UK Gender Newswire Archive
With a political backdrop of horrific rapes in India and Ohio, and the unfolding coverup of British entertainer Jimmy Savile’s decades of raping and molesting minors, Andy Newman of the Socialist Unity blog published the 27-page transcript of the British Socialist Workers Party’s (SWP) internal debate surrounding its Disputes Committee report that found that rape, harassment, and abuse charges against ousted Central Committee (CC) member Martin Smith to be “not proven.” This report was accepted by a razor-thin margin of 231 votes for, 209 votes against, and 18 abstentions.
Yesterday the Daily Mail reports that former undercover cop Mark Kennedy is suing the Met for "for failing to ‘protect’ him against falling in love with a woman in the group of eco-warriors he was sent to infiltrate."
Kennedy who is clearly on an offensive to win public sympathy is quoted as saying:
‘When I was exposed, I started drinking heavily, cutting myself and plunged into a deep depression. I was tormented with guilt over the hurt I’d caused.’
And also that:
‘I still have to watch my back because there are people out there who want to harm me. My life has been destroyed.
30-10-2012 00:29Mormon political connections to war, race, the environment, women's rights, and other political issues and action
29-08-2012 19:496pm Wednesday 5th September, Kelham Island Tavern
24-07-2012 20:41We will explore the hairy politics of how women's bodies are being patrolled and controlled by societal expectations to shave and groom in a discussion workshop and zine-making session about body hair.
17-05-2012 10:48The homophobic racist EDL will be in town during Bristol Pride to spread their hate and bullshit
15-04-2012 13:28St. Andrews students protest O'Brien sermon at St. Salvators Church. Following O'Brien's recent comments his invitation to deliver a sermon was criticised by the Student Association and the LGBT Society organised a demonstration. Autonomous queers acted of their own accord and walked out of the sermon in protest.
05-04-2012 10:47We are looking for submissions from artists and organisations, with a particular focus on collaboration across art form, age and cultural backgrounds. The festival accepts submissions in three categories: films, visual arts and performance.
The deadline for submissions is Friday 29 June 2012.
Submissions are accepted on: www.gaywisefestival.org.uk
27-03-2012 20:36Stop Nike Cheating Women Workers!
Saturday, 31 March 2012
10:30 until 12:00
On Saturday 31 March join Scotland Feminista’s protest outside the Nike store on Buchanan Street, Glasgow.
09-03-2012 18:25As Claire from Oxford said ...
03-03-2012 05:22Portsmouth Nazi Watch were disgusted to be forwarded the comments being made by 45-year-old Portsmouth Water supervisor Steven Clarke, a Leigh Park member of Portsmouth North East Division of the English Defence League [EDL].
Our disgust turned to shock when we discovered this diminutive ex-657 crew football hooligan has been allowed to propagate and spread his insidious and vile views to impressionable young boys as young as NINE...as an official coach for Havant & Waterlooville Football Club.