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

The Common House The Common House Unit 5E (press the buzzer) 5 Pundersons Gardens, Bethnal Green, London

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 […]

Reading group – Full Surrogacy Now by Sophie Lewis

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 […]

Reading group – Full Surrogacy Now by Sophie Lewis

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 […]

Reading group – Full Surrogacy Now by Sophie Lewis

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 […]

Reading group – Full Surrogacy Now by Sophie Lewis

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 […]

Reading Group – The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan

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 […]

Reading group – The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan

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 […]

Reading Group – The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan

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 […]

Reading Group – The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan

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 […]

Reading Group – The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan

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 […]

Reading Group – The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan

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 […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Experiments in Imagining Otherwise – Past

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

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 […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Experiments in Imagining Otherwise – Present

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

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 […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Experiments in Imagining Otherwise – Future

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

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 […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Abolition Geography: Essays Towards Liberation – Part 1

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for our winter reading group, where we will discuss Ruth Wilson Gilmore's 2022 book Abolition Geography: Essays Towards Liberation This series will take place over four sessions: Monday 31 October - part 1: Whats is to be done? Monday 28 November - part 2: Race and Space Monday 30 January […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Abolition Geography: Essays Towards Liberation – Part 2

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for our winter reading group, where we will discuss Ruth Wilson Gilmore's 2022 book Abolition Geography: Essays Towards Liberation This series will take place over four sessions: Monday 31 October - part 1: Whats is to be done? Monday 28 November - part 2: Race and Space Monday 30 January […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Abolition Geography: Essays Towards Liberation – Part 3

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for our winter reading group, where we will discuss Ruth Wilson Gilmore's 2022 book Abolition Geography: Essays Towards Liberation This series will take place over four sessions: Monday 31 October - part 1: Whats is to be done? Monday 28 November - part 2: Race and Space Monday 30 January […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Abolition Geography: Essays Towards Liberation – Part 4

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for our winter reading group, where we will discuss Ruth Wilson Gilmore's 2022 book Abolition Geography: Essays Towards Liberation This series will take place over four sessions: Monday 31 October - part 1: Whats is to be done? Monday 28 November - part 2: Race and Space Monday 30 January […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World by Leslie Kern – Part 1

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for our spring reading group, where we will discuss Leslie Kern's book Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World. This book is smaller than our last books at 224 pages so should be an easy read. The series will take place over three sessions:  Tuesday 25th April - Introduction: […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World by Leslie Kern – Part 2

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for our spring reading group, where we will discuss Leslie Kern's book Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World. This book is smaller than our last books at 224 pages so should be an easy read. The series will take place over three sessions:  Tuesday 25th April - Introduction: […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World by Leslie Kern – Part 3

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for our spring reading group, where we will discuss Leslie Kern's book Feminist City: Claiming Space in a Man-Made World. This book is smaller than our last books at 224 pages so should be an easy read. The series will take place over three sessions:  Tuesday 25th April - Introduction: […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Anti-Gender Politics in the Populist Moment – Part 1

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for our summer reading group. We’ve taken the decision to replace the book we’d planned for our next reading group with ‘Anti-Gender Politics in the Populist Moment’(2023) by Agnieszka Graff and Elżbieta Korolczuk. This book is much more aligned with our politics, particularly around trans liberation and sex work decriminalisation. […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Anti-Gender Politics in the Populist Moment – Part 2

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for our summer reading group. We’ve taken the decision to replace the book we’d planned for our next reading group with ‘Anti-Gender Politics in the Populist Moment’(2023) by Agnieszka Graff and Elżbieta Korolczuk. This book is much more aligned with our politics, particularly around trans liberation and sex work decriminalisation. […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Anti-Gender Politics in the Populist Moment – Part 3

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for our summer reading group. We’ve taken the decision to replace the book we’d planned for our next reading group with ‘Anti-Gender Politics in the Populist Moment’(2023) by Agnieszka Graff and Elżbieta Korolczuk. This book is much more aligned with our politics, particularly around trans liberation and sex work decriminalisation. […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Anti-Gender Politics in the Populist Moment – Part 4

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for our summer reading group. We’ve taken the decision to replace the book we’d planned for our next reading group with ‘Anti-Gender Politics in the Populist Moment’(2023) by Agnieszka Graff and Elżbieta Korolczuk. This book is much more aligned with our politics, particularly around trans liberation and sex work decriminalisation. […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Minor Detail by Adania Shibli

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for a one off mid-winter fiction session. Taking our cue from current events in Gaza and the return of the occupation of Palestine to the forefront, we have decided to read a book relevant to the Palestinian struggle. We will be reading Adania Shibli's 2020 book Minor Detail. A haunting […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Greater than the sum of our parts: feminism, inter/nationalism & Palestine – Part 1

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for the second book in our short look  at the Palestinian struggle. After January's fiction respite we will spend February and March discussing the "Greater than the sum of our parts: feminism, inter/nationalism & Palestine" In this bold book, Palestinian activist Nada Elia unpacks Zionism, from its hypermilitarism to incarceration, […]

Feminist Fightback Reading Group: Greater than the sum of our parts: feminism, inter/nationalism & Palestine – Part 2

Golden Lane community centre Fann Street, London

Join Feminist Fightback and friends for the second book in our short look  at the Palestinian struggle. After January's fiction respite we will spend February and March discussing the "Greater than the sum of our parts: feminism, inter/nationalism & Palestine" In this bold book, Palestinian activist Nada Elia unpacks Zionism, from its hypermilitarism to incarceration, […]