UK NEWS: 65 YEAR OLD MAN DEMANDS £20,000 SEX CHANGE ON THE NHS

April 23, 2014 Leave a comment

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Via The Daily Mail

A 65-year-old ex-soldier is demanding a £20,000 sex change operation on the NHS.

Roxanne Yeatman – formerly Doug – is having ‘feminisation’ lessons and now wants surgery as well. 

The father-of-four, who was a Gunner in the Royal Artillery, says she was ‘born in the wrong body’.

She’s been learning to walk, talk and act like a woman at the Gender Identity Clinic at Charing Cross Hospital, London, and has been taking female hormones for two years.

‘I need this operation to be who I want to be,’ said Ms Yeatman, from Thamesmead, South East London. ‘I am just living day-to-day waiting for when I can get it done.’ Continue Reading…..

[Thanks Nessa]

Roxanne who is advising you when it comes to your clothing and hair?

Why do I just get the strange feeling that this is a hoax story put together by the Daily Mail to create anger and outrage in their comments section.

Anyway look out  for Roxanne’s interview on This Morning with Philip and Holly. I just know that’s next.

*Huge sigh*

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LENNY HENRY’S CALL TO ACTION: CAMPAIGN TO IMPROVE DIVERSITY IN BROADCAST MEDIA

April 23, 2014 Leave a comment
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Lenny Henry

Last week Lenny Henry spoke exclusively to the TV Collective about his new proposal to DCMS  (Department for Culture, Media & Sport) – The Henry Papers .  Watch conversation below.

Lenny also wants the public to get behind his proposal by emailing Ed Vaizey the Cultural Minster.

Given we all HAVE to pay for a TV licence, but are still frustrated by the constant lack of opportunities, career progression and questionable portrayals; Do you currently believe you are getting value for your money? If not take a stand!

Take two minutes to copy and paste the email below and fire it off to Ed Vaizey at – vaizeye@parliament.uk.

NYPD TWITTER CAMPAIGN FAILS IN SPECTACULAR FASHION

April 23, 2014 Leave a comment

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Yesterday the New York City Police Department thought it would be a good idea to ask Twitter users to post pictures of themselves with officers using the hashtag #myNYPD.

There were a few photographs posted (like the one above) showing officers posing happily with citizens.

But then came the ugly face of the police force.

In response to the request other users decided to post photographs of officers engaging in police brutality and misconduct.

NYPD spokeswoman Deputy Chief Kim Y. Royster quickly defended the campaign and said:

“The NYPD is creating new ways to communicate effectively with the community. Twitter provides an open forum for an uncensored exchange and this is an open dialogue good for our city,”. 

So does the NYPD now plan on addressing the issue of police brutality and misconduct Kim?

Probably not!

How did ‘New York’s Finest’ fail to not see this coming?

Right now I am guessing that the bright spark in the PR department who came up with this idea is busy looking for a new job.

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CAPITAL XTRA RADIO PRODUCER SENT OUT NAKED PHOTOGRAPHS PRETENDING TO BE 21 YEAR OLD WOMAN

April 22, 2014 3 comments
Capital Xtra Senior Producer Stuart Hall

Capital Xtra Senior Producer Stuart Grant

The Lancashire Telegraph reports that senior radio producer Stuart Hall who works for “DANCE URBAN” radio station Capital Xtra (formally Choice FM), stole a 21-year-old woman’s internet photographs to use on a dating website and then sent out naked pictures of other women pretending to be her.

Stuart Grant used photos of 21-year-old Beckie Livesey to make an online profile.

Miss Livesey, who lives in Willis Road, Feniscowles, was only made aware of Mr Grant’s actions after a computer-savvy IT worker grew suspicious of a ‘girl’ he was talking to online and traced the images back to their original source.

In a statement to the Lancashire Telegraph, Mr Grant has since expressed his shame and apologised ‘unreservedly’ for his actions.

Continue Reading….

So this is what Capital Xtra’ staff get up to in their spare time.

Hahahahaha.

What a strange and creepy thing to do. What a strange and creepy man.

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NEW WEB SERIES DRAMA: AN AFRICAN CITY (EPISODES 1 – 9)

April 22, 2014 Leave a comment

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Brand new web series An African City is a Sex And The City-style dramedy. The series follows the lives of… “Five beautiful, successful African females who return to their home continent and confide in one another about love and life in ‘An African City’

[Thanks Mutale]

FRENCH SENEGALESE BEAUTY BLOGGER TO FRONT KOOKAI 2014 CAMPAIGN

April 21, 2014 Leave a comment

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French brand KOOKAI has announced that French Senegalese beauty blogger  Fatou N’Diaye will front their Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter 2014 campaigns.

In response to her new appointment the popular blogger said:

I’m so happy!! Change is coming in France, and to be in part of that make me really proud–especially with my natural hair.”

Check Fatou’s blog: www.blackbeautybag.com

Congratulations Fatou.

UK WEB SERIES: DEAR JESUS – BREAKING B(RE)AD (SEASON 3 EPISODE 5)

April 20, 2014 Leave a comment

In the shocking mid-season finale, Mercedes and David are eager to impress the Bishop when he comes over for dinner and Rochelle meets Wale’s feisty mother for the first time.

This season Dear Jesus is in support of Refuge; for women and children against domestic violence. If you have been affected by anything you’ve seen in this season of Dear Jesus please contact Refuge by visiting refuge.org.uk or calling free on 0808 2000 247.

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