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Photos and press cuttings, c.1970s-1980s

Photographs and press cuttings, many of which have been commissioned by and/or featured in Outwrite Women’s Newspaper.

Includes images relating to Zimbabwean workers’ struggles (1983), Grenadian liberation from US and UK occupation, Indian women’s protests against gender-based violence and killing of [Nandita Gandhi], GABRIELA Filipina women’s activism, all-women protest against assassination of Benita Aquino in Manila (Oct 1983), demo in Grenada in protest at attempted assassination of Maurice Bishop (1980), LGBT+ protest, and more.

Outwrite Women’s Newspaper

Homophobic threat

Folder containing: copy of homophobic arson threat sent to Hampden Community Centre about CLCBLG after a women-only event (12 Mar 1987); related letter from Hampden Court worker (1 Apr 1987), related letter from CLCBLG to Parker & Klein (21 Apr 1987); related letter from CLCBLG to local councillor (21 Apr 1987); copy of article from Hampstead & Highgate about arson threat (17 Apr 1987); cutting from Outwrite about change to Human Rights Code in Ontario, Canada (Apr 1987).

Ephemera

Ephemera related to the line’s activities and other feminist organisations. Contains leaflets for a community group gathering in Gwynedd called Cadwyn Gwynedd; a printed photo of Patricia Highsmith, a flyer for Trouble and Strife radical feminist magazine, a graffitied flyer with homophobic messages, and handouts from workshop exercises.

Gwynedd and Bangor Lesbian Line, 1984-1989

Photos and press cuttings, c.1970s-1980s

Postcards, photographs and press cuttings, some of which have been commissioned by and/or featured in Outwrite women’s newspaper.

These images document a wide range of women’s events and protests in the UK and internationally. Includes images relating to GABRIELA (re Filipina women’s struggles), Sisterwrite events, anti-arms and nuclear protests in Geneva and elsewhere, Nandita Gandhi and anti-domestic violence & feminicide protests in India, the Troubles, Gertrude Kandanga-Hilukilwa and Namibian freedom struggles, Eritrean liberation, the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile, women at work in Korea, South Wales miners strikes, and much more.

Outwrite Women’s Newspaper

Press images - Outwrite

Card-back press images (some with captions) from Outwrite Women’s Newspaper, postcards, and photographs.

This material relates to feminist and/or social justice struggles in the UK and elsewhere, including: the first Reclaim the Night demo (1978); Ford motors strike (1985); women protesting the death of a woman in a Camden hostel (c.1985); Sheffield Women Against Pit Closures & Greenham Common postcard; Jill Posener; protests against the sale of plastic bullets; demo against the Sun newspaper’s racist reporting; Filipina demo against mail-order brides; Polisario Front women; Pavilion Gallery, Leeds; the Bradford 12; Southall Black Sisters, and more.

Outwrite Women’s Newspaper

Camden Council Women’s Committee minutes

Camden Council Women’s Committee minutes, agendas and appendices, spanning Jan-Sept 1987.

Issues and topics include: domestic violence; policing reforms; International Women’s Day 1987 celebrations; home and community care; lesbian and gay rights; women employed in, and users of, social work services; women and employment; women and housing; strategic planning for Camden into the 1990s; Camden Lesbian & Gay Committee’s work.

Camden Council Women's Committee

Camden Council Women’s Committee minutes

Camden Women’s Committee minutes, agendas and appendices, spanning Jun 1988-Jan 1990. Also includes one Women's Committee newsletter (Sept 1988).

Issues and topics include: challenging sexual harassment and discrimination at work; women and housing; women and employment (including childcare provision and parental leave); training re domestic violence; women and Europe in the context of the 1992 European Social Charter (concerning pregnant women and new mothers’ legal protections re employment); domestic violence refuges in London; anti-discrimination legal reforms (including the introduction of equality and diversity monitoring); women and HIV/AIDs; Camden Lesbian & Gay Committee’s work.

Also includes Camden Council Women’s Committee newsletter (Sept 1988).

Camden Council Women's Committee

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