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On those damn rainbows and marriage equality

My Facebook has turned rainbow. Seriously, everywhere I look people have turned their profile pictures into rainbows in celebration; even typing this post now, I am faced with a rainbow banner across the WordPress website. I have never seen so … Continue reading

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ArmaGAYdon!

2015 will see a referendum on marriage equality in Ireland, and of course this sort of thing can spark up all sorts of strange rhethoric. An Irish LGBTI group has found the best way to deal with all these irrational … Continue reading

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The Evidence Is In: Decriminalising Sex Work Is Critical to Public Health

RH Reality Check has published a exploration of evidence that decriminalisation (with an “s”, I do live in South Africa) is essential for public health. The Evidence Is In: Decriminalizing Sex Work Is Critical to Public Health. Of course it … Continue reading

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Individual rights, collective change: a personal reflection on advocacy | MovementsRethink part 3

To regulate or not to regulate, it seems to be an important question in social movements. In many ways a lot of our advocacy is aimed at changing legislation, policy, etc.; about trying to get specific legislation and policy implemented … Continue reading

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Okay, “virginilize” is not a word… but still!

Okay, so… According to a new bill proposed in South Africa, women are suppose to be protected from porn. Of course! why didn’t I ever realize this before women would never watch porn, they are all nice ladies who would … Continue reading

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Belgium lifts it’s veil

In my humble opinion, Belgium has shown it’s colors. 136 votes in favour of banning the wearing of burka’s in public spaces, 2 votes abstained and 0 votes opposed it. The ban would concern any clothing that obscures the identity … Continue reading

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