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The sordid tale of how I was censored by Straight Pride UK

Originally posted on Oliver Hotham:

Straight-Pride

A few weeks ago, when thinking of interesting things I could write for this blog, I remembered a weird organisation that gathered some attention on the internet a month or two ago.

The organisation is called Straight Pride UK. It’s a strange group which believes that the tide of Gay rights has gone too far, and that now heterosexuals have become the oppressed minority. Essentially their philosophy  is spun from the same reactionary cloth as “Men’s Rights activists”  –  the notion that, having essentially run Western society for most its existence, progressive demands that Christian white straight males share some of their total grasp on power is somehow a removal of their rights.

Anyway, I wrote to Straight Pride asking that they answer some questions. Stipulating that I was “a freelance journalist”, I sent them some questions, about what they do and what they believe.

About a week later…

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Extract: Francine Scrayen, the litigious liar

Bill Hatto © Francine Scrayen leaving the Coroner's Court.

Bill Hatto © Francine Scrayen leaving the Coroner’s Court.

Once again, the Time of Twattery is upon us. It must be something in the water. It’s the only explanation for homeopaths dashing off WTF-ridden Cease and Desist orders to bloggers who have the cheek, the gall, the unmitigated sense of moral duty to expose the brain-shattering inanity of their dumbfuck “teachings”. Yes, scare quotes. If it doesn’t scare you that in the 21st century there are credulous ignorami lapping up the complete balderdash they spout as if it were Divine Guidance flowing from the Fount Of All Wisdom, then you might want to revise by reading some of the posts in the Homeopathy section.

This post is an extract. For the full story, read it all here