Vladimir Putin and David Silvester seem not to understand what a gay person is – so here's a handy guide

Vladimir Putin and David Silvester seem not to understand what a gay person is – so here’s a handy guide. Putin’s winter Olympic comments and Silvester’s flood warnings remind us that one can get remarkably far in life while being utterly confused about gay people. THe Guardian explains in its occasional series “Can you explain..? I confused!”

PCC: Burchill Article Did Not Breach Code

Julie Burchill’s article ‘Transexuals Should Cut It Out’ published in The Observer on January 13th 2013 did not “breach the editors’ code of practice” according to the Press Complaints Commission (PCC), although it was found to be offensive. Campaigners remain unhappy, however, and argue that the article did more than transcend barriers of what constitutes […]