This week I’ve been reading #5

I’m still working on a blog post about calling out homophobia, what constitutes homophobia, the RTE settlements and respectfully campaigning for marriage equality. In the meantime, though, I thought I would re-introduce my ‘This Week I’ve Been Reading’ series to share links to some of the stuff I’ve been reading about the whole Saturday Night Show interview and the aftermath.

Tuppenceworth.ie Blog – The BAI, John Waters and regulating away Other voices

Our Man In Stockholm – Caught with our Pantis down

Mark Cullinane – Not Going Away

Oireachtas Retort – When will they think of the children?

Our Man In Stockholm – Panti-mime time for Iona

The Outmost – Why RTE’s Apology to The Iona Institute was Necessary

140 characters is usually enough – Homophobia, and why I want to see the Iona Institute on RTE. All. The. Time.

Brian Barrington – Open Letter to RTE: Explain why you censored gay rights advocate Rory O’Neill

Behind Green Eyes – Panti vs. RTE: My Two Cents

Cunning Hired Knaves – By Definition

datbeardyman – We need the First Amendment in Europe

Scatterbrained – Dear RTE

Clare Daly TD – RTE’s Censorship and Double Standards Condones Prejudice

Catherine Murphy TD – Column: Panti Bliss controversy raises major issues about RTE’s role in public discourse

William Quill – Defining defamation and the reality of homophobia

Panti Bliss – Noble Call: Abbey Theatre

The Cedar Lounge Revolution – There’s Noel Limits

* And David Quinn’s take on recent events – Can we have a respectful debate on same-sex marriage? I don’t think so

In non homophobia related news; here are three other blog posts, all health related, that caught my eye this week.

Nurse Fancy Pants – What Not To Say To A Sick Person

Dancing with Disaster – Happiness Can Be Found In The Darkest Of Times, If One Only Remembers To Turn On The Light… (This one is about coping with Rheumatoid Arthritis so really struck a chord with me, hence the essay length comment I left).

All The Buzz – Living with Bipolar

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