Why the left is promoting pedophilia (again)

The left have been vocal in (rightly) condemning clerical abuse, but they have remained shamefully silent about disturbing revelations of pedophilia in their own ranks. Worse, too many on the rainbow left seem determined to normalise pedophilia as "just another sexual orientation". No matter which side of politics you’re on, kiddy-fiddlers should never be welcome. Originally published at Incite.
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A Tale of Three Twits

Recently, three high-profile Twitter users have been pilloried in the court of digital opinion. Two made crass jokes, the other vomited years of racist abuse. While the jokers found their careers abruptly aborted, the racist has been promoted to the pinnacle of her career. Originally published at Incite.
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Exit the Humanists, Stage Left

The intent of this post is not to to adopt a position for or against any of the issues mentioned in it – be it same-sex marriage, euthanasia or abortion – but to point out that humanism, even secular humanism, does not, ipso facto, dictate a particular position on any of them. Yet many secular humanists seem to assume, indeed openly argue, the opposite. This does a disservice both to the public sphere, and to humanism itself, leading as it does, some secular humanists to adopt deeply anti-humanist attitudes. Do read on ...

A Parliament of Cry-Bullies

The campaign against the promised same-sex marriage plebiscite is anti-democratic and infantilises its opponents. It's also sadly symptomatic of what gay-rights activist Andrew Sullivan calls "the obvious and ugly intolerance of parts of the gay movement". The bizarrely anti-democratic idea that the possible hurt feelings of one segment of the polity should override the democratic process is the authoritarianism of the offended.