UK Gender Newswire Archive
27-11-2009 15:04Based on eight Amnesty International cases, Hurried Steps, written by Dacia Maraini, directed by Nicolette Kay and performed by New Shoes Theatre, is a deeply moving play of violence on women. It had its UK premier at the Mill Studio in Guildford on 26 November 2009 to coincide with tenth anniversary of International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women two days previous.
10-11-2009 11:42When a huge wave of complaints reached the Daily Mail because of Jan Moir's homophobic article on the death of Stephen Gately, top advertisers including BT, M&S and Nestle removed their advertisements from the Daily Mail website.
The November 2009 Bulletin urges LGBT people to support M&S to thank them for that.
05-11-2009 15:42Peter Tatchell Gags the voices of Lesbian Muslims
02-11-2009 15:21Over the August bank holiday many lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) activists headed to Manchester for gay pride. However, not all came to enjoy the festival, some came to confront what they see as a corporate, anti-political and business-driven machine.
20-10-2009 17:25This article is a response to the No Pretence intervention at the Anarchist Movement conference earlier this year. It was first published in Shift Magazine ( http://shiftmag.co.uk/?p=319).
We have made it available online to inform the upcoming discussions at the Anarchist bookfair on the topic.
15-10-2009 22:43Gordon Brown made an unannounced visit to a Camden council estate in Gospel Oak. A gran told Gordon how she defended herself and her granddaughter with a baseball bat when 60 male youths chased her, tried to set her on fire, sabotaged her garden and threatened her granddaughter. Gordon visited as people have complained about failed ASBOS and the CNJ reported a lack of faith in police.
13-10-2009 19:06Hello and welcome to the first communique from the NATO Welcoming Committee. This is going to be the way the NATO Welcoming Committee communicates with the media and with people following the mobilisation against the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in November.
01-10-2009 13:49The latest meat industry supported attack on vegans and
vegetarians is by Lierre Keith, who claims to be a 20 year
See video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPx-oDBRxKk
22-09-2009 12:37This morning organisers Belgrad Pride held their final press conference before tomorrows pride parade. Except pride will not be held, due to high security risks and a lack of cooperation on the part of state and police to secure the event. Serbian police have cancelled permission for the pride to be held in its planned location in the centre of the city.
18-09-2009 21:26Its time for London Fashon Week again, Its time to glorify heroin chic and the anorectic waif. Its time for young girls, perhaps your sister?, to be bombarded with this perversion of desireable images. Its time fot them to be to;ld they are not right, not beautiful, not worthy.
If the weeks runway events and coverage are insuffucient, there are year round websites devoted to this perversion. Just like there are websites devoted to the practice of some predatory males to prey on young boys.
Confronted with the immorality, the FASHONITA ELITE refuse to back down. Deadly thin will be on the catwalk yet again this year!
Young impressionable ladies ( over a million of them in Britain are already INFECTED with this socially promoted illness)) can follow on facebook and probably twitter feeds.
As the article below notes, these young children can gain "inspiration from celebrities like Lindsay Lohan and Paris Hilton" and learn how to be part of this glamorous yet deadly lifestyle.
I'm not there. I just think some Brits should read this article and think about it and hopefully go DO Something to bring the light and some shame to this perverse event, the LONDON "FASHON" WEEK.
20-08-2009 10:06“ By Islamic law, it’s illegal to execute virgin girls. So, the islamic regime remedies that little problem, by staging sham “weddings” between the frightened virgin girls and prison guards the night before their executions. The guards then brutally rape the girls.”
10-08-2009 17:48Sima 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. Sima has been in immigration prison for more than three months now and this is the third attempt by the Home Office to remove her.
is correlated to violence toward animals
It is men who torture bulls in rings in blood sports reminiscent
of ancient gladiator contests.
It is men who are the vast majority of hunters and fishermen.
Men are the sealclubbers.
We are to be our sisters' keepers as well as our brothers'.
We are to be our animal sisters' keepers as well.