UK Gender Newswire Archive
29-05-2009 16:32A call to arms for the left against the pornography business world.
21-05-2009 12:30Undercurrents won a film festival by stating our independence from consumerism
19-05-2009 18:12Never seen since its one and only showing in 2000 this took some tracking down I can tell you. Please note the processes by which freemasons keep their mutual interests hidden in official government positions.
19-05-2009 16:24Sima Valand is desperately fighting to stop the Home Office sending her to India where she is at risk of murder at the hands of her in-laws. She was not flown on Fri 8th May for reasons that are still unknown but a new removal date has been set for this Wednesday (20th May). She remains in an immigration prison.
08-05-2009 21:54Thank you to all those who had time to support the campaign to stop Sima Valand's deportation. We are pleased to report that Sima was not deported today for reasons that are still unclear to us. Obviously this is great news but she will still need to fight future deportations and for the right to remain. Please look out for further callouts for support.
07-05-2009 20:51Sima Valand is facing deportation to India this Friday. She has already been subject to horrific abuse from her husband and his family and is faced with the threat of murder if she is returned. Please fax or email Virgin Atlantic airlines to demand that she is not put on the plane.
03-05-2009 21:09When I saw that the Anarchist Movement Conference 2009 is being promoted with the image of a woman, I couldn’t help thinking of the irony. As with national states, the female body is again used as the symbol of some desired unity. However, what that image has made me think of is the persistence and entrenchment of sexist practices among anarchists, an important contributing factor to their actual lack of unity.
18-04-2009 13:20A columnist writing in the Yorkshire Post yesterday had this, somewhat controversial view published on the attack by a policeman on a woman demonstrating against police brutality.
01-04-2009 09:48Trade unionists and activists are taking part in the National Day of Action against the Subway sandwich chain on Saturday 4th April, in protest with their firing of pregnant worker Natalia Szymanska.
31-03-2009 08:18A BRITISH COURT JUDGE HAS FORBIDDEN THE CIRCULATION OF HIS NAME, TO AVOID FURTHER PUBLICITY ON THE CASE. “EVERYONE GROUP’ PROTESTS: “ONLY TOTALITARIAN REGIMES CANCEL OUT THE IDENTITIES OF PERSECUTED PEOPLE. TO ACT AGAINST ABUSE, IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT INTERNATIONAL OPINION KNOWS THE REFUGEES’ NAMES”
26-03-2009 23:10Lynn Breedlove (queer feminist trans activist and lead yeller of punk band Tribe 8), brings her performance-lecture-activism workshop to Manchester on 28th March, followed by Queer Film Night presented by local LGBTQ groups and social media activists with Vegan Kaffe on 29th March. Everyone welcome, donations for food,
Yard Theatre show £5.
11-03-2009 13:17Protestors infiltrate Beauty Pageant, disrupting it from the inside. To complement the different protests against this event, one group braved the inside of the club. They used a variety of means to disturb it, halt it and show why its not okay to do this.