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Entries by Jane Fae from 10/2012

The Limits of Free Expression

| Posted 10.10.2012 | UK Politics

I never thought I'd find myself saying this, one Facebook poster receives a short sharp prison sentence for a series of vile posts about Apri...


| Posted 10.12.2012 | Huffington Post

There is, it seems to me, scarcely a story that has not been, cannot be reclaimed from the clutches of raw bigotry and turned to something positive for the community targeted.

A Star's Guide to Making Bigger Bucks

| Posted 10.17.2012 | UK Lifestyle

I have indeed discovered the secret to business success. And I owe it all to Starbucks.

Why Depathologization Matters to the Trans Community

| Posted 10.19.2012 | Gay Voices

While being trans in whatever form that takes is burden enough, it is made many times worse by the fact that those who desperately need help must first prostrate themselves before the gods of medicine before receiving treatment.

Department of Work and Pensions Blunders, Exposes Dirty Washing in Public

| Posted 10.19.2012 | UK Politics

In this instance, a DWP official appears to have mistakenly believed that sticking blocks of colour over sensitive sections of the document would serve to keep them confidential. Unfortunately, as is well known in the IT world, this is not an effective way of redacting material.

While Politicians Tinker, Victims of Child Abuse Suffer

| Posted 10.29.2012 | UK Politics

Paedophiles are escaping justice as political interference with the forensics service means some police forces are pursuing only the worst and most serious of cases.

Misleading Journalism on Trans Costs

| Posted 10.31.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes, I hate being a journalist. No. Not the hours, the risks or the public kicking I take every other week from people who reckon that journalists sit somewhere between bankers and politicians on the scale of human infamy. But the fact that by taking on that title, I also associate myself with a business - for that is what it is - that is interested in making money off the back of sensation and misery.