UK Gender Newswire Archive
11-04-2007 15:04Come and discuss the politics of socialist feminism at this dayschool on Saturday 21 April.
06-04-2007 19:42I don't agree with judicial attitudes to drugs, I think all drugs should be legal. I just don't agree with rape, with drugs being used as weapons. I hate the insecure 'macho-men' who feel they can take who they want by force, but still need to spike drinks. Anyway, apologies, but this is going to sound like like a lecture by your mum or your local neighbouhood copper, or worse, like a Guardian editorial. I can't avoid that.
04-04-2007 22:00There are plans afoot for a Queer IMC to be set up. We are looking for Queer activists to get involved from the off and help us get this new IMC created!
27-03-2007 10:48A crissie-front organisation posing as a pregnancy counselling service has premises in Oxford High Street and advertises on Fox FM as offering unbiased counselling.
23-03-2007 18:35Two articles by gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell published this week:
The Independent. March 22nd_ Why has the Left gone soft on human rights?
Democratiya Journal_Spring 2007 Their Multiculuralism and ours.
I WONDER IF THIS POSTING WILL STAY UP..?
21-03-2007 16:40Gay rights group OutRage! castigates the religionists demo-ing today and those opposing the new goods and services laws (Equality Act) due to be voted on in the Lords this evening.
20-03-2007 16:27Afternoon of film and discussion about asylum and sexuality issues at the Commonplace, Leeds 1st April 2007 from 2pm
19-03-2007 01:31Note from the translators: Azadeh Forghani is one of the women’s rights activists who was arrested for peaceful protest on March 4th 2007 in front of the Revolutionary Court in Tehran. The following open letter was addressed to Farah Pahlavi, the empress of Iran during the reign of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. Forghani critiques the cooptation of the Iranian women’s rights movement by Farah Pahlavi and opportunistic opposition groups. The original piece in Persian was published by roozonline.com on March 13.
Women's/ Girl's Only Ride meet 7pm at The Basement for a nice social ride on mostly off road routes ending with a beer in a pub!
14-03-2007 19:11WOMEN AND MEN ALL OVER THE WORLD SUPPORT THE DEMANDS OF THE WOMEN OF OAXACA
13-03-2007 16:19gay rights group OutRage! sends open letter to the Presdient of Ghana who is visiting London.
11-03-2007 01:18This letter is being written to you from Rapid City, SD. Rapid City is the second largest city in South Dakota and at the opposite end of the state from Sioux Falls. It is from here that women must travel five hours to Sioux Falls, seven and a half hours to Denver, or eight hours to Omaha to have an abortion. It is also from here that collectives are forming and working together to help these women gain the resources they need.
08-03-2007 23:37Ladyfest Leeds 2007 is excited to announce a selection of its workshops as part of its diverse music and arts festival, which aims to celebrate female creativity and gender equality, and which takes place from Tuesday 10th to Sunday 15th April 2007. Workshop events, many of which are free, take place primarily at The Carriageworks (3 Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 3AD) from the Friday (13th) to Sunday (15th) of April.
07-03-2007 12:26International Womens Day events that were planned at the Vortex have a new home after the Vortex was evicted yesterday.
07-03-2007 12:09As the Vortex was evicted yesterday (tuesday) we are relocating our events programme for International Womens Day on thursday 8th March to a local community centre.