solidarity

Guest post: The power of protest

With a memorial planned for the 200th anniversary in August 2019, The Peterloo Massacre is an atrocity that should never be forgotten. This guest post from J. T. Rattray reflects on an edition of The Culture Show about Maxine Peake's performance of Shelley's landmark poem on Peterloo at Manchester's International Festival last month ...

Speaking out, without shame

Zarina shares her journey of overcoming history of being oppressed by her family and breaking away from a forced marriage, aided by solidarity and help she found online ...
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#TransDocFail: the trans community rises

Content note: This piece begins with a strong reference to self harm. Selective concern by the press and medical establishment - targeting one doctor while ignoring decades of everyday abuse and neglect from hundreds of NHS professionals - has led to great anger and unity. Jane Fae explains why in this guest post ...

Feminism for the 1%

Tory feminism. I've been avoiding blogging about this because the sheer physical pain that swells up in my fingers when I type those two words in succession, ...

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...
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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...