Like many people around the world, I am still reeling in shock from the decision by the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) to rule that the right of people who can become pregnant to get an abortion was struck down.
Talking Sense… The one with Maggie Chapman.
🎙 It’s not your granny’s #WomensHistoryMonth episode! Links to all of our podcasts on Iplayer and RSS Feed HERE. Also on Spotify HERE Join @kat_cary and Erin (@Seunte) as they talk with @MaggieChapman about the limitations of carceral feminism, policing and prison systems as well as discussing why inclusivity is good, actually. #TalkingSense @sensibilityscot
Bioma – Feminist Queercore Band
Bioma is a feminist queercore band, founded in 2017. The band arises from the encounter of four women from São Paulo (Brazil), carrying a intersectional feminist speech and libertarian (left-wing, anarchist), anti-rascist, anti-LGBTfobia and anti-CIStemic posture. Bioma’s lyrics are a direct reflection of what happens in politics as a whole, as well as the band’s […]
Brazil’s new administration hinders upkeep and development of women’s rights in the country
Brazil is a place of many contradictions, inequalities and social struggles with no easy answers. Many have failed to either minimise or even address these problems in the past, but no one has shown so much disregard for them as current president Jair Bolsonaro does. At least, not since the days of dictatorship that plunged […]
Step Aside, Brother
Available FREE on iTunes and Podbean This unintentionally woman-heavy episode of Ungagged, introduced by Neil Anderson, is themed around “Step Aside Brother,” but of course we are Ungagged, so not all of us have kept to the theme. Thomas Morris will be talking about how sometimes brothers don’t step aside once they’ve got what they want, Chuck Hamilton will […]
Stand Aside, Brother
“All men are trash”She tweets, in her rageAs yet more news showsLife for women’s a cage. “Not all men,” you object,Because you’re a nice guyAnd anyway 99%of rape accusations are lies. “We don’t hate women!Don’t we have mothers?”They yell at the victims,Instead of checking their brothers. I don’t need you telling meI shouldn’t be madDouble […]
Feminism, My Enemy?
I’m a heterosexual man. I always have been. I was a child in the 1970s and a teen in the 80s. I have made lots of mistakes in my life and my attitudes have evolved over time – I’m sure that despite my trying to live in a better way, I have attitudes and unconscious […]
Weaponising Fragility How Ruth Davidson betrayed women, yet again On May 25th, in the late evening, Ruth Davidson tweeted that at lunchtime she had been followed through the streets by a man shouting Indy slogans while filming her as his dogs barked. As someone who has experienced my fair share of street harassment (I speak […]
Come the Day…
Available FREE on iTunes and Podbean On this episode of Ungagged, introduced by Neil Scott, Graham Campbell talks about the Rethinking Race conference in Glasgow, Victoria Pearson reminds us that hope is apathy’s twin sister if it isnt backed up with action, and George Collins talks about how children are citizens now, not citizens in waiting, and they deserve to have that […]
White Ribbons for Indy
“It is incumbent upon each of us to be the woman that [killer’s name] wanted to kill. We must live with this honor, this courage. We must drive out fear. We must hold on. We must create. We must resist. Andrea Dworkin (2007) Online, in an increasingly polarised section of the internet called “the […]