Archive for the ‘Body Image’ Category

Proposals to license lap dancing clubs in the same way as sex shops is about to be debated in the Lords. We have until 3rd November to make sure the Lords adopt our proposals to make licensing compulsory, not voluntary, for local authorities and to make sure venues are not exempt if they hold lap […]

Location: Hilton, Edgewere Road Time: 6.30pm Miss-Ogynist University of London continue their campaigning against the Miss University pageants with the rally on Monday 20th July. WHY PROTEST? The 2009 Miss England claims to be ‘Myth Busting’ including degree students, war veterans and sports women. It also supports B-eat and eating disorders charity and claims to […]

Date: Tuesday 7th July Time: 3-6pm Location: Lesbian and Gay centre, Sidney Street, Manchester, M1 7HB After successfully obtaining two grants to continue their work Feminist Webs, the online women and girls workspace and archive, is beginning to put together plans and ideas for their 2010 launch and 6 new events in North England. The […]

Object, the effective campaigners challenging sexism and pushing for political and social change require some volunteers, most likely in London, to help with creating new resource material. Lads’ mags researcher: OBJECT is looking for an intern to produce short reports on lad’s mags. These would be written in a similar manner to our previous short […]

Rosa, the UK fund for women and girls has announced its first run of grants to support projects with a focus on body image; Rosa seeks to fund work that will help women and girls in the UK view themselves more positively and with less self-criticism. Applicants will be asked to answer the key question: […]