Posts Tagged "gay"

2017 MPs ranked on LGBT and abortion rights voting history

I made a spreadsheet to find the Tory MPs who’d voted the best for LGBT and abortion rights so we can lobby them against the DUP. Then realised it could be useful generally. So I added all the current post-2017 election MPs from all parties. I looked at four...

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Alternative Brighton queer pride events

*UPDATE* I’ve built a site listing all of the things here: Brighton Queer Pride – alternative non-corporate pride events There are now lots of alternatives to the mainstream, pay-to-be-gay, corporate-sponsored Pride events happening this summer in Brighton. The community has organised itself around its own needs – creating queer,...

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Google search screenshot showing gay and cunt are conflated

Google search thinks ‘gay’ is a swear word: conflates ‘cunt’ with ‘gay’ and ‘shit’

An anonymous friend of mine just alerted me to the following: When your Google search includes the words ‘…is a cunt’, the results highlight in bold words which match the search terms. So, ‘cunt’ is highlighted. But, so is ‘shit’, and shockingly, ‘gay’ (see above). I’ve got nothing against...

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Brighton queers against cuts in london

Brighton Pride street party to go ahead and charge entry fee without full community support

[Photo credit: Andy Worthington] I’ve just returned from a three hour public meeting organised by Pride, the Council, the police, a private event organising company and the Rainbow Fund. The event was supposed to be a consultation about new regulations proposed to turn the St James’ St Pride street...

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