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Guardian dating site offends readers with image of ‘oppressively white couple’

The Guardian newspaper has reacted angrily to its own dating service, after the offensive image of two white, heterosexual professionals was used to advertise the business.

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Posted: Oct 4th, 2012
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All playing fields to be levelled to give them a level playing field

In an effort to increase equality and fairness, the government has announced that all playing fields in the UK must be level, so that they have a level playing field. ‘In order to compete, we must have a level playing field, a spokesman said. ‘And that applies to playing fields too.’

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Posted: Jul 25th, 2011
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Glass ceiling listed by English Heritage

English Heritage has announced that it has decided to list the glass ceiling, the transparent but rigid structure that blocked access for women to the nation’s boardrooms and corridors of power for most of the last millennium.

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Posted: Mar 10th, 2011
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Traditional Xmas pub fights banned ‘in case they offend Muslims’

Barmy ‘Equality Officers’ at Brent Council have outlawed the age-old British tradition of Christmas pub punch-ups in case the practice offends ‘those of faiths other than Christianity’.

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Posted: Nov 22nd, 2010
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Call for greater representation of ethnic and disability groups in zombie movies

zombie movies not adequately reflecting what goes on in the real world‘Even in undeath, there appears to be no escape from the inequalities which plague ethnic minorities and those with disabilities throughout their lives.’

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Posted: Oct 9th, 2010
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