Monthly Archives: July 2010

SKEPTICAL OF THE SKEPTIC

I chanced upon this on Pharyngula, the blog of Professor PZ Myers of the University of Minnesota, Morris a few weeks back: http://scienceblogs.com/pharyngula/2010/06/bravo_belgium.php “I’m hoping that they’re just warming up for the big one – I’d like to see a … Continue reading

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FALSELY ACCUSED OF SAYING SOMETHING BEYOND VILE AND I DON’T EVEN KNOW WHAT IT WAS I’M ACCUSED OF SAYING.

Ever known what it’s like to be falsely accused of doing or saying something beyond vile when you don’t even know what it was you were supposed to have done or said in the first place? Well I have. The … Continue reading

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FRESH MEAT FOR SALE!

  http://www.ryanair.com/en/news/ryanair-cabin-crew-strip-off-for-2010-calendar Okay, good cause but; if this isn’t sexist and just a *bit of fun* then why… a) Is it only the female cabin crew amongst their staff whom Ryanair have asked to strip off to be displayed on … Continue reading

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EQUAL PAY FOR EQUAL WORK

  For anyone who doesn’t believe that the gender pay gap between women and men exists, here are some statistics and some links to some statistics. “When calculated using the mean rather than the median, women’s hourly pay was 16.4 … Continue reading

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NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS

http://www.ajc.com/news/georgia-politics-elections/transgender-woman-wins-ruling-565280.html Well done, Vandy Beth! Apparently, Sewell Brumby’s defence included: “It makes me think of things I don’t want to think about…” http://www.ajc.com/news/atlanta/hired-as-a-man-186360.html?bigName=Christian+Boone&bigPhotog=Christian+Boone&bigCap=Vandy+Beth+Glenn+was+fired+from+her+job+with+the+Georgia+General+Assembly+for+being+transgenered.+She+has+filed+a+federal+law+suit+seeking+her+job+back.&bigDeclCap=&bigCred=cboone%40ajc.com&bigUrl=http%3a%2f%2fwww.ajc.com%2fmultimedia%2fdynamic%2f00293%2ftransgender1_293897c.jpg&superSizeImage=y Um, can you run that one by me again Mr. Brumby, but served with a double helping … Continue reading

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