The Tories are continuing to move against gay marriage - and continuing the reality of LGBT oppression - but we can continue to unite against this over the summer. Below is a list of Pride Festivals over the next two months; a list that is not exhuastive. Attend where you can and show that marriage… Continue reading LGBT Pride Marches in the UK This Summer
Some of us were not alive during Thatcher's reign. Some of us were only toddlers, like myself. Some of us saw it all. Dear the latter, shut up about your age. Here is why: I've been frustrated with the amount of people who say, "How can young people protest against the funeral? They weren't around."… Continue reading The High Horse of Age: Concerning Thatcher
What's actually great about this parody, and the reason I'm sharing it with you, is that it is not offensive to fans of Twilight, the actors or the author. This is a genuinely funny and gorgeously filmed piece of entertainment that doesn't seek to bully anyone. That has been my discrepency with the 'the whole… Continue reading Breaking Dawn Parody by The Hillywood Show
Willow: I don't have time to write my follow up post on reviews until the weekend but in the meantime, I wanted to share with you Jim Haines post about the use of women on fantasy covers. It's incredibly amusing but highlights how women are posed to give the illusion of strength and courage. Striking… Continue reading Striking a Pose (Women and Fantasy Covers) via. Jim Haines
I'm afraid I am going to bail out of giving my subjective report on the 26th of March; simply because it was super boring. I have nothing amazing to tell you other than we walked slower than a snail on sleeping pills for six hours through London. The only cool things to report are (A)… Continue reading Writing, the countryside, fan art and bugger it.
Hi All, Today, UCU members are on strike in opposition to the damaging cuts in education. NUS has worked closely with UCU throughout our campaigns to oppose Government cuts and stands in solidarity with their strike action. On Saturday 26 March thousands more trade union members, students and the public will join together in central… Continue reading March for the Alternative | This Saturday
Saturday 26 March 2011 On Saturday 26 March, students, trade union members and supporters will unite in central London to continue the campaign against the coalition Governments savage programme of cuts to education and the public service. NUS is standing shoulder to shoulder in solidarity with trade unions to fight against the spending cuts that… Continue reading Details on what is expected to be the biggest march of the year:
The following was written by my gorgeous friend, Nina Blues. I wanted to share with you what she wanted to share with me, because I think Nina murders the following lady better than I ever could. You're about to be outraged, or at least, I bloody well hope you are. I would like to believe… Continue reading All intelligent people have intelligent babies who can achieve great wealth, don’t you know?
This is written from a subjective view-point that captures the craziness and chaos of what happened from someone directly involved. For one of the very few videos with footage of the UAF rally, click [here]. Skip to 02:42 for the speech by Martin Smith ❤ The BBC nor any other channel will ever broadcast it.… Continue reading The anti-fascist demo at #Luton 2011, from the perspective of a #UAF member
From 11AM yesterday until 4AM today, Mitch and I did not move from the sofa other than to make tea/coffee or use the loo. It was, despite not moving for seventeen hours, quite productive. I made a decent dent into my presentation (now almost finished) due in tomorrow. I’ve organised an expansive Writing Bible with,… Continue reading Scrivener, London demos, coffee-demons and saga eureka (maybe)