Tag Archives: hypocrisy

Open letter to Tom Peck at the Indie

Hi Tom, Thought i’d drop you a line because i felt slightly bad about coming down so hard on you in respect of your piece, yesterday, on the Moore-Burchill saga. I know i used the h-word, and that is probably … Continue reading

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The hypocrisy that pervades press freedom

They may yet come to regret this. The newspaper powers-that-be and grand panjandrums and the like. Not so much the publishing of Burchill, which in the end feels to me like little more than an aberration: a desperate circulation raising … Continue reading

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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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McDonald’s: you suck!

Here’s a link to the McDonald’s Media Center which includes an official response which seems to have gone up in the last 24 hours. Good stuff, huh? Except the incident took place on Monday and McDonald’s didn’t stir themselves until … Continue reading

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Hiding behind women

Writing, yesterday, about Julian Assange, from a fairly feminist perspective, I found myself all too quickly reminded of links to other issues where the powers-that-be prove just how hypocritical, how quick to co-opt they can be, when it comes to … Continue reading

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Not a laughing matter

Oh my! What a giggle. Spanish sex workers…get this!…they’ve been fined by police for being out and about on the highway without wearing a hi-visibility top. Because that is the law in parts of Spain. So…I can barely suppress the … Continue reading

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