Category Archives: religion

No Sex Please – we are Church of England Bishops

This was a post which I guest wrote for Ellee Seymour’s pages back in January 2013.http://elleeseymour.com/2013/01/05/no-sex-please-were-gay-british-bishops/ In the light of recent developments here in Britain and in Russia, which I have blogged on above – the posting of this piece … Continue reading

Posted in Anglicanism, Equality, Feminism, Human Rights, Politics, religion, Uncategorized, Women Bishops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Equality Act 2010 and Women Bishops

In the light of the UK Equality Act of 2010 there are some serious questions for the Church of England to be addressing over the next months as it collectively ruminates on the trauma it delivered, to itself and the … Continue reading

Posted in Equality, Feminism, Human Rights, Politics, religion, UK citizens, Uncategorized, Women Bishops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Bridenapping – a new twist on an ancient patriarchal art

  Today’s Independent has a piece by Emily Duggan in which she reports on the existence of a scarcely reported phenomenon of bridenapping in over 17 different countries.  The UN spokesperson Aminata Touré, chief of the Gender, Human Rights and … Continue reading

Posted in Customs, religion, Trafficking | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The best people to sort this all out.

  Every once in a while large organisations with international clout and mega-billion budgets, which bestride our societies like Colossi, reveal their feet of clay, and their heads of – well if not clay then certainly some base metal.  These … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Politics, religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rice Christianity – from Gutenberg to Zuckerberg

Not since the Fidei defensor turned excommunicated renegade has there been such a public falling out with Rome on account of the actions of an  independent thinking Anne. At 18.36 precisely on the 28th of July,  Anne Rice, author of … Continue reading

Posted in Feminism, religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment