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On Profiling

November 2, 2012


I have the kind of complexion that cannot enter a blood bank without causing onlookers to question if I intend to make a donation or a withdrawal. Colour photographs of me are indistinguishable from their black-and-white counterparts. Penguins begin to riot if I try to enter a zoo. Twenty years ago, when the only ‘Bella’ in […]

Divorce Over Marriage Proposal – The CoE’s Passive Threat

June 12, 2012


Consider the insipid nature of the Church of England, and it is unsurprising to find that when they do decide to make threats, they are always cloaked in passivity. “Then, you leave us no choice,” is the ominous soundbite of a fanatic with a victim-mentality – a disposition endemic amongst clerics. And this is essentially the […]

What if Homosexuality Actually is a Choice?

March 5, 2012


It is rare day when I am accused of being a Christian. Even more seldom am I confused for a Christian right-wing Tea Party mad-hatter. However, in a recent online discussion about gay rights, several like-minded people made this rather strange misjudgment. It was to do with my comments about this photograph: Obviously, this is an […]


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