UK Gender Newswire Archive
24-08-2006 22:30Ashraf Kolhari, a 37-year-old mother of four, has been sentenced to death by stoning for committing adultery in Iran. Kolhari was arrested five years ago and has been awaiting her sentence in prison. Recently, she received the decision that she would be executed by the end of July.
21-08-2006 15:55Feminist Fightback, a one day activist conference for feminist activists, will take place in London on 21 October. Please add your or your group's name to the statement of support for the conference.
20-08-2006 16:45Bradford's Pink Picnic took place on Saturday 19th August in Peel Park Bradford.
18-08-2006 12:37Sick of the box-standard-mullet-growing-beer-sipping Manchester pride weekend? looking for something less pretentious-just be-queer event? Do you like pink but not the pinkpound?
16-08-2006 17:19"We always are the slippers of our husbands"
A statement from Maliha, Sajjida, Farzana, Sadia, Adibunnisa, Masooma and Heenia, seven Pakistani women currently Imprisoned in Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre
14-08-2006 13:27Feminist Fightback is a conference for feminist activists, sponsored by the Education Not for Sale Women's network, which will be held in London on Saturday 21 October (venue tbc).
10-08-2006 15:40Iranian LGBTs thank their supporters, detail the country's human rights situation, and explain how a war against Iran would reverse progress.
ps:twiglet- As for my putting these articles up - "In an atmosphere of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act" George Orwell.
25-07-2006 21:27Gigs at the Hackney Ocean by a gangster turned evangelist homophobe had apparently been cancelled folowing a local outcry (see the Hackney Gazette website)
Now local police are saying these reports were "premature" and the events may be back on.....
24-07-2006 15:34Report on the 'banned' gay Pride Parade in Riga, latvia on Sat 22 July.
20-07-2006 16:14Latvia has banned this weekends' gay Pride parade etc in Riga. Peter Tatchell of Outrage etc to attend a parade despite the ban and threats of violence..
18-07-2006 15:5519 July 2006 is the 1st anniversary of the execution of two teenage gay men in Iran on trumped up charges. Demo's are planned around the world, incl London to mark this event and the on-going persecution of gay people in Iran.
14-07-2006 22:59Exposes the sexual exploitation of "Muslim" women in Western pornography.
10-07-2006 20:48Picnin in the Park event @ Endcliffe Park, 2pm Saturday 12th August
07-07-2006 12:16Following the news that some of the Jamaican anti-gay reggae singers have re-started to sing their hate songs, UK concerts have been cancelled and the former 'Truce' has been cancelled. Stop Murder Music campaign to re-start..