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Ahmad Joudeh on being a Syrian dancer

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Guante ‘Ten Responses to the Phrase ‘Man up”

Click on the link above for Guante’s performance of his work on Button Poetry’s Facebook page. Aho. ‘Man up’ belongs in the ‘just don’t say it’ category…. Thanks, Guante, and also to Button Poetry and Angie Buchanan for posting this on Facebook … Continue reading

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Gender Equality in Iceland

Encouraging little film from ITV about the Icelandic approach to gender equality. It ends by commenting there is still a 14% pay gap – which recently led to Icelandic women leaving work 14% earlier than their male counterparts, to make … Continue reading

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Things not to say to a trans person – Free Speech – BBC Three

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Eyes Open by Jess Davies

https://iamnotasilentpoet.wordpress.com/2015/05/20/eyes-open-by-jess-davies/ Click on the link for this powerful and moving poem about sexual experiencing, written and spoken by Jess Davies. Thank you to Jess, Reuben Woolley and ‘I am not a silent poet’ on Facebook and WordPress. Palace Gate Counselling … Continue reading

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When Women Wanted Sex Much More Than Men – Alyssa Goldstein

http://www.alternet.org/when-women-wanted-sex-much-more-men Click on the link to visit Alternet for Alyssa’s interesting browse through some of the historical and political dimensions of current cultural perceptions of gender/sexuality. Many of these perceptions are profoundly unhelpful and unpleasant:- ‘Women must be convinced, persuaded, … Continue reading

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World, Meet My Daughter – The Maven of Mayhem

http://www.themavenofmayhem.com/2015/04/world-meet-my-daughter.html Click on the link for this inspiring account of a choice to be seen, publicly. My experience over the past three years tells me how critically important it is, not just for us as individuals or groups, but for … Continue reading

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