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Rebel Pussy parades defy Catholic Prosecution

rebel pussy demos spread through Iberia
rebel pussy demos spread through Iberia

en español abajo. We took to the streets to denounce the insecurity faced by women, the violence to which we are subjected to and to claim the right to decide whether or not to become mothers. We made music with joy, dressed up and paraded, accompanied by a Rebellious Pussy through the streets of Seville on May 1st, 2014, as a metaphor of what we DON’T want to be: submissive trapped women .

Last Thursday, three of these demonstrators were cited as defendants to testify after a complaint lodged by the Spanish Association of Christian Lawyers  who see the procession carrying the Rebel Pussy as a crime against their religious beliefs and a crime of incitement to discrimination, hatred and violence for reasons related to religion or belief, with a prison sentence of between one and four years and a fine . Continue reading Rebel Pussy parades defy Catholic Prosecution

Smash Patriarchy: 150 feminist groups hold Mass Demo Sat 7th

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We invite all civilians to join this  march, as the eradication of male violence and violence against women is an issue that concerns the whole of society.    # YoVoy7N.

Not one more femicide! We have had enough of male violence and inaction from Justice and Governments!7N-rpoducto

More than 60 women representing feminist organizations and platforms have been meeting in Madrid on Saturday to advance in the call for the March Against Violence sexist next 7N, from more than 150 groups, associations and groups of the 17 autonomous communities who acceded to the call of the Feminist Movement, which also has the support of political parties and unions. Continue reading Smash Patriarchy: 150 feminist groups hold Mass Demo Sat 7th

These aren’t just ‘Crimes’…It’s Patriarchy

5 deaths from Macho Violence in Spain in a Single Day

These are not ordinary events or isolated facts, it is a system that perpetuates domination over women. It’s patriarchy.strong womenPatriarchy is…. giving the boys balls and dolls to us girls to educate us to be submissive and silent, to teach that there are things for women and men.. it’s just to look at the body of a woman when she doesn’t want it, then to treat you as exaggerated or hysterical, to harass verbally, to insist on violence and ultimately death. This and much more is all patriarchy. That men have more leisure time than women, that men don’t help at home, as we are delegated to the care of children and elderly, that women are paid less for doing the same job, that we are afraid to walk down the street, having been harassed since childhood … Continue reading These aren’t just ‘Crimes’…It’s Patriarchy

‘Breast Walk’ demo: Woman jailed for hitting Cop with Breast.

 

Hong Kong ‘breast walk’ held over court ruling

Protesters, including men wearing rainbow bras, decry jailing of woman for bumping her chest against a policeman’s arm.

by Zoe Hu  AJE with thanks

Protesters wear bras over their shirts during a demonstration in support of local female protester Ng Lai-ying [Reuters]

Protesters wear bras over their shirts during a demonstration in support of local female protester Ng Lai-ying [Reuters]

Wearing a rainbow of patterned bras over their shirts, dozens of protesters have gathered outside Hong Kong’s police headquarters to protest against the conviction of Ng Lai-ying, who was deemed guilty of assaulting a police officer with her breast during a protest. Continue reading ‘Breast Walk’ demo: Woman jailed for hitting Cop with Breast.

Collectives and Groups opposing Machismo in Liberated Zones: Counter-Communiqué

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Due to events that have been occurring in the Iberian Occupied Social Centres for some time we feel morally obliged to write this informative text. We are fed up with sexist and condescending, complicity and hetero speeches. We believe that feminism is a cornerstone on which to base the Commons and everyday politics and in occupied social centers, and that sexism is not  just the ego of a group of people who refuse to recognize its dynamic in their ‘machirulo’ speeches but also a structural system that we need to question, analyze and oppose every day. (note: ‘machirulo in this context seems like ´laddish male bonding that relishes machismo’) These facts only serve to confuse people and do a disservice to the world of punk, hardcore and music linked to social movements.

Let’s speak clearly: We believe  ( Occupied Self-Managed Social Centres), assemblies, collective groups and comrades should take a position against gender violence from thousands of possible fronts, and that includes exposing socially for public knowledge and collective scrutiny such ‘ anarkopunkarras’ groups  as Penetrazión Sorpressa (note. ‘Surprise Penetration’.. refers to rape while being deniable). Continue reading Collectives and Groups opposing Machismo in Liberated Zones: Counter-Communiqué

Fuchsia Blood.. Sangre Fucsia.. Podcast-Fanzines Feministas

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We are the guts, the punch, the bleeding.   Its a Sound fanzine @AgorasolRadio live every Friday from 20 to 21h. and now also on Pikara (in Spanish).       Somos la víscera, el puñetazo, la hemorragia. Fanzine sonoro de @AgorasolRadio en directo cada viernes de 20 a 21h. y ahora también en Pikara.fuschia blood

Fuchsia Blood # 76 Women in community   Sangre Fucsia #76 Mujeres en comunidad    01:05:35 min | hace 17 días | Ir a Escuchar I LISTEN HERE  Julieta Paredes and Adriana Guzman tell us about the feminist community and how they respond to colonial patriarchy.  ( in Spanish)        Julieta Paredes y Adriana Guzmán nos cuentan qué es el feminismo comunitario y cómo responden al patriarcado colonialista.

Julieta Paredes and Adriana Guzman, of the Bolivian feminist community have been touring Europe presenting their book ‘The fabric of rebellion’. What is Community Feminism? Between workshops and talks, they have found a niche to interview with Sangre Fuchsia.       ….Julieta Paredes y Adriana Guzmán, feministas comunitarias bolivianas, han estado de gira por Europa presentando su libro El tejido de la rebeldía. ¿Qué es el feminismo comunitario? Entre taller y charla, han encontrado un hueco para entrevistarse con Sangre Fucsia.

Continue reading Fuchsia Blood.. Sangre Fucsia.. Podcast-Fanzines Feministas

(VIDEO) Criminalización, pobreza energética, huelga Telefónica y otros en el [Contrainfos 100]

Por Contrainfos..  (1) Aniversario, (2) Alerta en Yarmouk (3) Multan a feministas (4) Bomberos y pobreza energética (5) Autogestión en Kan Pasqual (6) Resumen de conflictos desde 2013 (7) Homenaje a minero inmolado (8) Feria de la Yunta   https://youtu.be/lY5wg90Xchk

Benvinguts al contrainfos número….. 100!

1. Avui a la Plaça del Sol

Okupem les Ones fa 12 anys amb latele.cat. Les paelles en marxa a la plaça del Sol.sol

2. Camp Refugiats Yarmouk

I ara sí, la primera notícia d´aquest contrainfos la dediquen a la terrible situación que viu el barrí palestí de Yarmouk, assetjat per la guerra i en situación d´emergència humanitària. Veiem doncs un resum que ha preparar una companya.Mideast Syria Reconciliation

Continue reading (VIDEO) Criminalización, pobreza energética, huelga Telefónica y otros en el [Contrainfos 100]

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