TRANSFEMINIST DEMANDS ARE NOT SO DIFFERENT TO THE DEMANDS OF CIS-CENTRED FEMINISM. Wednesday 28th February 2018 7PM-9PM Birmingham LGBT 38-40 Holloway circus, B11EQ Birmingham, United Kingdom Trans women, just like cis women, are in desperate need of the expansion of their rights regarding their bodily autonomy, access to healthcare, and reproductive justice. Trans and cis feminist struggles are interwoven and share the same antagonists. In … Continue reading Birmingham: Bread & Roses for All, and Hormones Too!
Grand Union is a gallery and artist run studios in Birmingham UK. They have put out the following statement and will be closed on Thursday March 8th 2018: Grand Union is striking on 8 March for the International Women’s Strike. We are in solidarity with those calling for gender equality, reproductive health access, equal pay, labour rights and an end to gender violence. We are … Continue reading Birmingham: Grand Union going on strike on March 8th
Reposted from East Side Projects gallery website: https://eastsideprojects.org/esp/events/international-womens-day-breakfast-badges-and-banners/ Thursday, 8 March 2018 10am – 3pm Eastside Projects c/o 122 Fazeley Street, Birmingham, B5 5RS All welcome 10am – midday Coffee, badges and banners Midday onwards: Collective action in Birmingham Join us for a cuppa as we create slogans and badges ahead of the International Women’s Day (IWD) gathering in the centre of Birmingham. IWD has … Continue reading Birmingham: East Side Projects on International Women’s Day, Breakfast Badges and Banners
By Iida Käyhkö During the Women’s Strike event This Is a Social Crisis the urgency of intervening and protesting austerity measures was underlined. Jess Potter from Docs Not Cops described a national health service at breaking point, chronically underfunded and overstretched, with doctors and nurses forced to restrict access to necessary care for immigrants. Kelsey M from North London Sisters Uncut outlined the connections between … Continue reading The Women’s Strike is necessary – and it involves re-imagining what a strike means