UK Gender Newswire Archive
23-09-2006 21:19You may have seen our notice of the visit of two grassroots organisers from Venezuela – Juanita Romero and Gastón Murat. (Both are interviewed on our film, Talking of Power.) We are now appealing for your help in covering the costs of the three-week speaking tour.
23-09-2006 21:07Task Force praises Christian leaders' courage in standing against fear-based religion and political manipulation in the name of Christianity
23-09-2006 20:59Rally at the Labour Party Conference, 25th Sept
22-09-2006 20:10A father’s desperate plea to save the life of his young daughter
21-09-2006 10:28Gay human rights group Outrage! are joining an NUS-LGBT protest the on-going persecution of lgbt people in Uganda. Fri 22nd 4pm.
19-09-2006 23:49FIGHTING ON TWO FRONTS:
A public meeting with Palestinian activist Rauda Morcos
Rauda Morcos, poet, teacher and co-founder of Aswat (‘Voices’), the
Palestinian feminist lesbian organization will speak about the work of Aswat, Palestinians inside Israel and the effects of Israeli occupation.
18-09-2006 09:58The ubiquitous use of the word 'gay' by young British people to mean anything without value, or substandard must be challenged, otherwise it will fuel a culture of acceptance around homophobia.
17-09-2006 07:53Gay and Lesbian Humanist Association
News Release – 12 September 2006
12-09-2006 15:39This month, to mark the 25th anniversary of what was to become Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp, Peace News delves into its archives from the 80s and publishes a new Greenham archive with almost 40 articles online (more to follow when we find the time/energy/volunteers).
08-09-2006 12:44Gay rights group OutRage! exposes the 'outing' of 45 gays by a Ugandan newspaper (Red Pepper) in a witch-hunt against lgbt people. arrests have followed.
Human Rights Watch (USA) have also condemned the Ugandan authrities and newspaper.
07-09-2006 16:46The Ugandan tabloid newspaper, Red Pepper, has outed 45 gay and bisexual men, including army officers, priests, university lecturers, entertainers, bankers, students and lawyers. It also published details of five venues popular with gays and lesbians.
06-09-2006 13:58Feminist Fightback is a conference for feminist activists, which will be
held on Saturday 21 October at the School of Oriental and African Studies,
London. Please see below for our launch statement.
05-09-2006 07:42Port-au-Prince, Haiti, September 1, 2006: Despite the threat of violence amidst continuing arson attacks and gun battles in Port-au-Prince’s poorest neighborhoods, hundreds of women victims of rape will march through the capital today with faces veiled to raise their voices against ongoing violence and discrimination against women. On the occasion of this historic march, the Commission of Women Victims for Victims (KOFAVIV) has released the following declaration:
04-09-2006 14:10OutRage! highlights the greatly increasing threat to lgbt people in Iraq from extremist muslim group(s).
(Cue..rant from 'Twiglet'..?)
30-08-2006 19:57The Feminism and Climate Change workshop acted as a forum for some really positive discussion. There was a good mix of ages and opinions, with valuable input by the men who attended. We discussed everything from climate change to the education system, science fiction and reproductive health. For a lot of people there, the links between feminism and climate change were new so it ended up being educational for all.