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Whoever Has Ears, Let Them Hear

A little tip for (a particular brand of) priests and pastors and ministers: it is unwise to make assumptions and generalisations. It is unwise to undervalue anyone’s faith life. I walked into a church today, for the evening service. The newest … Continue reading

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F1 Kiss and Tell

To the unnamed employee of the Formula 1 team Lotus – thank you for tweeting an image of two men kissing on the website of your company – thanks for protesting the Russian anti-gay laws, and for exposing the management and … Continue reading

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Russian Rainbow Shopping

Wanna learn how to ask “Where can I buy a rainbow flag?” in Russian? Follow the link and Stephen Fry, Neil Gaiman and a few other lovely people demonstrate how it’s done…

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Go Cheryl!

Cheryl Maas is the first athlete in Sochi to take a stand against the Russian anti- “gay propaganda” law, by raising a rainbow-gloved hand after competing. Go Cheryl!

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Rainbows over Sochi

So I watched the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics today – and applauded Thomas Bach, IOC President, for the courage and strength of his statement. The basics of his message were these: The Olympic games are about diversity and … Continue reading

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