The label, it burns! It burns!

Face facts, cis is here to stay

There’s yet another supposed trans “ally” decrying how the word cisgender (or “cis” for short) is an indication that “political correctness” has proved we have all “lurched back to 1991″. This time it’s the turn of Spectator hack Damian Thompson. No, I won’t link to the “article” in question, I won’t give them the traffic. It’s called The march of the new political correctness (because of course it Read More →

The Raconteur, my planned first film of the year.

The 12 Short Film Challenge

So I finally managed to find the time to put a voiceover onto some footage I recorded of an art exhibition I went to back in November. It wasn’t a long voiceover, maybe six minutes in total, and I really should have managed it back in November but things always seemed to get in the way. I had intended to get it done over Christmas but Read More →

Why are you getting a grainy close-up of my eye? Because Internet racists.

Being An Arse About Diversity

There were a couple of things going on online today that made me want to wade into the murky depths of talking about diversity again. The first was that LGBT Labour were chest-thumping about how great they they they are about diversity. Here’s a reality check: they aren’t that great – as one of their people admitted during the course of the discussion: @darrengrimes_ @tomilo Read More →