Author: mischa

07 Nov


The right of reFry*


As I wrote previously, Stephen Fry was under fire earlier this week for making comments regarding women’s sexuality. Subjected to condemnation, he left Twitter and nothing further was heard from him. Since then he has published a piece on his website, explaining himself: I suppose the keenest disappointment I feel about the past week and the almost […]

Filed under: feminism, GLBT politics

04 Nov


Being intelligent does not make you wise


Stephen Fry has quit Twitter. Some are saying that his tweet, “So some fucking paper misquotes a humorous interview I gave, which itself misquoted me and now I’m the Antichrist. I give up.” and his subsequent, “Bye bye” is a “hissy fit”. Maybe. We’re all entitled to bad behaviour. I also wonder if it is a reaction […]

Filed under: feminism, GLBT politics

13 Oct

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On the Twitters


I swore I’d never sign up to Twitter. “What’s the point?” I’d ask. “It’s just status updates like Facebook.” In June 2009 I found myself deciding what my Twitter username would be. What bought about this change in attitude? Well, Grods, if you must know. Scott made the announcement that Bron had signed up. She […]

Filed under: social media