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The serious side of Joseph Guiso's marriage to Honey the labrador

Posted by Derek Sapphire on Saturday, December 4, 2010,
Fellow travellers, here is a story that should give those of us who truly abhor speciesism a little more hope for a better world: A man in Toowoomba called Joseph Guiso has "married" his animal companion Honey, a labrador.

The ceremony was conducted more or less as a joke. But remember that "many a true word was spoke in jest". Also, not so long ago people were openly laughing at things that eventually came to pass - women getting the vote, and gays in the military, for example.

And the fact th...
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Green sex book has me somewhat confused

Posted by Derek Sapphire on Saturday, May 22, 2010,
Fellow travellers, sometimes events or developments that I read about in the media cause me great joy. Others cause me deep consternation. And sometimes I experience both these reactions simultaneously!

Take this article, for example. It describes a new book about how to make your sex life more green and sustainable. Part of me is greatly heartened by this evidence of greater environmental awareness. But another part of me is quite shocked. The phallus is a tool of oppression, after all! Surel...
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