Posts Tagged "sex"

Dorries’ attacks are founded on her capitalist, fundamentalist Christian, ideology

In May 2011 I read about Tory MP Nadine Dorries’ attack on sex education via a private member’s bill. She was proposing that girls (yes, just the girls) be given “information and advice on the benefits of abstinence from sexual activity” as part of their sex education. Let’s quickly...

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Just say no to Dorries’ abstinence education bill!

On 20 January 2012, Nadine Dorries’ proposed amendment to sex education, Bill 185, which suggests GIRLS be taught abstinence, is due to get a second reading in parliament. A demonstration opposing the bill is being supported by Youth Fight For Jobs, The British Humanist Association and Queers Against The...

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Dorries votes mapped with Google Fusion Tables

With the help of my colleague Steve who provided me the geo data for all of the constituencies, and the Public Whip site to get all the vote details, and Google Fusion Tables to do the mapping, here’s a map of how everyone voted on Dorries’ abstinence teaching for...

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Facebook updates its ad complaint options to include ‘against my views’

I’ve been reporting weight loss product and diet ads on Facebook for a while, as being ‘offensive’. To do this you hover your mouse over the ad so the ‘x’ appears in the top right corner of the ad. Click that and you get a series of options so...

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