A defence of female-only spaces Earlier this year, I went out with a man who wasn’t very good for me. He required careful handling and a lot of ‘space’. I’d never really understood before the idea of people needing ‘space’, not having felt the need for much myself, other than the occasional solo stroll or … Continue reading A Space of One’s Own
Hello readers! It's been a little while but we're finally back with an exciting new partnership for winter 2k18. For our tenth campaign, we've teamed up with Sufra, which is an amazing food bank and kitchen in North West London. Sufra describes itself as a life-line for people in crisis, "including families living in extreme poverty and … Continue reading Campaign #10 – Sufra Food Bank & Kitchen
The 1st of July is special for many reasons. It's the day Einstein introduced his theory of special relativity in 1905, the day Pamela Anderson was born and the day Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs premiered in 2009 but, most importantly, it's the day we started A Bloody Good Cause back in 2015. To … Continue reading Campaign #9: Trevi House
[Disclaimer: I tried to write this as factually and objectively as possible; it proved difficult. The first section is factual; the second is opinion and entirely my own (so skip if you wish!). I am conscious as I write this that I am a woman who has always had access to reproductive rights, and who … Continue reading Repeal the 8th
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