Category Archives: Batshit Loony

Ministers call for UN treaty to use term ‘pregnant people’ to avoid discriminating against trans parents

Theresa May (pictured going to church with husband Philip today) announced last week that the government is to push on with a consultation about changes to the Gender Recognition Act, allowing people to ‘self-certify’ their gender

Ministers have called for the term ‘pregnant woman’ to be removed from a UN treaty – because it ‘excludes’ transgender people.

The call is said to have been made in Britain’s official submission on proposed amendments to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

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Leah Remini Trains The Big Guns On Scientology In Latest Episode

The man who designed the security system at the main center for Scientology on the West says it eventually was used to keep people from escaping.

The first season of Leah Remini and Mike Rinder’s A&E series exposing the Church of Scientology had one aim: to explain the evils of the organization, which in no way is actually a church. The ratings and reception were better than anyone anticipated, and soon, a second season was ordered. Where once speaking out against Scientology could spell the end of a Hollywood career, the times, they are a-changin’, as most clearly evidenced by the fact that the series just won an Emmy.

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Hurricane Irma shows that the Government can’t afford to neglect climate change any longer

Certainly the broad consensus among scientists is that, while hurricanes are not caused by climate change, we will see those with the intensity of Irma more frequently as a consequence of global warming – essentially because higher sea-surface temperatures enable storms to pick up more water and more power. It is far better to consider this in the full face of the reality wrought in the Caribbean in recent days than to do so when the world is no longer interested, and the issues appear, however temporarily, less urgent.

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City of Toronto to tear down $550 park stairs, says man who built them

The maverick Toronto handyman who erected a $550 set of stairs in a community park says the city is going to tear them down and build a more expensive replacement that meets its construction standards.

Retired mechanic Adi Astl said he took it upon himself to install the steps after several neighbours fell down the steep muddy slope that served as a shortcut to a community garden in Tom Riley Park, in Etobicoke, Ont.

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Children of Darkness – non-fiction television – Liberalism and Mental Health Issues

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