Activism Page 3

  • Lesbian Strength March

    Blog post by: Shereen Benjamin Yesterday I had the honour and the privilege of taking a beautiful banner, on loan from Magdalen Berns, down to the Lesbian Strength march...

  • Pride Glasgow

    Otherwise known as: ‘Look, lesbians!‘ We are grateful to the organisers of Pride Glasgow for welcoming our For Women Scotland group celebrating lesbians as part of the official march....

  • Pride Edinburgh

    We have some voices from Pride Edinburgh and accounts of the day: The first person to scream at us was carrying a sign about getting corporations out of Pride....

  • Tramway Leafleting

    The Tramway was hosting a star-studded event on 9th June so a small group of local women decided to go and raise awareness of the recent incident in their...

  • Meghan Murphy at Parliament

    We were delighted to be invited to this event. Many thanks to Joan McAlpine MSP for her bravery in having organised the meeting at which Meghan Murphy and Bec...

  • The Leaflet Saga

    This image of our leaflet was posted on Peyton Rose’s (now deleted) tweet on the 15th of March 2019:

  • Gender Lessons in Schools

    In August, The Scotsman reported on the new RSHP guidance (https://rshp.scot) which is set to be rolled out in schools. Of concern was the section on gender in the...

  • Hostelling Scotland and Serco (Caledonian Sleeper and Northlink Ferries) Update

    In June 2018, one of our/ManFriday members put Hostelling Scotland’s policy of “regardless of transgendered status, we will book an accommodation based on how our guests choose to be...

  • “Woman” banned from Lothian buses

    Exterion Media, the company that controls advertising space for Lothian Buses, refused to display the dictionary definition of the word “woman” on the grounds that the message was “likely...