Tales from the Darkside

Divide and Conquer

Divide and Conquer

The world is fractured. I think we all know this, but Twitter brought it home jarringly this week as news broke of the bombing in Manchester. More specifically as right wing Americans pounced with delight, too overjoyed their prejudices were confirmed to bother hiding their ghoulish glee. Continue reading →

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The Price of Silence

The Price of Silence

I’ve started posts about the new political regime a dozen times and stopped. Partly because I didn’t have much to say others haven’t said far more eloquently already, partly because once I get going I’ll just rant until I can’t stop. Partly because I’m afraid.

The day after the inauguration, America saw its single largest political demonstration since the civil war. Millions of women across all seven continents went out and they marched. It was an incredibly moving, powerful, and unifying sight. Continue reading →

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Dark and Difficult Times

Dark and Difficult Times

Back in November, a couple of days after the election, I was asked to take part in a spotlight series on Wrote Podcast about American politics under a Trump regime. I happily agreed (parts one and two are online now) and it’s going to be a monthly thing we do for the foreseeable future. Remember the Weasley’s Potterwatch pirate radio station? It’s like that but with angry queers. Continue reading →

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