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Entries Tagged as 'homophobia'

Casual Homophobia – “The Spy Who Came in From The Cold” – John LeCarre

November 26th, 2011 · No Comments · Description, Spy Thriller

Tall, with rather curly brown hair; orange tie and pale green shirt; a little bit petulant, a little bit of a pansy, thought Leamas. Could be a schoolmaster, ex London School of Economics and runs a suburban drama club. Weak-eyed. Hey! I’m ex- LSE – I didn’t realise it used to be a by-word for […]

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Casual homophobia – “Goldfinger” – Ian Fleming

November 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Writing

Bond liked the look of her. He felt the sexual challenge all beautiful Lesbians have for men. He was amused by the uncompromising attitude that said to Goldfinger and to the room, ‘All men are bastards and cheats. Don’t try any masculine hocus on me. I don’t go for it. I’m in a separate league.’ […]

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