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July 2022

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Experiments in Imagining Otherwise – Present

July 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Golden Lane community centre, Fann Street
London, EC1Y 0SA United Kingdom
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Join Feminist Fightback and friends for our summer reading group, where we will discuss Lola Olufemi's 2021 book Experiments in Imagining Otherwise. The book was named as one of 2021's books of the year by Red Pepper: 'The second book from one of the most interesting and inspiring feminist thinkers working in Britain today, Olufemi here cements her reputation as a powerful literary voice as well as a key political theorist. Experiments In Imagining Otherwise weaves playful poetry, prose, jokes…

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June 2022

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Experiments in Imagining Otherwise – Past

June 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Golden Lane community centre, Fann Street
London, EC1Y 0SA United Kingdom
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Join Feminist Fightback and friends for our summer reading group, where we will discuss Lola Olufemi's 2021 book Experiments in Imagining Otherwise. The book was named as one of 2021's books of the year by Red Pepper: 'The second book from one of the most interesting and inspiring feminist thinkers working in Britain today, Olufemi here cements her reputation as a powerful literary voice as well as a key political theorist. Experiments In Imagining Otherwise weaves playful poetry, prose, jokes…

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April 2022

Reading Group – The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan

April 5 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

This winter, the Feminist Fightback reading group will read Amia Srinivasan's new collection of essays, The Right to Sex (Bloomsbury, 2021). Interrogating the relationships between discrimination and preference, pornography and freedom, rape and racial injustice, punishment and accountability, pleasure and power, capitalism and liberation, Srinivasan's essays explore key political and ethical questions of sex in the twenty-first century. The reading group will run on the first Tuesday of the month, starting on 2 November 2021. We'll discuss one essay each…

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March 2022

Reading Group – The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan

March 1 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

This winter, the Feminist Fightback reading group will read Amia Srinivasan's new collection of essays, The Right to Sex (Bloomsbury, 2021). Interrogating the relationships between discrimination and preference, pornography and freedom, rape and racial injustice, punishment and accountability, pleasure and power, capitalism and liberation, Srinivasan's essays explore key political and ethical questions of sex in the twenty-first century. The reading group will run on the first Tuesday of the month, starting on 2 November 2021. We'll discuss one essay each…

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February 2022

Reading Group – The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan

February 1 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

This winter, the Feminist Fightback reading group will read Amia Srinivasan's new collection of essays, The Right to Sex (Bloomsbury, 2021). Interrogating the relationships between discrimination and preference, pornography and freedom, rape and racial injustice, punishment and accountability, pleasure and power, capitalism and liberation, Srinivasan's essays explore key political and ethical questions of sex in the twenty-first century. The reading group will run on the first Tuesday of the month, starting on 2 November 2021. We'll discuss one essay each…

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January 2022

Reading Group – The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan

January 4 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

This winter, the Feminist Fightback reading group will read Amia Srinivasan's new collection of essays, The Right to Sex (Bloomsbury, 2021). Interrogating the relationships between discrimination and preference, pornography and freedom, rape and racial injustice, punishment and accountability, pleasure and power, capitalism and liberation, Srinivasan's essays explore key political and ethical questions of sex in the twenty-first century. The reading group will run on the first Tuesday of the month, starting on 2 November 2021. We'll discuss one essay each…

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December 2021

Reading group – The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan

December 7, 2021 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

This winter, the Feminist Fightback reading group will read Amia Srinivasan's new collection of essays, The Right to Sex (Bloomsbury, 2021). Interrogating the relationships between discrimination and preference, pornography and freedom, rape and racial injustice, punishment and accountability, pleasure and power, capitalism and liberation, Srinivasan's essays explore key political and ethical questions of sex in the twenty-first century. The reading group will run on the first Tuesday of the month, starting on 2 November 2021. We'll discuss one essay each…

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November 2021

Reading Group – The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan

November 2, 2021 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm

This winter, the Feminist Fightback reading group will read Amia Srinivasan's new collection of essays, The Right to Sex (Bloomsbury, 2021). Interrogating the relationships between discrimination and preference, pornography and freedom, rape and racial injustice, punishment and accountability, pleasure and power, capitalism and liberation, Srinivasan's essays explore key political and ethical questions of sex in the twenty-first century. The reading group will run on the first Tuesday of the month, starting on 2 November 2021. We'll discuss one essay each…

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May 2021

Reading group – Full Surrogacy Now by Sophie Lewis

May 4, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reading group - Full Surrogacy Now by Sophie Lewis First Tuesday of the month, 8-9pm, on Zoom We are really pleased to be starting a new Feminist Fightback reading group in the new year, where we will read Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family (Verso Press) by our comrade Sophie Lewis. All genders welcome. https://youtu.be/XQtalfvD0Yo Dates: Tuesday 2nd Feb 8-9pm: Chapter 1 Tuesday 2nd March 8-9pm: Chapters 2 and 3 Tuesday 6th April 8-9pm: Chapters 4 and 5 Tuesday 4th…

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April 2021

Reading group – Full Surrogacy Now by Sophie Lewis

April 6, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reading group - Full Surrogacy Now by Sophie Lewis First Tuesday of the month, 8-9pm, on Zoom We are really pleased to be starting a new Feminist Fightback reading group in the new year, where we will read Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family (Verso Press) by our comrade Sophie Lewis. All genders welcome. https://youtu.be/XQtalfvD0Yo Dates: Tuesday 2nd Feb 8-9pm: Chapter 1 Tuesday 2nd March 8-9pm: Chapters 2 and 3 Tuesday 6th April 8-9pm: Chapters 4 and 5 Tuesday 4th…

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March 2021

Reading group – Full Surrogacy Now by Sophie Lewis

March 2, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reading group - Full Surrogacy Now by Sophie Lewis First Tuesday of the month, 8-9pm, on Zoom We are really pleased to be starting a new Feminist Fightback reading group in the new year, where we will read Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family (Verso Press) by our comrade Sophie Lewis. All genders welcome. https://youtu.be/XQtalfvD0Yo Dates: Tuesday 2nd Feb 8-9pm: Chapter 1 Tuesday 2nd March 8-9pm: Chapters 2 and 3 Tuesday 6th April 8-9pm: Chapters 4 and 5 Tuesday 4th…

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February 2021

Reading group – Full Surrogacy Now by Sophie Lewis

February 2, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Reading group - Full Surrogacy Now by Sophie Lewis First Tuesday of the month, 8-9pm, on Zoom We are really pleased to be starting a new Feminist Fightback reading group in the new year, where we will read Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family (Verso Press) by our comrade Sophie Lewis. All genders welcome. https://youtu.be/XQtalfvD0Yo Dates: Tuesday 2nd Feb 8-9pm: Chapter 1 Tuesday 2nd March 8-9pm: Chapters 2 and 3 Tuesday 6th April 8-9pm: Chapters 4 and 5 Tuesday 4th…

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February 2016

FF Reading Group: ‘Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure’ (Segal)

February 5, 2016 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm
The Common House, The Common House Unit 5E (press the buzzer) 5 Pundersons Gardens, Bethnal Green
London, E2 9QG. United Kingdom
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We are kicking off a new Feminist Fightback reading group for the new year, reading Lynne Segal's Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure. The book was originally published in 1994, Segal's contribution to the contentious debates in the feminist movement on the possibilities and problems of heterosexual desire for women. Still relevant today, the book has just been republished by Verso (where you can currently get the print copy for £5 or ebook for £1). We'll be reading the Preface and…

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