Tag Archives: homophobia

McDonalds: a long and dismal history of anti-LGBT action

It would be nice to think Baltimore was a one-off. Sadly, as stories are drifting in across the boards, it seems that McDonald’s has a fine reputation for transphobic and homophobic bigotry, that has been finely honed over the years. … Continue reading

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What the media do…

Never one to waste a good writing opportunity…a friend asked yesterday about what was most objectionable about the media portrayal of LGBT minorities and…I promised to go away and think. To try and be insightful as opposed to kneejerk. The … Continue reading

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Disabled man sex ban

I’ve just written up a case, on Pink News, about a 41-year-old man who isn’t allowed to have sex with another guy. Homophobia? Nah. Because he’s intellectually challenged – and therefore decisions as to his personal welfare can lawfully be … Continue reading

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Zucker leaflet

Here’s a flyer handed out by activits last time Zucker was invited to speak in the UK. With thanks to Sarah Brown. jane xx

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Zucker Press Release

This is going out to the usual suspects plus regional press. * * * * * * * * * * Writer and Sexual Rights activist Jane Fae today condemned the British Psychological Society for their decision to give a … Continue reading

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Zucker closely: British Psychologists to learn how to be homophobic

Is your child gay? Omigod! DO something quick. If she’s a girl, maybe you’d better make sure she wears nothing but itty-bitty pretty pink dresses. Boy? Well, tough him up. Make sure he climbs a few trees and scrapes his … Continue reading

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Scary “Quotes”

I am lining up things to write…maybe have a big clear-thru of pieces later today. In the meantime, I will pick up on one minor issue from a blog that I have just discovered and am already very much enjoying. … Continue reading

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Homophobia amongst ethnic minorities

Yet another call for research help, this time from Dr Andrew Kam-Tuck Yip, an Associate Professor & Reader with the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Nottingham. He is currently working on a project funded by … Continue reading

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Sausages!!!

Sometimes a sausage is…just a sausage. That, at least, was my own thought as I read last week about outrage in some portions of the gay community about a sausage joke perpetrated by diminutive comic and sometime magician Paul Daniels … Continue reading

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Tut-tutting and twitching the curtain

When push comes to shove, I really couldn’t care less about William Hague’s sleeping arrangements. I don’t care whether he and his special adviser spent the night in debating the finer points of UK policy towards the Southern Caucusus, indulging … Continue reading

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