Category Archives: Sexuality equality

82 countries where homosexuality is illegal

I found this blog listing the countries where forms of homosexuality is illegal. It makes for uncomfortable reading for some. Unfortunately, judging by the number of unsubscribers from my distribution list after my last blog, comfortable reading for others. 82 … Continue reading

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No Double Beds Available – a religious response to equalities

When I go on holiday, I want to be able to share a room and a bed with my partner; whether we are married or not should be of no consequence. In last week’s news, I read a story of … Continue reading

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Sexism in the Media – the spotlight falls on an MP’s clothing

It is probably no wonder that the dress code for members of parliament really only applies to men; the limited rules that do exist about dress are set out in Erskine May, the official parliamentary rule book. It states that … Continue reading

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Equalities in the News – drip-drip, but is it enough?

Let me start in my usual way, by describing the stimuli for this article and prepare you for the usual questions I am posing at the end of it. Yesterday I read with interest findings from a BBC research into … Continue reading

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Is a Racist Comment Racism? – a question of sport and beyond!

It was never my intention to turn this blog into a sports report, but who could have predicted such furore as we have seen/heard since the decision last week to remove the England captaincy from John Terry – he has … Continue reading

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Homophobia on the Terraces – and another case study.

On Saturday 21 January there was a Guardian article about three men convicted of hate crime for distributing leaflets with death threats to gay people. I thought about writing then, but it was just a few days after the last … Continue reading

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Words Betray Attitudes – an insight into prejudice!

David Cameron has been caught out twice in the past few months using inappropriate language towards women. He has, on both occasions, tried to minimise the affect of the comments, attempting to justify them and perhaps laugh them off. This … Continue reading

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