Monthly Archives: July 2016

Meet Unelectable Owen Smith, #UnelectableOwen [Post Satire]

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Will Minister Mordaunt make magic?

Originally posted on Disability now:
At last, what appears to have been something of a secret is now out. The new Minister for Disabled People is Penny Mordaunt. And she has peripheral skills which may come in useful, says Ian…

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HIV and the general election – what we should be talking about!

Originally posted on LASS:
Press Release via NAM (@aidsmap) NAM is an award-winning, community-based organisation, which works from the UK. They deliver reliable and accurate HIV information across the world to HIV-positive people and to the professionals who treat, support and care…

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Working with HIV: A Fading Taboo?

Originally posted on LASS:
Three months ago, the government lifted the ban that stopped medical staff with HIV performing certain dental and surgical procedures. The move was the latest step towards stamping out discrimination against people with HIV. But how…

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Is the Kremlin fuelling Russia’s HIV epidemic?

Originally posted on LASS:
Svetlana Izambayeva, 36, won a beauty pageant in 2005 for HIV-positive women, becoming one of the first Russians to bring the country’s HIV/Aids epidemic to the public eye Svetlana Izambayeva, 36, is one of Russia’s most unusual…

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Democracy is the bedrock of civilisation

Originally posted on Fear and Loathing in Great Britain:
A letter a day to number 10. No 1,498 Wednesday 20 July 2016. Dear Mrs May, Yesterday’s letter was met with a remarkable response on Twitter, “Keith Ordinary Guy – Member…

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There’s no such thing as a nuclear deterrent

Originally posted on Fear and Loathing in Great Britain:
A letter a day to number 10. No 1,497 Tuesday 19 July 2016. Dear Mrs May, The ridiculous term ‘nuclear deterrent’ should be banned, it is a clear misrepresentation of the…

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A third of over-70s report ‘frequent sexual activity’

Originally posted on LASS:
“A third of pensioners have sex at least twice a month,” the Daily Mail reports. A new UK study reinforces the point that sex doesn’t automatically stop once a person gets their free bus pass. The…

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What Do You Think Of Channel 4’s We’re The Superhumans Advert?

Originally posted on Same Difference:
Here’s the advert: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IocLkk3aYlk ? Here’s what I News thinks of it. Same Difference agrees. We’ve always found the word ‘superhuman’ more than a little patronising. But we want to know what you think of…

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