next feminist brighton meeting

Tuesday 14th June
7-9pm at the Friends Meeting House, ship street

The topic for discussion will be representations of sexual violence in the media. Here’s some current discussion on the topic, in the context of Ken Clarke’s remarks and the Slutwalk movement. Please circulate other articles if you have any.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2011/may/29/rape-women?INTCMP=SRCH

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/may/21/political-impotence-rape-opportunistic-crime

http://bit.ly/jyn5on

http://bit.ly/khVlJo

http://nyr.kr/k7DesU

If you have been following any of the comments and debates about slutwalk here are some of the arguments.

http://tothecurb.wordpress.com/2011/05/13/slutwalk-a-stroll-through-white-supremacy/

http://www.feministfightback.org.uk/?p=400

This one is a useful roundup of most of the debates

http://www.feministfrequency.com/2011/05/link-round-up-feminist-critiques-of-slutwalk/

Julian Assange may be old news now, but there were some troubling comments from his supporters when he was arrested on rape allegations last year:

http://www.feministfrequency.com/2010/12/misogyny-backlash-against-assanges-accusers/

If you have ideas for the next meetings, please email me or suggest them at the meeting.

To cover the cost of the room we ask you to donate £2 during the meeting. Hope to see you there

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