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Tread lightly…tread very lightly indeed…

There is always place for legitimate protest. Some individuals, by virtue of their status, their privilege might even be legitimate targets for such protest. David Cameron, for instance. Or the Pope. For both are surrounded, as standard, by their own … Continue reading

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And (not) in other news today

You will, of course have read in today’s papers all about the killing of Brazilian trans performer, Cecilia Marahouse. Not. For despite a number of bloggers reporting the story yesterday, the national press appeared strangely indifferent to the story. Which … Continue reading

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