Posts tagged ‘homosexuality’

March 17, 2014

Happy St Patrick’s Day…

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… and Guinness we salute you!
Guinness has pulled its sponsorship of the New York City Parade (huge given the Irish population there) because gay and lesbian groups were banned.
A socialist at heart I am always cynical of every big corporate’s moves as being ultimately about marketing but I will give credit to Guinness here, well done for pulling out of an event that is supposed to celebrate

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May 9, 2013

One Of My Best Friends Is Gay!

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The historian, Niall Ferguson, made a comment about the economist Keynes that quite frankly made him sound like a pompous prat! But he IS a pompous prat!  It’s such a pity that he fits the stereotype of up-his-own-arse academic but he does!

He said Keynes wouldn’t have cared much about the future as he was gay and didn’t have any children.

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April 13, 2012

Gay? Get Over It

The London Mayor, Boris Johnson, has intervened to ban a right-wing Christian group’s adverts going up on London buses.  The adverts were apparently a response to another group’s advert: Some people are gay: Get over it!

Inevitably there is the debate

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April 20, 2011

Man Camp

The Malaysian government initiated a counselling course of de-programming ‘gay’ or camp behaviour in teenage boys (13 – 17yrs) as identified by their teachers.  This is in order to set on them on the right path early in life by taking religious and motivational classes and physical guidance.

Pretty outrageous really, especially as I think it’s lovely that I am from a culture where masculinity is not black and white or indeed gay or straight.  

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