UK Newswire Archive
02-11-2006 22:40The majority of mosques in Britain ban women from using them
While domestic violence may be no higher than the national average, Muslim women are far less likely to report it
Many Muslim women feel unable to speak to their Imams about family or marital issues
Muslim women seeking to enter mosques to pray are turned away agressively and sometimes violently
The Muslim Council of Britain patronises women and is unwilling to help them
It is not only old men with misogynistic and patriarchal views, but many young Muslim men as well
When confronted or threatened, the first response of many religious Muslim men is to shout and lash out
Mulism women are routinely denied education after puberty because it is seen as "unnecessary" in their role as Muslim women
Under the heading “Worldwide Children's Revolution to Try to Save the Human Race From Extinction?” the story says that the very existence of future generations may depend on urgent worldwide action to tackle global warming and climate change.
02-11-2006 22:35-- United for Truth to Protest Focus on the Family's 'Ex-Gay' Conference In Atlanta Suburb; Atlanta Press Conference on Friday, Nov. 3
-- Conference Will Damage Families In the Name of Family Values and Sends The False Message That A Person Must Choose Between Sexual Orientation and Faith
02-11-2006 22:27News Bulletin from the League Against Cruel Sports UK
02-11-2006 22:24HIV and sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust is today officially launching ‘Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland’, with offices in Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness
02-11-2006 22:20The National Union of Students LGBT Association has called a day of action today, the 2nd November, campaigning against blood donation discrimination.
Religious alternatives to traditional haunted houses designed to scare youth into a sin-free life
Roberta Sklar, Director of Communications
02-11-2006 22:17Minute by minute reporting from Mexico - all times are local times in Mexico
02-11-2006 22:12“Building a movement that recognizes how racial and economic justice issues intersect with the needs and priorities of all LGBT people — of all ages, races, ethnic and language origins, nationalities, spiritualities, abilities and incomes — is a challenge that must be at the forefront of our movement.”
— Russell Roybal, Director of Movement Building,
National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
02-11-2006 22:01Russian Gay Activist to speak in London
Panel discussion: Holding Gay Pride events in hostile countries
DATE: Friday 10 November 2006
TIME: 7.30 PM
VENUE: Conway Hall Humanist Centre, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn,
NEAREST TUBE: Holborn
02-11-2006 21:40Minute by minute reporting from Mexico - all times are local times in Mexico
Speakers: Rossport Support Campaign (community based campaign against dangerous and polluting Shell refinery in Co. Mayo); Free BEAGLES (invaluable legal advice for activists). Stalls: radical routes; treesponsibility, leeds abc, platform, re-pressed books. Food: cafe will be open for vegan / veggie roast dinner
02-11-2006 21:06The Stop Shell speaker tour is coming to Birmingham on November 9th 2006. To include films and a talk, dur: approx. 1h
02-11-2006 19:41Moda in Pelle have stores across the UK selling boots, shoes and accessories. Some
of their products currently on sale contain real fur, for the third year in a row.
02-11-2006 18:52For the third quarter in a row troubled US warmongers EDO Corporation have failed to meet their expected financial targets, citing 'substantial challenges' of 2006. Today its share price took another plunge into the abyss losing several million dollars in market value
after investors reacted to poor results.
02-11-2006 18:1412 protestors blockaded a Shell garage in Reading last night, effectively stopping business for an hour. This action was taken in solidarity with communities struggling against destruction caused by Shell in Rossport, Ireland and the Niger Delta, Nigeria.
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