activism

The 21st Century Motherhood Movement

Andrea O'Reilly argues that activist mothers are creating an autonomous and distinct social movement. Adele Jones reviews this first anthology of its kind, which profiles organisations who are all fighting for a shift in the value given to the roles and responsibilities of motherhood ...

SlutWalk London

Somewhere between 3,000 and 5,000 people marched in London's Slutwalk on Saturday. I've posted up my photos on Flickr. A few people have also added their ph...

Guest bloggers for May

A big thank you to Melanie Jeffs and Tracey Plowman, our guest bloggers for April, as the month comes to an end. Please welcome our guest bloggers for May, Ami...

The tyranny of silencing

If I asked everyone here who had been called "humourless" or "too angry" when they stood up for their beliefs in equality to raise their hands, I imagine we would see a forest of hands. It's such a familiar situation - stressful, distressing, frustrating, alienating, but so common. Call out a sexist joke? Humourless. Call out racist taunts? Oversensitive. Call out cissexism? Angry over nothing. ...

Get Lippy – new project

ActionAid UK has launched a new project for International Women's Day called 'Get Lippy'. Featuring video testimonials from women from around the world who are...

Call to action

The cuts are looming and the threats are real; isn't it time to take mass action?, asks Rahila Gupta If anybody needed any further evidence of the devastatin...