UK Gender Newswire Archive
13-10-2008 15:03POULTRY COMPANY WALLS AND TRUCKS SPLATTERED WITH PAINT (Mexico)
KITTEN RESCUED FROM DISGUSTING PET SHOP (UK)
SHOTGUN SHELLS SLIPPED INTO TAILPIPES OF UCLA VANS (USA)
10 PET SHOPS GLUED SHUT (Mexico)
SIX CHICKENS FREED, EGGS TRASHED (UK)
SMOKE BOMB STOPS CIRCUS PERFORMANCE (Switzerland)
CARS PAINT-STRIPPED AT HOME OF VIVISECTOR (USA)
SHOOT SABOTAGED (UK)
REGION'S LAST FUR FARM REMAINS CLOSED (Sweden)
BIRDS RESCUED FROM SLAUGHTERHOUSE (UK)
ACTIONS CONTINUE DESPITE "RESEARCHER PROTECTION ACT" (USA)
CIRCUS SIGNS DESTROYED (UK)
SIGNS FOR GAME FAIR RIPPED DOWN (UK)
Photographs (C) 2008, Peter Marshall, all rights reserved.
05-10-2008 00:37Abortion Rights, the UK pro-choice organisation is planning a public meeting this Tuesday 7th October at 7pm in the House of Commons. Speakers will include Dr Evan Harris MP, Diane Abbott MP and Dr Audrey Simpson from the Family Planning Association of Northern Ireland. The meeting is aimed at putting pressure on the government to defend and improve rights for women as the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill is debated in coming weeks.
26-09-2008 14:12Call out for the creation of a feminist group open to all gender in London. Meeting at the London Action Resource Centre (LARC, 62 Fieldgate Street, E1 1ES) on Sunday 19th October at 3pm.
24-09-2008 19:15Kenneth Zucker, transphobic doctor who supports repression and torture of gender-variant children has been invited to speak at the Royal Society of Medicine. Protest against Zucker and for the right to seld-determination of gender identity, October 1st, 8.30am, The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London W1G 0AE
21-09-2008 07:56The 'Dr Rath Health Foundation', who will today join a workshop at the European Social Forum, have been involved in spreading deadly misinformation about medication for HIV, and promoting other ineffective treatments for serious illness, sometimes with fatal consequences.
20-09-2008 10:39At this very moment we're in the middle of the 5th Queerbeograd festival in Belgrade, Serbia. The theme of the festival this year is 'Direct Action & Antifascism'. The latter appeared again important when a group of 25 people leaving the festival yesterday evening we're confronted with an organized attack by fascists. The festival has participants from Macedonia, Russia, Netherlands, Germany, UK, Italy, Croatia, Greece and Slovenia.
13-09-2008 16:49'There are nine different words for the colour blue in the Spanish Maya dictionary
but just three Spanish translations exist, leaving six butterflies that can be seen only
by the Maya, proving that when a language dies six butterflies disappear from
the consciuosness of the earth."
01-09-2008 09:31'The Vital Pathfinding Arab Elite is Persecuted and Cannot Advance Arab Society'
Wajeha is banned from writing for five years, interestingly, the issue of artist
repression In Saudi and specifically of this woman does not consider the notion
that a Writer can never be stopped from writing. But they may be persecuted and
have modes and methods of disemination removed. The title of her piece (above)
explains the 5% in societies that attempt to advance and evolve. She includes
the animal and microscopic world too.
of weeks when the fuss has died down the anti-corruption agenda
of the Alaskan Governor will be available to all.
This morning's newspapers are talking about the 18,000,000 cracks in
the Glass ceiling speech and the faux-feminist running mate of Senator Mc Cain.
that especial relationship which has shaped global discourse for eight years
is a puritanism which has an over-weening interest in both artistic discourse
and grown-up sex.
At bottom this seems to be combined with a fear and distrust of anything
that is 'other' to what seems , frankly, a limited experience of human sexuality.
licensed site against an Aldermaston peace campaigner. The prosecution
was the first of its kind brought under the Serious Organised Crime and
Police Act (SOCPA s128, as amended by s12 of the Terrorism, Act 2006, to
apply to nuclear licensed sites).