CLAMOROUS VOICE

stage, spires, and Shakespeare

Straight, white, cisgendered, non-disabled Christian man in officially Christian country resigns from public office citing persecution/suspicion* while poor people literally burn to death in tower block. *“I seem to be the subject of suspicion because of what I believe and who my faith is in. In which case we are kidding ourselves if we think …

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Because I want to make this point in as many places and ways as I can: here is the list of landlord Conservative MPs who voted against making homes habitable under the Homes and Planning Bill. On the list is Nadhim Zahawi, the millionaire Tory MP for Stratford-on-Avon, who during the expenses scandal was revealed …

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On Wednesday, I saw Bitch Boxer at the Soho Theatre; a one-hour, one-woman play written and performed by Charlotte Josephine. Having seen Josephine in Julius Caesar earlier this year, I was excited to see her own work – and, to be honest, I’m a bit in love with the Soho Theatre and their apparent directorial …

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Hello! I hope you’re well.  I’ve been to Grimsby. And Sheffield. I know how to live. I break my silence to deal with the five million or so posts that have been brewing over the summer. Naturally, the first is a rant about telly. NOTE: given the spike in traffic, I think I should point …

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I am sick of this weather. We are not in a drought. That is not an explanation for this farce of an April. Here are some better reasons for what’s been happening: 1) Apocalypse. 2) God having too much fun with the Titanic’s 100th anniversary and wishing to create re-enactment using Oxford as test place …

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Provided in the comments to my previous post, “Born This Way” and the Sanctity of (all) Marriage was a link to the following petition: Petition to allow Anglican clergy to bless civil partnerships in church. In December 2011, it became legally possible for civil partnerships to be blessed in houses of worship. Currently, Anglican clergy …

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It doesn’t matter if you love him or capital H – I – M […] ‘Cause you were born this way, baby There’s nothing wrong with loving who are she said, ’cause He made you perfect, babe (this is a longer post than usual, and rather more discursive. Please bear with me, and/or flick straight …

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