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Celebrity Endorsement: I broke my goth addiction and so can you!

Last week veteran DJ Jo Whiley interviewed comedian Dom Joly on BBC Radio 2, in which he remarked he was an ‘ex-goth’, presumably having received his jet-black P45 from the Department of Woe and Pouting. Continue reading

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Goth Teenagers, Depression and the Bristol Study

By now, some of you may have heard me speaking on BBC Newcastle radio (21:00), or even the Today Programme on BBC Radio Four (48:00). You might have heard Sylvia from the Sophie Lancaster Foundation, on BBC Scotland radio or … Continue reading

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Media Coverage Roundup of Alternative Harassment and Hate Crime Rulings

The media – both within the UK and abroad – has given a lot of coverage to the decision by Greater Manchester Police to record relevant crimes against members of alternative subcultures as Hate Crimes. We were flattered to be … Continue reading

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The Guardian Article: “Attacks on Goths and Punks as hate crimes” A victory for the Sophie Campaign has come with the news that Greater Manchester Police have chosen to include discrimination against Goths and other alternative subcultures as a Hate … Continue reading

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Proposed Study into Harassment of Goths

A theme that has run consistently throughout The Blogging Goth’s work is referring to academic articles and research into the Goth subculture. Now, Dr Paul Hodkinson, author of a book and several articles on Goth, is developing a new research … Continue reading

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