Homophobia

Anti-gay law to omit term “homosexuality”

The anti-gay legislation now about to receive its second and third readings in the Russian Duma will not contain the word “homosexuality”, according to Yelena Mizulina, chairwoman of the Committee on Families, Women and Children, GraniĀ reports. Instead, the bill will use the term “non-traditional sexual relations”.

British blinkers

Julie Burchill, on the curious but predictable attitude of British media to the flotilla crisis:

Not once did I hear a British interviewer ask any of the so-called secular radicals participating in the flotilla why they are allied with Islamic supremacists who subjugate women, persecute gays, oppress non-Islamic minorities and seek to impose Islam globally.