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Transphobic Words Kill; Stop Using Them

Transphobic Words Kill; Stop Using Them

There’s a very disturbing reality to being part of a minority, not just transgender but any group that has been oppressed throughout the course of history, there will be words designed to hurt you, belittle you and further that oppression. It’s something that goes back as far as human history, as long as there has […]

The Strange Double Standard of Celebrating Caitlyn Jenner – Why Appearance Shouldn’t Matter

The Strange Double Standard of Celebrating Caitlyn Jenner – Why Appearance Shouldn’t Matter

As I’m sure you are all very much aware the Internet, newspapers and television shows have been awash with reports and articles on the newly revealed Caitlyn Jenner, the name that the gold medal winning athlete born as ‘Bruce’ Jenner has chosen to live by, and her Vanity Fair cover. Now, I’m sure that this […]

Tennessee Church Sign – ‘Remember, Satan Was The First To Demand Equal Rights’

Tennessee Church Sign – ‘Remember, Satan Was The First To Demand Equal Rights’

A community was left in shock as Knoxville Baptist Tabernacle Church members changed their sign to read ‘Remember, Satan was the first to demand equal rights.’ Pastor Tony Greene insists that everyone who has spoken out against the sign has simply misread it, or misunderstands the message he is trying to send.  ‘Our sign referencing […]

Salvo Sports Apparel Produce Massively Sexist and Misogynistic Clothing

Salvo Sports Apparel Produce Massively Sexist and Misogynistic Clothing

Indonesian clothing company Salvo has been forced to issue an apology following the discovery of a massively sexist and ill thought out label inside a number of pieces of their clothing.  After the initial tweet of the offending shirt by one eagle eyed consumer more images began to appear online and very quickly the company […]

Cosplay Is Not Consent – An Interview With Kerry Holland

Cosplay Is Not Consent – An Interview With Kerry Holland

As a geek I love going to comic conventions.  There’s nothing quite like being in a convention hall with thousands of other fans, meeting people with the same interests as yourself, looking at cool merchandise on sale and meeting some of your favorite actor and creators.  One of the parts of geek experience that has […]

Male Video Gamers Get Upset Over Sexualised Male Lead

Male Video Gamers Get Upset Over Sexualised Male Lead

Fans of RPG’s, and Final Fantasy specifically, have been getting excited by the recent announcement by Square Enix ‘Mevius Final Fantasy’, a smartphone game that they are claiming will rival the scale of a console game. Their description for the game goes as follows; You wake up in an unfamiliar world, without any memories whatsoever. […]