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1 Feb
Lesbian Hair Card

Lesbian Hair Card for DIS MAgazine

Just like Wayne’s World‘s legendary Suck-Cut showed us, hair doesn’t grow in a vacuum. Ideas don’t grow in a vacuum, either. So I must point out that this blog will serve as a continuation of the above hair card, designed by Marco Roso and Lauren Boyle, two photographers for DIS Magazine. I first read about the project to make a go-to for lesbians visiting the hairdressers in need of something other than a pixie cut in this article by Courtney Gilette on AfterEllen.com, an astounding website looking at media visibility of queer women. It pretty much got me through puberty.

[Thanks to Trish Bendix]

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Melanie Phillips

27 Jan

 

Melanie Phillips

Melanie Phillips, columnist for the Daily Mail. Credit: Religious Intelligence

This week, Melanie Phillips was at the centre of a Twitter shit-storm after she claimed that the mere acknowledgment of homosexuality in proposed school literature is tantamount to “brainwashing” children, and that LGBT people are the “new McCarthyites”. Like a refined old gentleman uncorking a well-vintaged whiskey which tastes of methylated spirits, she opened a whole can of worms when she mentioned that old chestnut, the “gay agenda”. I’d link to it here, but I wouldn’t want her piece to reap the benefits of pay-per-click advertising.

Perhaps more bizarre than her outrageously bigoted views, is her hair. SO lesbian.