Category Archives: Pop Culture

Support for victims of trafficking should surely be void of titillation!

It is a good thing that The Sun wants to “Stop Slavery in the UK”, but we need to make sure rape is reported respectfully! Human trafficking and sexual exploitation is a huge national and global issue. You would think … Continue reading

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Evolved and imaginatively devolving – We have to be careful the facts do not hide the truth!

A few weeks back research, scans and studies were ‘reveal’ing  a hell of a lot of  ‘neurosexism’. But why are scientists and click-happy media reporters so keen to spend their time evolving socially devolved theories? “Male and female brains wired … Continue reading

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Hope, humour and the human endeavor!

With a band name like Public Service Broadcasting and an album titled ‘Inform – Educate – Entertain’, it seems communication is essential to J. Wildgoose Esq and Wrigglesworth, the duo who make up Public Service Broadcasting. Yet considering this, they … Continue reading

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This homogenised pornified sexuality is far from liberating, and pop is taking it mainstream!

Far from pushing boundaries, what the recent spate of pop videos show are women well and truly towing the line. Miley Cyrus! I thought I’d get the name out there straight away so you can be done with rolling your … Continue reading

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How can the battle of the sexes ever resolve while the battle for real sex education is raging

The education secretary continues to overlook the campaign for better sex education. Yet how can the battle of the sexes ever resolve while the battle for real sex education is raging, and everything from pop to porn fills in the … Continue reading

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Exclusive interview with Skin from Skunk Anansie

It is both suitable and exciting that on International Women’s Day and on the eve of an extensive tour I post my interview with one of the best British front women on the scene.   Talking with Skin from Skunk … Continue reading

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Twitter: Procrastination, productivity and pain

Like your best bitched about local bus service, having written one piece about twitter, another follows quickly after. Of course I would have written it a damned site quicker had I been able to stay off the bleeding thing. But … Continue reading

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