Tag Archives: sexuality

On This Day In 1999

In today’s On This Day, Dan looks back on bonfire night of 1999, the crushes of his younger years, and the excitement of a rambling adventure! Continue reading

Three Films I’d Watch (if anybody made them)

Knights of the Living Dead

Dan pitches three movie ideas: “Knights of the Living Dead” (a twisted form of the Arthurian legends, with zombies), “My Daughter’s Hand” (a story of love, homophobia, and family), and “The Bone Wars” (a dramatisation of the real-life rivalry of two of the Victorian era’s most-famous palaeontologists). Continue reading

Poly and the Census – Success! (almost)

After much to-ing and fro-ing, the Freedom of Information Act request that a fellow blogger made to the Office of National Statistics, on the subject of households with individuals in non-monogamous relationships or with non-binary genders, has begun to yield results. Dan comments on the findings. Continue reading

Hug An Asexual


Go hug an asexual. That’s Dan’s message for you today, on Asexual Awareness Week. Or, if you can’t manage that, he’s got an even more fun mission for you. Continue reading

Poly and the Census – Part Four

More fun and games in Zoe’s quest to get meaningful information out of the Office of National Statistics, about how census data reflects non-monogamous and non-heteronormative relationships. Continue reading

Showing Some Pride


Dan, Paul, and Ruth take part in Oxford Pride, and Dan and Paul are caught at the parade by a reporter and photographer for the Oxford Mail. Continue reading

Poly and the Census – Part Three

Dan hears back – albeit only via somebody else’s Freedom of Information Act request – to his concerns about the possible treatment of polyamorous households by the Office of National Statistics during this year’s census. And he’s not happy. Continue reading

Beware: Necrophiliac Paramedics!

If Dan is killed on his way to work and his lifeless body is raped by a necrophiliac paramedic, it’s JTA’s fault. You read it here first. Continue reading

Polyamory as an Identity


Many people in polyamorous relationships identify as “being” polyamorous, but Dan doesn’t. In this blog post, he tries to understand how polyamory is an identity for some, but not for others, and explains why it isn’t one for him. Continue reading

The L-Word

I just thought I’d put some feelers out not for the first time, but for the first time online, to see if my theory is true that I am only only man in the known universe who enjoys the (now-finished) Showtime drama series  The L-Word.… Continue reading