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The Pro-Death Movement, Eagle Eye

The Pro-Death Movement

I was hoping to write something lighthearted today, but no such luck. A friend sent me a link to this piece on the ultra-right US website Newsbusters, and it’s made me so incandescently angry I have to write it out of my system.
I’d like to start by saying that the grief being expressed by the [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 14 February 2014 at 5:56 pm

The Battle of the Bulge, Eagle Eye

The Battle of the Bulge

Masturbation could well be the greatest single social good in the history of humanity.

By | Eagle Eye | Monday, 3 February 2014 at 3:12 pm

This jibe that only the Lib Dems could have a sex scandal with no sex is so unfair, McSmith

This jibe that only the Lib Dems could have a sex scandal with no sex is so unfair

The Conservatives have had at least three sexless sex scandals since Thatcher’s day.

By | McSmith | Thursday, 28 February 2013 at 4:59 pm

Sex must always be great, otherwise don’t bother, Notebook

Sex must always be great, otherwise don’t bother

Sexology comedian Wolfgang Weinberger talks about a new competitive sport known as ’sex’

By | Notebook, Opinion | Thursday, 21 February 2013 at 2:48 pm

Sheikh, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll: Muslim anxieties with student life, Notebook

Sheikh, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll: Muslim anxieties with student life

As much as I tried to repress from memory a recent post in The Independent titled “Slut dropping’ and ‘Pimps and Hoes’ – the sexual politics of freshers’ week”, it rings true for some common Muslim anxieties with student life.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Tuesday, 16 October 2012 at 10:00 am

We’re more comfortable with sex on TV…but should we plug the filth flood before it’s too late?, Arts

We’re more comfortable with sex on TV…but should we plug the filth flood before it’s too late?

As a 1980s teenager, finally deemed old enough to be allowed to stay up late and watch TV with my parents, it was the moment I feared the most – THE SEX BIT. On the screen that is, not in the living room.

By | Arts, Notebook, Opinion | Wednesday, 29 August 2012 at 2:26 pm

Extreme porn and state-enabled voyeurism, Notebook

Extreme porn and state-enabled voyeurism

In a landmark case for the state versus privacy, Simon Walsh, former aide to Boris Johnson, was this week cleared of charges of having ‘extreme’ images and an indecent image of a child.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Thursday, 9 August 2012 at 12:57 pm

Having trouble with your sex life? There’s an app for that, Notebook

Having trouble with your sex life? There’s an app for that

If your idea of using your mobile phone for help in the bedroom is switching it on to vibrate, think again. It turns out that many of us are now turning to our phones to improve our sex lives. According to a survey by myvouchercodes.co.uk, 34 percent of Britons have downloaded one or more apps to help improve their sex life. It seems Avenue Q was right, the internet really is for porn.

By | Notebook | Friday, 3 August 2012 at 4:00 am

How should we talk to men about sexism?, Notebook

How should we talk to men about sexism?

Laurie Penny and Martin Robbins are both writers, both feminists and both happened to be sitting alone at their computers on a Friday night when the question of ‘how to talk to men about sexism without scaring them off?’ came up on Twitter. Reasoning that the best way to encourage conversation is to start one, they did.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Monday, 23 July 2012 at 12:23 pm

Women in Science: Cracking the code in the battle of the sexes, Notebook

Women in Science: Cracking the code in the battle of the sexes

Understanding how males and females in animals in general differ at the genetic level helps us understand human sex differences.

By | Notebook, Science & Technology | Tuesday, 17 July 2012 at 3:13 pm

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