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Incite Change and Kill Hate Crime: A guest reblog

We were written to by Fiona Chick, a blogger who wants to share how she and her friends are raising money for the SOPHIE Foundation. We’re more than happy to pass on her article about the work they’ve done, and … Continue reading

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The Waukesha Stabbing and the ‘Creepy’ Connection

I don’t believe that it’s the fault of Slenderman or horror writing in general that this happened. I remember reading scary stories and watching slasher movies when I was a child and young teenager and while they certainly gave me … 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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Subculture responds to ‘Goth Loner’ accusation over Adam Lanza tragedy

The Mail on Sunday’s front page from 16th December 2012 There are three factors which define my response this story. I am a human being, a Goth, and a Journalist. As a human being, I abhor and reject the horrific … Continue reading

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