We're back from Edinburgh and the weekly Lashings links round up has returned! Feel free to add your own links in the comments, with a brief description and trigger warnings if appropriate.
Sally Outen was interviewed in The Scotsman about her Edinburgh show Non-Bio.
Gender Across Borders is hosting a series of blog posts on the theme of sexuality and stigma. They are looking for writers to contribute. Deadline Friday 2nd September.
Believing in bondage - The Guardian reports on a court case over whether a midwife may wear a BDSM collar to work as an emblem of her beliefs.
The heart of the matter was whether her lifestyle was capable of constituting a belief in accordance with the employment equality (religion or belief) regulations 2003, which have already seen beliefs in foxes' rights and the hypothesis of man-made global warming – not to mention a belief in the higher purpose of public service broadcasting – all ruled capable of being protected philosophical beliefs. As debates went, this was possibly a tad above the pay grade of a local employment tribunal.
All bi myself: Rose Cooper on bisexuality