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Posie Parker has a new event, ‘Lesbians on Chairs’...

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Destinysdaughter · 03/04/2019 19:19

Here’s the details...

Sat, 11 May 2019
12:30 – 14:45 BST
Location


Central London
London

Description
The very worst of Lesbian erasure is upon us as our society embraces the mutilation of young lesbian bodies with chemicals and surgeries. How did we get here and how can we stop it?
Our panel is chaired by
Anne Ruzlyo, an Ex prison officer

Our panellists are:
Sheila Jeffreys: a lesbian feminist writer and activist. She taught sexual politics at the University of Melbourne, where she is now a professorial fellow, before retiring to the UK in 2015. She is the author of 10 books, and her latest is The Lesbian Revolution: lesbian feminism in the UK 1970-1990, 2018.
Julia Long: a lesbian - one of the old-fashioned kinds that doesn’t have a penis. She has worked in education, local government, academia and the women’s sector, and is currently a researcher in the field of male violence against women. Julia is a long-time Lesbian Feminist activist and her book Anti-Porn: The Resurgence of Anti-Pornography Feminism was published in 2012 by Zed Books. She is currently writing a book on how men have managed to convince so many people – including most ‘gender critical feminists’ - that there is such a thing as ‘transgenderism’. Julia has the great good fortune to live in Lesbian Feminist community and wants all women to know that this is possible. Her hobbies include sitting on chairs, eating pizza and naming men as men.
Dovile Lapinskaite: graduate in politics, philosophy and history of art, lesbian radical feminist, activist and independent artists.
Julia Beck: a writer and organizer from Baltimore, Maryland. She helps produce a monthly radio broadcast for Women's Liberation Radio News. Last year, she represented lesbians at Baltimore Pride and on the Law and Policy Committee of Baltimore City's LGBTQ Commission. She is currently at the fore of the fight for women's rights in the USA.
There will be a bounty of merchandise to purchase, please bring cash.
We will be live streaming on Posie Parker Youtube channel.
The venue supply unlimited water and will be announced a few hours before the event.
If you are experiencing financial difficulties please contact [email protected] and we may be able to offer a reduced ticket price.

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WizbetisaNizbet · 11/05/2019 13:22

Don't stop! It sounds fantastic, I wish I could have gone. This thread is being watched and things are being twisted. Hmm

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LordProfFekkoThePenguinPhD · 11/05/2019 13:23

Why am I just hearing about this now? Where are you all guys?

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GeordieGenes · 11/05/2019 13:24

When I said there were 50 people but capacity for 200, I meant that I expected loads more people to come! Not that it was a low turnout! The room is almost full now! Smile

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FlyingOink · 11/05/2019 13:41

I'm here too, anyone got any ideas for the q&a?

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FiredMaya · 11/05/2019 13:41

Seen at #lesbiansonchairs Grin

Posie Parker has a new event, ‘Lesbians on Chairs’...
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SpartacusAutisticusAHF · 11/05/2019 13:54

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

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BernardBlacksWineIcelolly · 11/05/2019 13:56

Hah! So true

I really think the most feminist place here is Relationships

Smashing the patriarchy one shitty marriage at a time

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GeordieGenes · 11/05/2019 13:56

The q&a is happening now

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FlyingOink · 11/05/2019 14:21

It was a lesbian who started stonewall.

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FlyingOink · 11/05/2019 14:37

Ok so the woman whose lovely hair I've been admiring is Maya F
Grin

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FlyingOink · 11/05/2019 14:40

And she said thanks for the contributions and mentioned that the case won't happen for a while so might go a bit quiet

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boatyardblues · 11/05/2019 14:46

I really think the most feminist place here is Relationships

Smashing the patriarchy one shitty marriage at a time

Agree. I have a decent husband. I was woefully uninformed about the shit some women have to put up with before I quietly lurked on the relationships board. I was able to help/support a woman in my life out of an abusive relationship because of what I learned from all the wise, informed posters on that board.

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Angryresister · 11/05/2019 15:12

Watched the live stream from 2000 miles away. So proud that we lesbian feminists can speak so clearly and strongly about what matters. Now to go to local pride event and ask why it is being dominated by the T. FEeling inspired!

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DeployTheTut · 11/05/2019 15:24

Well this event has been incredible! I hope to experience being in a room with 165 lesbians again, sometime soon

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LangCleg · 11/05/2019 15:37

Watching it now. Julia's just finished speaking.

Wonderful event. I hope all you attendees left on a real high.

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GeordieGenes · 11/05/2019 15:42

Reminder: Please don’t put the name of the pub on here. We are being watched.

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LordProfFekkoThePenguinPhD · 11/05/2019 15:58

👀🖕🏻👀

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Ereshkigal · 11/05/2019 19:17

Just watched it. What a great event.

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EmpressLesbianInChair · 11/05/2019 19:22

Brilliant day!

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jamrollyolly · 11/05/2019 19:27

Wish I could have been there, but you've inspired me to contact the ReSisters, it would be SO good to be able to talk about this stuff in RL!

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EmpressLesbianInChair · 11/05/2019 19:30

That’s great, Jamrollyolly!

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ThinkIveFoundYourMarbles · 11/05/2019 20:13

Is the footage being put online? Would love to watch it!

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jamrollyolly · 11/05/2019 20:25

Thanks Empress! I did try before but no one got back to me! I'm hoping now I've got a few more MN fwr posts it'll be ok. Don't blame them for being cautious, these are crazy times.

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GeordieGenes · 11/05/2019 20:48

Just got home. The event was amazing! So many inspiring, intelligent, articulate women. I was honored to be there. I feel privileged to be part of this movement.

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FiredMaya · 11/05/2019 21:01

What a lovely day! Brilliant end to a brilliant week. Lovely to meet so many people.

Well done Posie and Julia and Anne and all the organisers and panel.

It was a beautiful thing!

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