Hello and welcome to the weekly round-up and open thread! Below are some recent news stories that caught the attention of The F Word Collective this week (linking does not imply endorsement or agreement). Please note that these links range from “ooh yay!” to “very interesting” to *headdesk to rage-enducing, and some articles may be triggering. Want to discuss these topics or add your own? Please comment below!
Current Events and Comment:
Tens of thousands march in London against coalition’s austerity measures
The photo is by Stephen Warrent and has been used with permission. It depicts comedian Francesca Martinez posing with two young women, Katie Warrent and Ruth Cordle, in front of a crowd at the austerity protest demo in London on Saturday, 21st June. The young woman on the right holds a placard that reads Equal Lives Youth Forum, which is an organisation that provides a free forum for people with disabilities free from disabling barriers.