Tag Archives: homophobia

What Would Joseph Kony Do?

What would Joseph Kony do If he were here right now? He’d burn a blond gay muppet or two, That’s what Joseph Kony’d do. Last week, it emerged that the M25 — for those not in the know, the ‘London Orbital’ and Britain’s biggest carpark — was turning into a tourist attraction, presumably by means of […]

Tyler Clementi, privacy and the law

[Cross posted at Fortnightly Review, the online journal founded by IPRIA and the CMCL at the University of Melbourne. Thanks to Megan Richardson and Vicki Huang for helpful comments.] Many of the problems for privacy which were identified in the 1980s are now enlarged, or altered, by the development of the Internet. The speed, power, […]

Are homosexuals still Toryphobic? (with bonus RDM* sprinkles)

Culture Secretary Ben Bradshaw has said “a deep strain of homophobia still exists on the Conservative benches”. Mr Bradshaw, one of three gay men currently in the cabinet, made the comments as a new poll suggested more gay people were turning to the Tories. Chris Bryant, another gay minister, said: “If gays vote Tory they […]