Womb Fury@ The Crescent

WOMB FURY- ‘A term of historic interest for the presence (or absence) of the hymen in a woman, which was once regarded as a symptom of physical disease that, if not cured, might result in death.’ Being a woman=dangerous. Sarah Grace Logan and myself create joint poems that aim to explore this, how women are marked…

Feminism in a small package

I was very excited to discover the articles on Feminist Media Studies, with titles like: ”Your a Ugly, Whorish, Slut”: Understanding E-bile. (Mis)Perceptions Around Intimate Partner Violence in the Music Video and Lyrics for “Love the Way You Lie” It was brilliant to see these issues addressed in researched articles that built up a body…

NMP3: Rose Queens

“If we all helped carry the weight of injustice, we could not bear it, and so we would finally stop tolerating what we’ve been content to force others to carry alone.”- Emma Sulkowicz Coming together through craftivism to discuss what we want changed with the representation of women was a really powerful experience. Putting the discussion into…

NMP3: Wollstonecraftivism: This Sat!

Hello all, This Saturday 13th it’s Wollstonecraftivism! 12-3. Defo try and come for 12 because after we’ve kicked off there will be breaks and a relaxed workshop, but at 12 there will be the most context. But it’d be great to see you at 1pm/2pm as well if you can’t make it that early! This…

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Rebecca Audra Smith and Anna Percy

Originally posted on First Draft:
Greetings, #FirstDraftFridays followers! This week we’re sharing some poetry from Rebecca Audra Smith and Anna Percy, who have been working and writing together for a long time, and are the brains behind Manchester-based poetry group, Stirred Poetry. They performed a brilliant set at our 2nd birthday event, Two’s Company, sharing some…