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May 2019

May Organising Meeting

May 19 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 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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Join Feminist Fightback for our monthly organising meeting. We’re an anti-capitalist feminist collective and we meet the third Sunday of every month at the Common House. For the first hour, we have a political discussion, with the second half of the meeting for organising actions and events. Meetings are open to all women, including trans women and people of diverse gender identities in need of feminist solidarity (our wider activities are open to people of all genders). If you would…

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April 2019

April Organising Meeting

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 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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Join Feminist Fightback for our monthly organising meeting. We’re an anti-capitalist feminist collective and we meet the third Sunday of every month at the Common House. For the first hour, we have a political discussion, with the second half of the meeting for organising actions and events. Meetings are open to all women, including trans women and people of diverse gender identities in need of feminist solidarity (our wider activities are open to people of all genders). If you would…

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Positive?

April 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

An event and resources that you might be interested in - message from Brook. Brook London and South East is excited to offer a free training on HIV and Positive? (a multi-media interactive learning resource) Date: 26th June 2013 Venue: 50 Featherstone Street London EC1Y 8RT Time: 12pm for Networking Lunch and Training 1-4pm Places are limited so to ensure your booking and enough lunch please follow this link: http://www.doodle.com/g62t5ubw8tga6i29 by 21st June at the latest. Positive? Was launched by…

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March 2019

Feminist Fightback Film Club & London IWW Present: Year of the Beaver

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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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In the month of International Women's Day, Feminist Fightback and London IWW are showing Year of the Beaver, a film about the Grunwick Strike of 1976. The strike at the Grunwick photographic processing plant, with a workforce predominated by Asian women, lasted for 2 years. Year of the Beaver is focused on the experiences of the workers who were involved in the dispute, and explores the roles played by the media, police and even union leadership in sabotaging and breaking…

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March Organising Meeting

March 17 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 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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Join Feminist Fightback for our monthly organising meeting. We’re an anti-capitalist feminist collective and we meet the third Sunday of every month at the Common House. For the first hour, we have a political discussion, with the second half of the meeting for organising actions and events. Meetings are open to all women, including trans women and people of diverse gender identities in need of feminist solidarity (our wider activities are open to people of all genders). If you would…

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February 2019

February Organising Meeting

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 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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Join Feminist Fightback for our monthly organising meeting. We’re an anti-capitalist feminist collective and we meet the third Sunday of every month at the Common House. For the first hour, we have a political discussion, with the second half of the meeting for organising actions and events. Meetings are open to all women, including trans women and people of diverse gender identities in need of feminist solidarity (our wider activities are open to people of all genders). If you would…

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January 2019

Feminist Fightback Film Club Presents: Divines

January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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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Join us for a screening of Houda Benyamina's brilliant debut feature, dubbed a ‘feminist Scarface’, following a teenage girl from a Paris banlieu’s devastating attempts to overcome poverty and her close friendship with her best friend. We will have a discussion after the film, and drinks and snacks are available. Doors open at 7pm. Suggested donation £2 unwaged/ £3 low waged/ £5 higher waged.

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January Organising Meeting

January 20 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 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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Join Feminist Fightback for our monthly organising meeting. We’re an anti-capitalist feminist collective and we meet the third Sunday of every month at the Common House. For the first hour, we have a political discussion, with the second half of the meeting for organising actions and events. Meetings are open to all women, including trans women and people of diverse gender identities in need of feminist solidarity (our wider activities are open to people of all genders). If you would…

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December 2018

December Organising Meeting

December 16, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 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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Join Feminist Fightback for our monthly organising meeting. We’re an anti-capitalist feminist collective and we meet the third Sunday of every month at the Common House. For the first hour, we have a political discussion, with the second half of the meeting for organising actions and events. Meetings are open to all women, including trans women and people of diverse gender identities in need of feminist solidarity (our wider activities are open to people of all genders). If you would…

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November 2018

Feminist Fightback Film Club Presents: One Sings, the Other Doesn’t

November 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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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Join us for a special screening of Agnes Varda’s 1976 feminist musical that follows the lives of two women and the collective struggle to legalise contraception and abortion. A discussion will follow the screening. Suggested donations £2/3/5 un/low/higher waged. Drinks and snacks available.

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November Organising Meeting

November 18, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 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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Join Feminist Fightback for our monthly organising meeting. We’re an anti-capitalist feminist collective and we meet the third Sunday of every month at the Common House. For the first hour, we have a political discussion, with the second half of the meeting for organising actions and events. Meetings are open to all women, including trans women and people of diverse gender identities in need of feminist solidarity (our wider activities are open to people of all genders). If you would…

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October 2018

October Organising Meeting

October 21, 2018 @ 3:45 pm - 6:00 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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October Organising Meeting Open to all self defining women. New people are welcome to come along to find out more about us. We are very happy to support childcare needs – get in touch in advance.

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September 2018

Feminist Fightback Film Club Presents: 120 Beats Per Minute

September 28, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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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Join us for a special screening of Robin Campillo's 120 Beats Per Minute (2017), which reimagines the lives of AIDS activists in Paris in the 1990s. The film centres on the direct action group ACT UP Paris, and on the love and struggle of its members. We are very excited that a speaker from ACT UP London will introduce the film. A discussion will follow the screening. Suggested donations £2/3/5 un/low/higher waged. Drinks and snacks available. Notes: Death and dying…

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July 2018

Feminist Fightback Film Club Presents: Girlhood

July 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 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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This month's Feminist Fightback film is a french coming of age drama that discusses and challenges conceptions of race, gender and class.

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April 2018

Feminist Fightback Film Club Presents: Criminal Queers

April 27, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 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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"Criminal Queers visualizes a radical trans/queer struggle against the prison industrial complex and toward a world without walls." Criminal Queers is a fictional film by Chris Vargas and Eric E. Stanley which explores how trans and queers struggles intersect with prisoner struggles and with joy and rage pictures "how to abolish the multiple ways our hearts, genders, and desires are confined" See trailer here: https://vimeo.com/127429150 Feminist Fightback is screening this film in partnership with London Action For Trans Health, who…

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March 2018

Feminist Fightback Filmclub Presents: Glasgow Girls

March 30, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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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In solidarity with and support of the Stansted Defendants, Feminist Fightback will be screening Glasgow Girls for March film club. Glasgow Girls is the true story of young migrant women who, when their friend faced detention and deportation, mobilised their community to fight the Home Office and win. Trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4g94qPAwP84 Doors open 7.30pm Tickets: £5 waged, £2.50 low waged, £0 unwaged #EndDeportations

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January 2018

Feminist Fightback Film Club Presents: We Are the Best!

January 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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Join us for the first Feminist Fightback Film Club of 2018 where we'll be screening We Are The Best! (2013), a joyful story of three teenage girls in 1980s suburban Stockholm who form a punk bank against the odds. The film was made by Lukas Moodysson, based on Coco Moodysson's autobiographical graphic novel. As ever, there will be an informal post-screening discussion after the film, and snacks and drinks available. All welcome. Suggested donations £2/3/5 un/low/higher waged taken on the…

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December 2017

Feminist Fightback is 10: Birthday Party

December 8, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm

This year marks a decade since the Feminist Fightback collective was formed. We'd love you to come and celebrate our 10th birthday with us. Expect birthday cake, plenty of celebratory punch and music from the amazing Girl Germs. Bring revolutionary spirit and your dancing shoes. Sisters and comrades of all genders very welcome. (You need to register via EventBrite - but it is of course free). ********************************************************************************* Safe space statement: There will be zero tolerance of harassment, unwanted touching, stalking…

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November 2017

Feminist Fightback Film Club presents: Turup

November 24, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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Turup (Checkmate) takes as its backdrop the roadside chess matches of working-class communities in Chakki Chouraha, a neighbourhood in the central Indian city of Bhopal. Whilst it’s men who dominate the chess games, the film tells the intertwined stories of three women: a domestic worker named Monika; Neelima, a former journalist struggling with married life; and Lata, young and in love. Turup was made by the Bhopal-based Ektara collective: an autonomous grassroots cinema group composed primarily of women. The process…

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October 2017

Feminist Fightback Halloween Film Screening: Teeth

October 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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Feminist Fightback present our Halloween screening of Teeth! Dawn, a teenager who has vowed to remain a virgin until marriage, discovers that her body hides a secret weapon which allows her to exact bloody revenge on men who sexually assault her. Please note, the film contains multiple scenes of sexual assault/rape. You are welcome to come and go from the screening if you need.

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September 2017

Feminist Fightback film screening: I Flew, You Stayed

September 29, 2017 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 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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For this month's film club, we will be screening the documentary 'I Flew, You Stayed', a personal documentary by a Turkish Kurdish film maker who will be introducing the film. For those who would like to, we will also be hosting our usual political discussion on the films afterwards on Rojava, the oppression of the Kurdish people in Turkey, and also the situation in Syria and Iraq. Doors open 7.30pm Tickets: £5.00 waged, £2.50 unwaged Drinks & Snacks

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June 2017

Antiuniversity Now: Reflections on Straight Sex

June 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
New River Studios, Ground Floor Unit E, 199 Eade Road
London, N4 1DN United Kingdom
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Following our reading group on Lynne Segal's book 'Straight Sex: Rethinking the Politics of Pleasure', this workshop aims to use the group's reflections on the book to facilitate a consciousness raising group on the politics of sex, and how this relates to all of our every day lives. This event is part of Antiuniversity Now, and is open to all genders and none antiuniversity.org https://www.facebook.com/antiuniversityofeastlondon

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May 2017

Feminist FIghtback Film Club Presents: Waging a Living in London

May 26, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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Join Feminist Fightback and United Voices of the World union, whose members have been on strike at LSE. We're screening Waging a Living in London, a film about when UVW members won wage increases for cleaners at the Barbican. We'll also have one of the current LSE strikers talking about the current action, and some short films from the LSE strike, followed by discussion.

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March to defend reproductive rights, Birmingham 20 May

May 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

On Saturday 20 May there will be a big anti-abortion jamboree in Birmingham. Feminist Fightback along with other feminist activist groups in London are mobilising as many people as possible to travel there to join the a counter demonstration - with creative actions and slogans we will be arguing for reproductive rights! Come and join us - we have cheap train tickets from London (meeting at Euston before 9am). Tickets are £20 waged and £10 low-waged/concessions. For more details about…

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Feminist Fightback Presents: Ovarian Psycos Film Screening

May 9, 2017 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Road
London, E1 4UJ United Kingdom
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Ovarian Psycos is about a new generation of fierce, unapologetic and feminist women of color from the Eastside of Los Angeles who confront injustice, build community, and redefine identity through a raucous, irreverently named bicycle crew: The Ovarian Psycos Cycle Brigade. Through the personal stories of the crew’s rabble-rousing founder, Xela de la X, activist, poet M.C., and single mother; street artist and original Ovarian Psyco, Andi Xoch, and a bright-eyed young woman from the neighborhood, Evelyn (Evie), the film…

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April 2017

Feminist Fightback Film Screening: Yo Decido: El Tren De La Lib

April 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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Feminist Fightback present 'Yo Decido: El Tren De La Liberta' (I Decide: The Train of Freedom). In 2013. the Spanish government proposed a radically restrictive change to abortion legislation. Huge protests were held around Spain, with solidarity demos across Europe. This film tells the story of the movement that came together to oppose this threat to reproductive freedom, and ultimately defeated it. Join us for the film, a discussion and plenty of wine, beer and snacks. People of all genders…

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Reproductive justice for all: organising meeting

April 23, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
114 Teesdale Street, 114 Teesdale Street
London, E2 6PU United Kingdom
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What do we need to make a real decision about whether or not to have a child? Join Feminist Fightback and friends as we take forward our plans for action on access to abortion, but also extend our activity to include campaigning for access to maternity care for all, at a time when some migrant women are facing prohibitive charges for crucial antenatal services. We will be discussing: – Setting up a network of activists countering anti-choice picketers outside abortion…

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March 2017

Norma Rae screening & discussion for International Women’s Day

March 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Join London IWW GMB and Feminist Fightback to celebrate International Women's Day with a film sceeening, discussion and some food and drink. We'll be talking about the past, present and future of women in the labour movement - on strike at work and in the home. Talk - Laura Schwartz from Feminist Fightback on the history of International Women's Day and the role of migrant womens' struggles. Screening of 'Norma Rae' - A 1979 American drama about a factory worker…

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January 2017

Abortion – What’s going on?

January 28, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 6:00 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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Feminist Fightback invites you to a day of workshops, focussing on attacks on access to abortion around the world, and what we can do to resist together. 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the legalisation of abortion in Britain, but the upsurge in right-wing populism represents a serious threat to reproductive rights in the UK and internationally. The election of Trump bodes ill for women and people of other genders who require reproductive health services in the United States, right-wing…

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December 2016

Feminist Fightback Presents: The Punk Singer

December 9, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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Join Feminist Fightback for a festive screening of The Punk Singer, a film about Bikini Kill/Le Tigre frontwoman Kathleen Hanna. As it's the last screening before Christmas, we'll be doing some dancing afterwards to some riot grrl classics and pop bangers. Say a not very fond farewell to 2016 with us! Entry is a suggested donation of 3-5 pounds. There will be drinks and snacks available for a donation. The Common House is located at Unit 5E (press the buzzer)…

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November 2016

Feminist Fightback Film Club shows: Harlan County USA

November 11, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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A different, better USA, to the one that Donald Trump represents. Harlan County USA is Barbara Kopple's powerful 1976 documentary of a coal-mining strike in Kentucky. Years in the making, the film documents the extreme hardship of a community – women and men – fighting for decent wages, safety, the right to organise and the right to strike. The film shows the “whole picture” of class war - corporate greed, collusion between the police and the mining bosses, the rights…

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October 2016

October organising meeting

October 16, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

October London Organising Meeting Open to all self defining women. New people are welcome to come along to find out more about us. We are very happy to support childcare needs – get in touch in advance.

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Feminist Fightback Film Club Presents: Too Much Pussy!

October 7, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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'A stage somewhere in Europe: naked women, fake blood, masturbation and screaming' Too Much Pussy! is the roving camera work of French director Emilie Jouvet as she follows a group of queer performance artists on their Queer X Show tour around Europe, portraying a slice of the queer/feminist/punk porn underground and at the same time exploring the meaning of sisterhood, queer politics, sexuality and self expression. Following on from our showing of Mutantes last year, a documentary about the political…

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October organising meeting

October 2, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

4 PM-6 PM Sunday 16 October at The Field, 385 Queens Road, SE14 5HD (nearest station New Cross Gate). Open to all self defining women. New people are welcome to come along to find out more about us. We are very happy to support childcare needs – get in touch in advance.

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July 2016

Feminist fightback Sheffield Organising Meeting

July 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - July 5, 2016 @ 10:00 pm
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May 2016

FF North Organising Meeting

May 3, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Showroom Cinema Cafe, 15 Paternoster Row
Sheffield, Sheffield S1 2BX United Kingdom
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Our next FF organising meeting will be on May 3rd, 8 -10pm @ The Showroom Cinema. As usual we will have a political discussion, followed by day-today organising business. Please contact us in advance if you have any accessibility requirements, including childcare. Feminist Fightback are a trans friendly group, whose planning meetings are open to all-self defining women and who involve all genders in our wider activities. We work on a non-hierarchical and consensus basis. New people are very welcome to attend…

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April 2016

Feminist Fightback Stall and Workshop @ Sheffield Anarchist Bookfair

April 23, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Showroom Workstation, 15 Paternoster Row
Sheffiled, Yorkshire S1 2BX United Kingdom
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Feminist Fightback will be hosting a stall and workshop at the Sheffield Anarchist Bookfair on a theme around 'Feminism and Bodies under Capitalism'. Sheffield Anarchist Book Fair is an annual event organised to exhibit radical book publishers and sellers and provide space for the promotion of anarchist ideas and organisations. FB Group

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Feminist Fightback London Organising Meeting

April 17, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 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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*Al self-defining women welcome.* Our next organising meeting will be on Sunday April 17th from 4-6pm at the Common House. As usual we will have a political discussion, followed by day-today organising business. Please contact us in advance if you have any accessibility requirements, including childcare. Feminist Fightback are a trans friendly group, whose planning meetings are open to all-self defining women and who involve all genders in our wider activities. We work on a non-hierarchical and consensus basis. New people…

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Direct Action for Reproductive Rights

April 16, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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#OurBodiesOurLives

Calling on all activists! One of Feminist Fightback's longstanding campaigns has been fighting for reproductive justice. We want to make sure people can access clinics safely. Therefore we have organised an action in Stratford on Saturday 16th April when one of these groups are planning a procession from a church to a local abortion clinic to harass women. Meet outside Stratford East Picturehouse, Salway Road, E15 1BX at 9.30am. We would be really grateful for any assistance in spreading the…

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Feminist Fightback Film Club: Cathy Come Home

April 15, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 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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Feminist Fightback Film Club is excited to be screening Ken Loach’s powerful docudrama Cathy Come Home next Friday April 15th at 7.30pm at the Common House. 50 years ago in 1966, the controversy generated by Cathy Come Home led to public outrage at the state of housing in Britain. In 2016, the situation is no better! ‘We are in real danger of returning to the days of Cathy Come Home’ warned Refuge’s chief executive Sandra Horley. With the housing crisis…

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Reproductive justice: action planning meeting

April 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 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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After a great first meeting last week, join us for our second organising meeting as we plot and plan for an action in east London on Saturday 16th April. We will discuss 'plan b' scenarios, firm up stuff and make banners so bring material (we will provide the paint). Thursday 7th April, 7pm at The Common House, London E2. ******** Feminist Fightback are planning a big counter action against the religious anti-choice brigade in April. Autonomy over our bodies is…

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March 2016

Reproductive Justice – Action planning meeting

March 24, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 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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Feminist Fightback are planning a big counter action against the religious anti-choice brigade in April. Autonomy over our bodies is not negotiable, and we won't stand by and see our access to abortion threatened. This is an open invitation to all groups and individuals who want to take part and help plan and organise the action. We did a similar thing last year and it was a rip-roaring success. We blocked the anti-choice activists outside their church for over two…

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Feminist Fightback London Organising Meeting

March 20, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 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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*Al self-defining women welcome.* Our next organising meeting will be on Sunday 20th March from 4-6pm at the Common House. As usual we will have a political discussion, followed by day-today organising business. Please contact us in advance if you have any accessibility requirements, including childcare. Feminist Fightback are a trans friendly group, whose planning meetings are open to all-self defining women and who involve all genders in our wider activities. We work on a non-hierarchical and consensus basis. New people…

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Feminist Fightback Film Club: Je ne suis pas féministe mais

March 18, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 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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Feminist Fightback Film Club presents... Je ne suis pas féministe mais Friday 18th March, 7.30-10pm. We'll be screening Sylvie Tissot and Florence Tissot's 2015 documentary about the political life of the French feminist Christine Delphy. The film will be followed by a discussion. Snacks available and we will again have the cheapest bar in East London! *All very welcome.* Suggested donation of £2-£5 For more information: FB Event Have you *liked* our Facebook page? Why not join our FB group? Stay up-to-date…

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Shut Down Yarl’s Wood!

March 12, 2016
Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre, Twinwoods Business Park, Thurleigh Road
Milton Ernest, Bedford MK44 2FQ United Kingdom
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Shut Down Yarl's Wood

Shut Down Yarl's Wood! Saturday 12th March Feminist Fightback North and Feminist Fightback London members will be joining the demonstration at the Yarl's Wood Detention Centre in Bedfordshire, organised by Movement for Justice. Feminist Fightback have been involved in organising and supporting protests regarding Yarl’s Wood for many years – especially in light of repeated allegations of abuse, poor health care and inappropriate sexual contact. If you want to come in a group with Feminist Fightback, check out our FB event, or…

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Set Her Free!

March 8, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Home Office, 2 Marsham Street
London, United Kingdom
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#SetHerFree

Women for Refugee Women will gather outside the Home Office to send a message of "Set Her Free" and "Refugees Welcome" - with performances by Lips Choir, Gaggle, Sula Mae, Sabrina Mahfouz, Demi Mseleku, Nyakaza (Move) African Dancers, Sajeela Kershi, and The London Klezmer Quartet, plus speakers including: Meltem Avcil (ex child detainee and Set Her Free campaigner), Rahela Sidiqi and Jade Amoli-Jackson (London Refugee Women's Forum), Zrinka Bralo (Migrants Organise), Caroline Lucas MP (Green Party), Sophie Walker (Women's Equality…

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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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January 2016

Feminist Fightback London Organising Meeting

January 23, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 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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As usual, we will have a political discussion followed by some plotting and planning of actions and events. *All self-defining women welcome.* Please contact us in advance if you have any accessibility requirements, including childcare. For more information: FB Group Have you *liked* our Facebook page? Why not join our FB group? Stay up-to-date by following us, @femfight, on Twitter? Check out our articles, videos, speeches, photos and podcasts! We're still here. We're still angry. We're still fighting. Feminist Fightback is an anti-capitalist feminist collective for…

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December 2015

Common House Xmas FUNdraiser

December 18, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Old Firehouse

""All I want for Christmas is world revolution." "All I want for Christmas is full communism." "All I want for Christmas is the abolition of imperialist white supremacist capitalist heteropatriarchy" Friday, 18th December, 7pm – 11pm DJ sets from Girl Germs and Raymond Girl Germs is a feminist, not-for-profit club night which raises funds for radical organisations. You can expect tunes by Beyonce, Bikini Kill, Salt-N-Pepa and Sleater-Kinney. If it's rad and sung by a woman, we'll play it. Requests…

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November 2015

Feminist Fightback Film Club : Rebel Menopause & Island of Dreams

November 13, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 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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Feminist Fightback film club is delighted to have the opportunity to screen 2 amazing short documentaries on the Friday 13th November from 7:30pm at the Common House Rebel Menopause by Adele Tulli : Rebel Menopause is the intimate portrait of Therese Clerc, a french 85 years old woman and a militant feminist whose passion for politics and women’s rights has driven her life. The Baba Yaga House, an innovative co-housing project for women over 65, is the latest of her…

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