Tag Archive for: christmas

Limited Shelf-Life: David Shenton’s Christmas Cards

December 18, 2013

David Shenton’s Christmas Cards bare all. Polari Safari by David Shenton.

Every Little Helps

December 18, 2013

David Shenton gets creative with prawn shells for Christmas. Polari Safari by David Shenton.

WTF?! Who types ‘turkey baster soap storyline’ into Google?

Search terms that have led readers to Polari.

It’s madness, and part of Polari’s WTF Friday features. Turkey baster, Madonna and the gay cure.

” ‘searching for a cure to homosexuality charity’: Oddly, when you type this into Google, the suggested charity is UNICEF. “

WTF?! Who types ‘christmas cows’ into Google?

Search terms that have led readers to Polari.

It’s madness, and part of Polari’s WTF Friday features. Jesus, Christmas, Flash Gordon and that Camp Guy.

“It’s the fault of that fabulous trio, the three wise men. ‘We’re here, we’re queer, and we got our shopping out of the way before that exhausting pride march to the bijou manger! Get her!'”

Clementine’s Christmas Special 2012

Clementine Banishes Winter!

Clementine takes you to the sun on Christmas Island to banish the winter blues! Now, Christmas Island, doesn’t that name ring a bell?

“How’d you like to spend Christmas on Christmas Island?”

Coming Out, COWs and Christmas

How can you go back into the closet when you go home for Christmas?

Emily Blanchard writes about the Coming Out Workshop at Lancaster University, which helps students who have to deal with coming out on their first Christmas back with the family.

The very fact that we needed to hold the session in the first place was heartbreaking enough, listening to people predict what their parents, family and friends would do or say.

The Best Ever Christmas Song?

What’s your favourite seasonal song?

‘Tis the season, and so the editor asked Polari’s writers for their favourite song.

Yes, I called it Christmas in the title. I was brought up as an atheist – which made two old women from the local church look at me with pity and sadness when they came to my door to talk about the Lord – but I like the word.

Clementine’s Christmas Special 2011

Clementine sings in the yuletide season.

She’s the only fairy who should top your Christmas tree this yuletide!

She may still have her magic power, but that is not enough. They like their bit of magic from a younger bit of stuff!

Happy 2nd birthday Polari and Happy Christmas one and all

Clementine’s wishes

Clementine the Living Fashion Doll wishes happy Christmas to all and a happy 2nd birthday to Polari.

“Oh what fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh!!!”

How the Christians Stole Christmas

What exactly was Christmas before Christians co-opted it?

The Christmas story is the result of a cynical exercise by Christian apologists, and is a cornerstone in The Greatest Spin Ever Spun.

“It was not established until 375 AD that the birth of Christ occurred on December 25. It was through the Church of Antioch that Christianity was organised as a religion. The Roman Constantine inaugurated this change by adopting Christianity as the official religion of the Roman Empire.”