Nurses’ strikes, from 1982 to 2022
In December 2022, NHS nurses took part in the biggest strike in their history. Here’s how feminist magazines covered the nurses’ strike of 1982.
Sue’s testimony (part 2 of 3)
In the second part of Sue’s testimony she talks about the excitement of learning and understanding international issues and women’s universal experience and how reading magazines like Spare Rib and OutWrite helped her to develop a “feminist lens” to view conventional media through. She also talks about different feminisms, Lesbian and Gay activism and the…
Liberating Histories Panel Presentation
Join us on Wednesday 5th October to hear the Liberating Histories team talk about Outrage in Outwrite, Loneliness in Shrew and Hope in Red Rag magazine. This event will be live streamed at 4pm. For a link, contact Jennifer.Aston@northumbria.ac.uk. We would love to see you there!
Activist Legacies Roundtable
The Activist Legacies Roundtable, hosted by the Women’s Library at the LSE on Thursday 22nd September provided a unique insight into feminist periodical culture from the early seventies right up to the present day.
Activist Legacies Roundtable at the Women’s Library in September
The ‘Activist Legacies’ roundtable will discuss how feminist periodicals have shaped public sphere debate and how political ideas and feelings gain traction through the media. We will draw our inspiration from the archive of women’s movement magazines at the Women’s Library. We are delighted to confirm that Marsha Rowe (Spare Rib), Shaila Shah (Outwrite), Sally…