Tag: Intolerance

To Think You Went To Journalism School…

…in order to write stories like this: An American actor featured in the Star Trek television series and films has thanked a County Durham drag performer for highlighting a town mayor’s social media posts about gay people and Muslims. I….…

Interesting Times Ahead….

…and Denmark seems to be a bellwether: Nearly a year after the influx of migrants into Europe reached its peak, the repercussions can now be felt in thousands of classrooms across the continent as a new school year begins. Whereas…

“What Are You Rebelling Against?”

“Skateboarder stoppers, man…” A battle of wills is being played out on Bristol’s ledges and benches. Skatestoppers – or “skater-haters”, as they are sometimes called – are metallic knobs attached to a city’s street furniture to prevent skateboarders from using…

Nothing Much Happens! Film At 11!

A shocking video reveals how two men were subjected to homophobic abuse as they walked through a town holding hands. Ermagherd! BBC Radio presenter Iain Lee launched the experiment with Justin Dealey after a listener revealed people “shouted abuse” at…

We Have A New Phobia, Folks!

Jake Bowers, the ‘Guardian’s Romany correspondent, on the expected Roma influx: As January 2014 approaches and the anti-immigration lobby warns of the arrival of millions from Romania and Bulgaria, it’s essential that progressive politicians – and I’m assuming Blunkett considers…