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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
Stratford United Kingdom + Google Map
#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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FF North Organising Meeting

November 1, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Costa Coffee, Pinstone Street
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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We meet monthly to discuss political issues through an intersectional lens and some of the ways we resist sexist, racist capitalism. New members are always welcome. Please contact us if you need childcare. Members often bring small people to the meeting, or we will provide funding if you need to make other arrangements. If you have any other access issues please get in touch. All self-defining women welcome to organising meetings, this includes trans*women and others who may identify as women…

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October 2015

Still fighting for reproductive justice: a feminist discussion on tactics

October 24, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Central St Martin’s College, 1 Granary Square
London, N1C 4AA United Kingdom
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Last year we held a debate on how to resist anti-abortion campaigners in the context of an escalation in the aggression and activity of these groups outside of clinics and differing opinions on how to confront them within the feminist community. We also felt that this rise was linked with the rise of fascists and the right, and so we located our activism within anti-fascist direct action and the reclaiming of space. We then used the content of that debate…

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Workshop and Stall at the London Anarchist Bookfair

October 24, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Central St Martin’s College, 1 Granary Square
London, N1C 4AA United Kingdom
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Last year, we held a debate at The Anarchist Bookfair on how to resist anti-abortion campaigners in the context of an escalation in the aggression and activity of these groups outside of clinics and differing opinions on how to confront them within the feminist community. We also felt that this rise was linked with the rise of fascists and the right, and so we located our activism within anti-fascist direct action and the reclaiming of space. We then used the…

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Feminist Fightback Organising Meeting

October 18, 2015 @ 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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March Against Austerity 20th June 2015

Our political discussion this month will be on electoral politics, in the light of recent successes for ‘citizen’s platforms’ in mayoral elections in Spain, and Jeremy Corbyn’s success in the Labour leadership contest. In the second hour, we’ll make plans for our activity in the next month and beyond. All self-defining women welcome to organising meetings, this includes trans women and intersex women. Please contact us if you need childcare. We can either fund it or arrange for you to…

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FEMINISM PAST AND PRESENT: SCREENING OF SUFFRAGETTE FOLLOWED BY Q&A WITH HISTORIANS AND ACTIVISTS

October 15, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Genesis Cinema, 93-95 Mile End Road
London, E1 4UJ United Kingdom
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Suffragette 2015

Join Feminist Fightback for an evening of 'Feminism Past and Present' 6pm, 15th October 2015, Genesis Cinema, London The special screening of 'Suffragette' will be followed by a Q&A with Laura Schwartz (author of Infidel Feminism and historian of the women's suffrage movement at the University of Warwick) and Alice Robson (a member of the East-London based collective Feminist Fightback) who will be talking about feminist activism past and present. Click here for the FB Event Click here for more information

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September 2015

FILM SCREENING Tactics to Counteract the Anti-Choice

September 23, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The May Day Rooms, 88 Fleet Street
London, EC4Y 1DH United Kingdom
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Feminist Fightback are delighted to be hosting pro choice screening + discussion at the Festival of Choice, Wednesday 23rd September, 7pm (The May Day Rooms, 88 Fleet Street, EC4Y 1DH). For more information Join the Facebook event

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Festival of Choice: Tactics to counteract anti-choice

September 23, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Feminist Fightback are delighted to be hosting pro choice screening + discussion at the Festival of Choice, Wednesday 23rd September, 7pm (The May Day Rooms, 88 Fleet Street, EC4Y 1DH). We’ll be screening Twelfth and Delaware, Rachel Grady and Heidi Ewing’s 2010 documentary, following a group of anti-abortion protestors in Florida as they set up a ‘pregnancy crisis centre’ across the road from an abortion clinic, as well as a short video showing Feminist Fightback’s recent action against anti-abortion activists…

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‘Fighting for Reproductive Justice – a Review on Feminist Strategies and Right-Wing Attacks’

September 19, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Connecting European Struggles

Feminist Fightback are delighted to be attending Connecting European Struggles; Feminism in the Crisis Conference in Malmö, Sweden 18-20 September 2015. In particular, we are honored to be co-hosting a session on 'Fighting for Reproductive Justice - a Review on Feminist Strategies and Right-Wing Attacks' with  E*Vibes (Germany) 14:00-15:30, 20th Sept 2015 More information  

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Feminist Fightback North Film Club: Migration (Short Films)

September 13, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Red Deer, 8 Pitt Street
Sheffield, S1 4DD United Kingdom
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Feminist Fightback Film Club

Come and join us. All welcome. Suggested donations £3 low/unwaged; £5 waged. Join the Facebook event here.  www.feministfightback.org.uk – feminist.fightback@gmail.com – @femfight www.facebook.com/feministfightback – www.facebook.com/feministfightback

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Feminist Fightback Organising Meeting

September 13, 2015 @ 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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All self-defining women welcome to organising meetings, this includes trans women and intersex women. Please contact us if you need childcare. We can either fund it or arrange for you to bring along any small people to the meeting. If you have any other access issues please get in touch! Click here for the FB Event  www.feministfightback.org.uk – feminist.fightback@gmail.com – @femfight www.facebook.com/feministfightback – www.facebook.com/feministfightback

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March Against Evictions: 19th September, Newham, London

September 7, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Stratford Park, West Ham Lane
London, United Kingdom
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Organised by the Focus E15 Campaign, supported by Feminist Fightback You can visit the facebook event page here or see them on twitter @FocusE15 To mark the 2nd anniversary of Focus E15 campaign we are organising a march in Newham against evictions and for decent housing for all. For more information

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August 2015

FF London August Organising Meeting

August 16, 2015 @ 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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Join us on Sunday for the London meeting of Feminist Fightback. We'll start with a political discussion about the Indignados movement in Spain and the move towards electoral politics. The second half of the meeting will be for organising - we'll be discussing our ongoing pro-choice activity, the upcoming Festival for Choice, our plans for this year's London Anarchist Bookfair and discussing next steps for the Feminist Fightback book project. All self-defining women welcome, this includes trans* women. Please contact…

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July 2015

Next London Organising Meeting

July 19, 2015 @ 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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The next Feminist Fightback London organising meeting will take place on Sunday 19th July, 4-6pm at The Common House. All self-defining women welcome, this includes trans* women. Let us know in advance if you have any access requirements we can help with, including childcare.

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Feminist Fightback Film Club: Les Stances à Sophie

July 17, 2015 @ 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 Feminist Fightback for our screening of the playful French new wave film Les Stances à Sophie (1971, 97 minutes). Based on the feminist novel by Christiane Rochefort, the film explores themes of sexual liberation, the bourgeois family and its claustrophobic stranglehold, capitalist greed and its environmental catastrophe, set amongst a backdrop of music, poetry and the existentialist ideas of post-'68 France. The screening will be followed by a discussion. Drinks and snacks available. Suggested Donatation; £3 low/unwaged, £5 higher…

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June 2015

Feminist Fightback Film Club: Mutantes

June 26, 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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Virginie Despentes' 2009 documentary, Mutantes (Punk Porn Feminism), provides a context for the Post Porn movement (Punk Porn Feminism) which seeks to re-frame pornography as a creative activity that constructs and deconstructs ideas of gender, power, politics and equality. The documentary aims to provide answers to the understanding of porn from the perspective of pro-sex feminism that asserts that pornography - if wrested from patriarchal control - can become a tool of liberation. Despentes fills this film with interviews and…

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Feminist Fightback North Organising Meeting

June 7, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
TBC, TBC
Sheffield,
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Feminist Fightback North

All self-defining women welcome to organising meetings, this includes trans women and intersex women. Please contact us if you need childcare. We can either fund it or arrange for you to bring along any small people to the meeting. If you have any other access issues please get in touch!  www.feministfightback.org.uk – feminist.fightback@gmail.com – @femfight www.facebook.com/feministfightback – www.facebook.com/feministfightback

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May 2015

Feminist Fightback North Organising Meeting

May 10, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
TBC, TBC
Sheffield,
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Feminist Fightback North

All self-defining women welcome to organising meetings, this includes trans women and intersex women. Please contact us if you need childcare. We can either fund it or arrange for you to bring along any small people to the meeting. If you have any other access issues please get in touch!  www.feministfightback.org.uk – feminist.fightback@gmail.com – @femfight www.facebook.com/feministfightback – www.facebook.com/feministfightback

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Feminist Fightback Organising Meeting

May 10, 2015 @ 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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Pro-Choice Direct Action

May 9, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Stratford United Kingdom
#OurBodiesOurLives

A religious anti-abortion group are planning a procession from their church to a nearby abortion clinic. We can't let this go unchallenged - they might have a right to express their opinion, but they don't have a god-given right to stand outside a clinic, peddle lies and intimidate and harass people. As well as making sure people can access the clinic safely, we want to do a lively action that makes a stand against the religious right-wing and their anti-women…

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April 2015

Feminist Fightback National Gathering

April 25, 2015
TBC, TBC
Sheffield,

All self-defining women welcome to organising meetings, this includes trans women and intersex women. Please contact us if you need childcare. We can either fund it or arrange for you to bring along any small people to the meeting. If you have any other access issues please get in touch!  www.feministfightback.org.uk – feminist.fightback@gmail.com – @femfight www.facebook.com/feministfightback – www.facebook.com/feministfightback

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Feminist Fightback Film Club: Made in India

April 19, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 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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Come and join us. All welcome. Suggested donations £3 low/unwaged; £5 waged. Join the Facebook event here.  www.feministfightback.org.uk – feminist.fightback@gmail.com – @femfight www.facebook.com/feministfightback – www.facebook.com/feministfightback  

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Abortion Rights Action Planning Meeting

April 19, 2015 @ 5:00 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

Over the last few years, the space outside many abortion clinics in England has become contested. Right-wing religious groups have been making their presence felt outside clinics, both with prayer vigils complete with hymns and religious icons, and through the deployment of specially trained ‘pavement councillors’ who make great efforts to stop women going into clinics. Feminist Fightback has been one of the groups who have taken action against this growing anti-choice presence, countering in particular the group ‘Helpers’ of…

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March 2015

Feminist Fightback North Organising Meeting

March 29, 2015 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Costa Coffee, Pinstone Street
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Feminist Fightback North

All self-defining women welcome to organising meetings, this includes trans women and intersex women. Please contact us if you need childcare. We can either fund it or arrange for you to bring along any small people to the meeting. If you have any other access issues please get in touch!  www.feministfightback.org.uk – feminist.fightback@gmail.com – @femfight www.facebook.com/feministfightback – www.facebook.com/feministfightback

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February 2015

Feminist Fightback Film Club Presents: Eyes of the Rainbow

February 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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This month, Feminist Fightback Film Club will be screening Eyes of the Rainbow, Gloria Rolanda's 1997 documentary about the Black Panther and Black Liberation Army activist Assata Shakur. There will be a post-screening discussion. Drinks and dancing to follow. Come and join us for this anti-Valentine's day special. All welcome. Suggested donations £3 low/unwaged; £5 waged.

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January 2015

Feminist Fightback Film Club Presents: United In Anger

January 23, 2015 @ 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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For January's Film Club we will be screening United in Anger: A History of ACT UP, jointly and in solidarity with the group, who will be leading a discussion afterwards. United In Anger is a unique feature-length documentary that combines startling archival footage which puts the audience on the ground with the activists, and remarkably insightful interviews from the ACT UP Oral History Project, to explore ACT UP (the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) from a grassroots perspective – how…

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December 2014

Feminist Fightback Organising Meeting

December 21, 2014 @ 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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Feminist Fightback

We'll be discussing feminist responses to the HPV vaccine in the UK and India. All self-defining women welcome to organising meetings, this includes trans women and intersex women. Please contact us if you need childcare. We can either fund it or arrange for you to bring along any small people to the meeting. If you have any other access issues please get in touch!  www.feministfightback.org.uk – feminist.fightback@gmail.com – @femfight www.facebook.com/feministfightback – www.facebook.com/feministfightback

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Feminist Fightback Film Club: Paris is Burning

December 12, 2014 @ 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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A Christmas/Hanukkah/solstice/communist social Including film showing of Paris is Burning, followed by a 1980s themed queer dance disco. Come and join us. All welcome. Suggested donations £3 low/unwaged; £5 waged. Join the Facebook event here.  www.feministfightback.org.uk – feminist.fightback@gmail.com – @femfight www.facebook.com/feministfightback – www.facebook.com/feministfightback  

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November 2014

What is working?

November 15, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 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

What is the connection between day-to-day workplace organising and wider anti-capitalist struggle? What is our role as ‘revolutionaries’ in our own workplaces? What kinds of workplace struggles open up possibilities for wider and more fundamental social and political change, and what kinds simply reproduce existing hierarchies and end up containing class struggle? This discussion event is for anyone involved in, or interested in having an open debate about, our varied experiences of workplace organising. There have been a number of…

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Feminist Fightback Film Club presents: 12th & Delaware

November 14, 2014 @ 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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For November's Feminist Fightback Film Club, we'll be screening 12th and Delaware: a documentary revolving around a 'pregnancy care centre' set up across the road from an abortion clinic in suburban Florida. Pregnancy care centres/crisis centres are unregulated clinics set up to look like providers of medical advice for pregnant women, with the aim of convincing them not to access abortion. They are widespread across the US, and are on the rise in the UK. Director Heidi Ewing has referred…

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October 2014

Feminist Fightback Film Club: Mothers’ Strike

October 3, 2014 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 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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Inspired by the current Focus E15 Mothers struggle for social housing in Newham, London, and past and present housing struggles in the UK and abroad, this month's Feminist Fightback Film Club takes housing as its theme. Mothers' Strike (22', Szum TV/ Feminist Think Tank Poland, 2010) - introduced by Magda who made the film Behind the Rent Strike (50', Nick Broomfield, UK, 1974) Screening followed by a discussion with Sam and Jasmin from Focus E15 Mothers. All welcome. We are planning on holding…

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