Fourth-wave feminism's branding emerged out of the cultural troughs that those other, more material, peaks left in their collective wake. Legalistic, labour- and status-based arguments - whilst by no means wholly solved and settled, especially not intersectionally - have been dialectically laid aside, and the culturally gendered (as opposed to the biologically sexual) angle has … Continue reading Bravery: the 21st-century myth?
Welcome to the third instalment of our Campaign #8 interview series! This week, we asked Jen Robus, Deputy Manager of the SMART Prebend Centre, to tell us more about the work she does and how your donations could help SMART's service users. At the SMART Prebend Centre, we provide a drop-in service every day (365 … Continue reading ABGC Campaign 8: SMART Prebend Centre
For our eighth campaign, we wanted to do something different and collaborate with another project supplying sanitary products in their local community. We have partnered with The Red Box Project Stokey and a portion of the donations we collect will go to support their amazing efforts. We asked Gemma Abbott & Elise Evans (the coordinators … Continue reading ABGC Campaign 8: The Red Box Project
As you may have read in our last post, we're working with four organisations as part of our eighth campaign and over the next two weeks, we want to give each of these organisations the chance to tell their stories. We hope you'll find it interesting to learn more about the charities we're supporting, the … Continue reading ABGC Campaign 8: Safer Places, Harlow
It's the 8th of March, aka International Women's Day! The theme of this year's IWD is "Press for Progress", which encourages everyone to challenge gender stereotypes and bias and maintain a gender parity mindset. Now, more than ever, there's a strong call-to-action to press forward and progress gender parity. There's a strong call to #PressforProgress motivating and … Continue reading International Women’s Day & ABGC Campaign #8
It’s a Monday night in February and I am SO FED UP WITH MALE PRIVILEGE. A bit of backstory: I’m hopping out the car with a friend, popping into the local OneStop for some chocolate buttons for a banana cake I’m making for the school’s charity bake sale tomorrow. I open up my phone, see … Continue reading Why I’m fed up with male privilege
GUESS WHO'S BACK, BACK AGAIN... ABGC'S BACK, TELL A FRIEND. As you may have seen on our Facebook page over the last couple of weeks, we have now officially launched our seventh campaign! This Christmas we are back to our roadtripping ways and we'll be collecting donations to benefit three organisations - Solace Women's Aid … Continue reading Campaign #7 – Solace Women’s Aid, Bloody Equality & Framework Nottingham