Community cuts action update: don’t go breakin’ our hearts

Words by Corina Backhouse, photos by Kate Ausburn (her flickr set is here) Today F held a street theater action outside of Parliament House in Sydney, with giant red hearts, fake blood and a theatrics of resistance against the proposed cuts to essential community services in NSW. The demonstration was organised by F, and was … Continue reading

Barry cuts we bleed – time to take action

The NSW Liberal Government are looking to save money and our community services are on the chopping block. A document obtained under FOI reveals these services are under threat. – Twenty10 – Liverpool Women’s Resource Centre – Redfern Legal Centre Financial Counselling Services – Welfare Rights – West St Wollongong – Margaret Jurd Learning Centre … Continue reading

F in the News: Feminist forces anti-abortion advocate into soft-shoe shuffle

On Saturday this Right to Life event took place. And, as we might have mentioned (we’re excited), feminists occupied it, glitterbombed it, spoke passionately over the top of it and threw a glittery ballet shoe at the key note speaker. But you don’t have to just hear it just from us…now you can read all about it … Continue reading

#Occupied: the NSW Right to Life Conference

On Saturday, this Right to Life event took place. Except that it didn’t, because feminists occupied it. Or, if you like, #destroyedthejoint. NSW Right to Life invited the lovely David Bereit (pronounced bee-rite) to speak at their conference dinner on Saturday night while he does a speaking ‘tour‘ of Australia. If you’ve followed any of … Continue reading