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ARE MEN DOING IT? – EAST LONDON FAWCETT
EAST LONDON FAWCETT GROUP (ELF) Get involved with their campaigns and come along to the groups many talks, film showings and events. For more info info and to join the mailing-list please email firstname.lastname@example.org WEBSITE:http://eastlondonfawcett.org.uk/
East London Fawcett’s groundbreaking campaign; “Are Men Doing It?” Asks the questions -why do many men, and indeed women, who believe in gender equality, feel uncomfortable identifying as feminists? And, given that they make up nearly half of us, what can men do to help combat gender inequality? The Are Men Doing It? campaign aims to find out. East London Fawcett want to know your ideas about how we challenge gender equality and engage Men in Feminism. Get in touch with us via email to buy an “Are Men Doing it” T-Shirt (online shop coming soon):email@example.com
Let ELF know your ideas via: Twitter – Follow us @AreMenDoingIt and tweet us your idea. You can use the#AreMenDoingIt hashtag too Facebook – post your ideas on the ELF facebook page Email – Send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
LOSE THE LAD MAGS CAMPAIGN – UK FEMINISTA & OBJECT
The Lose the Lads’ Mags campaign, lead by UK Feminista and Object, is calling on Tesco to stop selling sexist, pornographic lads’ mags. So far we have convinced Co-op not to stock Lads’ mags and Unison has just been announced as a new supporter. For more details about the campaign visit www.losetheladsmags.org.uk
NO MORE PAGE 3 PETITION: http://www.change.org/en-GB/petitions/david-dinsmore-take-the-bare-boobs-out-of-the-sun-nomorepage3
LET’S START A PUSSY RIOT Buy book from ROUGH TRADE: http://store.roughtraderecords.com/Store/LetsStartAPussyRiot.html
UK FEMINISTA | Activist Groups
Join a feminist campaigning group: Getting involved in your local feminist group is a great place to start. Take a look at our interactive map to find your nearest grassroots group.
Set up a group: If there isn’t a group near you, don’t worry! Take a look at UK Feminista’s guide to setting up a feminist group packed with tips on getting your own strong action group running.
Get skilled up: UK Feminista runs regional and national training events throughout the year to help you plan creative and powerful actions and campaigns. We are also developing a series of online resources which will be available to download soon. Make sure you are signed up to our mailing list to hear first about our events and resources
ART | MUSIC | PERFORMANCE
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FOR BOOKS SAKE – CALL FOR POETRY SUBMISSIONS
Furies Poetry Anthology will be published in Autumn 2014, and will showcase established and emerging women writers from across the globe. We interpret Furies in the widest possible sense, and your hellcat heroines may be modern, mythic, animal or cyborg, women from film, fiction, history, music, art and activism, or rebels in their own home. Whether you’re penning a tribute to Pussy Riot, a sonnet about suffragettes, a love letter to women warriors from fairytale or folklore, or something else entirely, we can’t wait to read your writing.
All profits from Furies will be donated to Rape Crisis, an independent, registered charity providing essential support to survivors of rape and sexual violence.
DEADLINE: 30th of March HOW TO SUBMIT: http://forbookssake.net/furies-poetry-anthology/
STORM IN A TEACUP collective are currently organising a University tour for the Let’s Start a Pussy Riot book published by Rough Trade Records. If you would like us to visit your university please contact:.email@example.com