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UK Gender Newswire Archive

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Appeal letter from Sakin's son, Help us to stop stoning my mother!

28-09-2010 21:46

Sakin's son and daughter
Sept 27, 2010: Sajjad’s Appeal in the Face of Regime’s Ongoing Campaign to Execute His Mother, Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

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Reclaim the Night Gig Weds 29 Sept

24-09-2010 10:50

Because we can all help end sexual violence and domestic abuse.

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How would you Reclaim the Night?

17-09-2010 19:36

Oxford Reclaim The Night are seeking new ideas & people to get involved in making the streets safe for women.

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leeds 2nd Queer Film Festival

16-09-2010 18:58

Leeds 2nd Queer Film Festival - 22nd to 26th Sept 2010

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Pope logo

15-09-2010 16:11

An old but appropriate logo for the Pope's visit.

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Benefit for Taunton Womens Refuge moved venues - 16th Sept

12-09-2010 11:44

Venue changed from Roadhouse (closed down) to Shadow Lounge (27 North Street, Taunton) and is now £3 entry. A share of the door takings will go to Taunton Womens Refuge.

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GFEST: 2010 line-up will show a range of diversity from the gay ART PRIDE event

08-09-2010 11:21

In it’s fourth year now, GFEST will present its 2010 programme on : 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.

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Mark Fabbro (sadistically raped by a priest) to protest the Pope in London

06-09-2010 19:59

Mark 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.

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Male's discrimination

04-09-2010 17:42

Male's discrimination: does it exist, where it exist and how does it works

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"UK a moral wasteland". And they wonder why we protest the Pope.

02-09-2010 23:54

A 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”.

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Season for change in Britain? Citizen-led democracy

28-08-2010 11:31

More citizen-led democracy (the original rule-by-the-people) could become an important tool-kit for positive social and environmental change.

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24-08-2010 17:42

Shiva 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.

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100 cities protest against ecxecution of Sakine

24-08-2010 16:51

Protests 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

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Taunton Benefit Gigs: Womens Refuge / Antifa / Hunt Sabs / UK Tek 6

22-08-2010 21:36

16th September - Rat Attack, As We Sink!, Fights & Fires, Subgenerates & Bats About Bats
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

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100 Cities agains Stoning women under islamic law

20-08-2010 20:10

Stop stoning Sakina

100 Cities against Stoning – 28 August 2010: How to plan an action day to save Sakineh’s life

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New social group in Yorkshire for lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer women

20-08-2010 14:58

News 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!

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2nd Leeds Queer Film Fest, September 22-27th

18-08-2010 14:38

Five evenings of queer cinema… come for gender-bending cinema that makes you think… queer trash and horror in the campest of settings… features and shorts that take us beyond the queer ‘scene’… take in some history and current struggles in the queer world

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English Defence League LGBT Division in support of Zionist protest in London

08-08-2010 23:44

The English Defence League are a racist, Islamophobic, Zionist and violent organisation responsible for riots across the UK. They have pulled Muslim women's clothing from them, placed pig's heads on Mosques, rioted in Stoke, Luton, Dudley, Bolton etc. The EDL have a LGBT division made all the more noticeable since Trevor Kelway came out as a gay man. See more below........

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Sakine at imminent risk of execution - what activists can do

06-08-2010 21:37

Sakine 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.

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Take action against Tata - Thursday 5 August, 10.30am

03-08-2010 13:09

Show solidarity with locked out tea workers in West Bengal, exploited by Tata and victimised for demanding their rights
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