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October 01, 2015

Feminism 201

I will be speaking at the UCLU Women's Network event Feminism 201 in London on Monday 5th October, alongside Bridget Minamore, Pavan Amara, Fez Endelaust and Lucy O'Riordan.

The event takes place from 7pm at Sir Ambrose Fleming LT, Roberts Building, University College London.

Entry is free, but organisers have asked those planning to attend to reserve themselves a ticket in advance here.

There is also a Facebook event page.

Feminism 201 poster


June 15, 2015

DJ setlist: Queer Fest Leeds @ Wharf Chambers, Leeds (13/06/15)

Bonnie Tyler - Holding Out For A Hero
David Bowie - Let's Dance
Soft Cell - Tainted Love
Madonna - Like A Prayer
Savages - Husbands
Le Tigre - TKO
Reel Big Fish - Take On Me
Rocky Horror Picture Show OST - The Time Warp
Jesus & His Judgemental Father - Party Hat
Kate Bush - Hounds of Love
Florence + The Machine - You Got The Love
Republica - Ready To Go
Liines - Never There
Blondie - Call Me
R.E.M - It's The End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)


February 15, 2015

How do we make the Women's Movement intersectional?

Tomorrow I will be speaking at an event hosted by the University of Bristol Students' Union (UBU).

At the event panellists will share their views on intersectonality in the women's movement. There will also be a chance for the audience to contribute to the debate and ask questions.

I will be sharing the panel with:

Megan Armstrong (UBU Women's Officer)

Susuana Antubam (NUS Women's Officer)


Fahma Mohamed - (Integrate Bristo)

Sammi Whittaker - (NUS Women's Committee)


The event, which is free to attend, will take place in AR11 on the second floor of the Students' Union building.

Further details can be found here.


November 16, 2014

Revolt #7

We're running the next Revolt in a couple of weeks - at Tin Music and Arts on Saturday 29th November. It's going to be full of joy!

There is a Facebook event page here.

Revolt #7


June 18, 2014

"Ain't I A Woman?" – intersectionality panel at The Spark

I'll be taking part in a panel on intersectionality this Saturday 21st June as part of The Spark, a week-long series of workshops and events on social justice.

The panel I'm participating in is Ain't I a Woman?: An introduction to intersectionality and why it's key in the struggle for social justice. It will run from 10:30am and there is no need to register - you can just turn up!

The panel will be chaired by Lola Okolosie of Black Feminists, and I'll be speaking alongside Amrit Wilson (Imkaan), and Eleanor Lisney (Sisters of Frida).

More information (including directions) can be found here.

The Spark


May 05, 2014

Daring to be Bad

I will be speaking/performing at an interdisciplinary workshop on rage, frustration and destructiveness in feminism theory and activism, hosted by the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender at the University of Warwick.

When: Thursday 12 June 2014, 4.00 – 6.30 pm

Where: The Wolfson Research Exchange, 3rd Floor, Library, University of Warwick
Snacks and drinks provided!

To register, please send an email to R. Yunus@warwick.ac.uk or Katharina.Karcher@yahoo.com

daring to be bad


March 19, 2014

DJ setlist: NUS Women's Conference 2014 @ The Hilton, Bradford (18/3/14)

Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glyne - Rather Be
Blondie - Call Me
Katy B feat. Ms Dynamite - Lights on
Alexandra Burke - Broken Heels
Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
Etta James - I Just Want To Make Love To You
Eurythmics & Aretha Franklin - Sisters Are Doing It For Themselves
Shania Twain - Man I Feel Like A Woman (r)
Bananarama - Venus
Joan Jett - I Love Rock N Roll
Nerf Herder - Buffy The Vampire Slayer (r)
Hole - Celebrity Skin
Azealia Banks - 212
Beyoncé - Flawless (r)
Missy Elliot - Get UR Freak On
Le Tigre - TKO (r)
Sleater Kinney - Jumpers (r)
The Ting Tings - That's Not My Name
Destiny's Child - Independent Woman (r)
Lorde - Royals
Rihanna - Diamonds
Tatu - All The Things She Said (r)
The Spice Girls - Stop
Jessie J - It's My Party
Paramore - Crushcrushcrush (r)
Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues
Tina Turner - What's Love Got To Do With It (r)
Destiny's Child - Survivor (r)
DJ Fresh vs Fay Jay feat. Ms Dyanamite - Dibby Dibby Sound
Florence + The Machine - You Got The Love
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive (r)
Sister Sledge - We Are Family

(r) = request


November 26, 2013

Not Right happenings

Things have been busy in the world of Not Right lately!

The big news is that we're playing LaDIYfest Sheffield this weekend. There will be workshops in the Quaker Meeting house on Saturday 30th November from 11am, and live music plus DJs in the Redhouse from 8pm. We're playing alongside The Ethical Debating Society, Weird Menace and Witching Waves, and will have a full complement of CDs/zines/t-shirts with us (including hopefully the shiny new Not Right #6 zine).

ladiyfest


If you're not going to be anywhere near Sheffield this weekend, then you might be able to catch us (in spirit at least!) at London Queer Zine Fest on Sunday 1st December. Copies of our Punk Is Not EP and Not Right #5 will be available from the Robot Unicorn Records stall, along with a load of other awesome music from the likes of Etai Keshiki and Jesus & His Judgemental Father.

Finally, if you can't make it to either of those events, you can hear our music on a couple of very exciting new compilations that are now available.


September 17, 2013

Statement of trans–inclusive feminism and womanism

Several individuals have been working hard over the past couple of weeks to put together an international statement supporting trans inclusion in the struggle for women’s rights. The publication of this statement comes as the inclusion of trans people within feminist and womanist groups is once again under question, and as trans concerns gain an increasingly public profile.

I was honoured to be asked to sign this statement. I feel it provides a timely response to the aforementioned issues, as well as a recent radical feminist statement on trans exclusion, and the forthcoming publication of Sheila Jeffreys’ new book.

>>>Read more at Trans Activist.


July 21, 2013

Upcoming gigs

Thursday 25th July - with Dispute Settlement Mechanism

We're playing the third heat of the Assembly Battle of the Bands in the Zephyr Lounge, Leamington (from 7:30pm)


Sunday 28th July - with Not Right

We're playing riot grrrl alldayer Queer We Go! in the Wharf Chambers, Leeds (from 12pm)

queer we go


Friday 2nd August - with Not Right

Punk night at LAMP, Leamington Spa (from 7:30pm)


Saturday 10th August - Solo (DJ)

I'm fulfilling the "disco" function at the Queer Cabaret & Disco for the "queer fandom" stream at Nine Worlds Geekfest in London. Lashings of Ginger Beer Time and Elaine O'Neill will also be performing, so it's going to be a good night!


Saturday 17th August - with Not Right

We're playing the evening event at the UK Feminista Summer School in Birmingham.




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