UK Gender Newswire Archive
17-09-2010 19:36Oxford Reclaim The Night are seeking new ideas & people to get involved in making the streets safe for women.
16-09-2010 18:58Leeds 2nd Queer Film Festival - 22nd to 26th Sept 2010
08-09-2010 11:21In it’s fourth year now, GFEST will present its 2010 programme on : http://www.gaywisefestival.org.uk The festival promises to present cutting edges of Proud and Loud Performances (from 18 to 20 Nov) at Cochrane Theatre, ‘Moving’ glbt Short Films at Rich Mix (from 11 to 13 Nov), Vibrant Rainbow Colours of Visual Arts in two Exhibitions (from 8 to 20 Nov) and a number of exciting events, debates, talks and parties (from 8 to 21 Nov) in venues across London.
06-09-2010 19:59Mark Fabbro has been seeking justice from the Catholic Church for 14 years. He is travelling to London to find it. He was sadistically raped by a priest Fr Byrne at the age of 11 on school ground during school hours at a Jesuit School in Melbourne, Australia in 1971.
04-09-2010 17:42Male's discrimination: does it exist, where it exist and how does it works
02-09-2010 23:54A leading adviser to the Archbishop of Westminster has blamed abortion and gay rights for turning Britain into a “selfish, hedonistic wasteland” which has become “the geopolitical epicentre of the culture of death”.
28-08-2010 11:31More citizen-led democracy (the original rule-by-the-people) could become an important tool-kit for positive social and environmental change.
24-08-2010 17:42Shiva Nazar Ahari, an Iranian human rights activist and a political prisoner in Evin prison (Tehran) since December 20, 2009, is now facing the charge of Moharebeh (enmity against God), and she can be sentenced to death for it. Shiva’s trial date is set for September 4, 2010. We must act now to help and support her.
24-08-2010 16:51Protests are taking place this coming saturday against the execution of Sakineh Ashtiani. Feel free to join the actions organised. Here are the ones listed so far... Protests are organised by mission free Iran and International Committee against Stoning
6th October - BrainDead, Comply or Die, The Vexed, 51st State & Po-lice
21st October - Sickwax, King Tuts Revenge, Hacksaw & Room 4 1 More
4th November - Ludump, Rash Decision, Ed Wood & The Hacks
100 Cities against Stoning – 28 August 2010: How to plan an action day to save Sakineh’s life
20-08-2010 14:58News about a new social group in Yorkshire for lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer women, and women who are questioning their sexuality. Partners, friends and children are welcome too!
06-08-2010 21:37Sakine is still very much at risk of execution. She represents the face of the Iranian people struggling under the present oppresive Islamic Regime of Iran. Thousands are suffering terrible torture in prisons and hundreds being executed without proper trial. This campaign is here to highlight the cruelty of stoning and to focus the world's mind on the terrible suffering suffered by thousands of Iranians day to day.
03-08-2010 13:09Show solidarity with locked out tea workers in West Bengal, exploited by Tata and victimised for demanding their rights