Submitted by penwing on Wed, 07/31/2013 - 23:14
Eugh... what can I say. To go with the threats of rape, abuse and violence that female journalists and activists are experiencing, . Hadley Freeman, one of the journalists targeted by this threat has been quoted as saying:
Submitted by penwing on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 21:25
This weekend was a lot of furore over the online abuse received by women who dare to raise their head and pronounce a political opinion. Caroline Criado-Perez (), who had spearheaded the campaign to have a woman on the British £10 note, received rape threats and abuse because of this campaign. Conversation turned to how to deal with it, and a Report Abuse button quickly became the idea that people rallied behind... Or didn't.
Submitted by penwing on Thu, 07/25/2013 - 22:24
A couple of days ago I got an email inviting me to an afternoon and evening of fun and games. I turned it down because I already had something else planned - Liverpool Pride. Now in its fourth year, Liverpool Pride does hold a place in my heart as feeling like a real community event.
Submitted by penwing on Sun, 07/21/2013 - 10:21
17th July 2013 saw the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill 2013 receive royal assent and become the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013. Woohoo! Wild dancing and extreme happiness...