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Feminist and LGBTQ activism, groups and campaigns

Series contains material relating to a wide range of women's organisations and grassroots collectives; feminist and women's liberation campaigns; lesbian feminist groups; LGBTQ (particularly lesbian) groups, campaigns and issues; disability rights activism; feminist and lesbian feminist media; resources for women and LGBTQ people; Black feminism; Latin American and international lesbian feminism; and global solidarity actions and campaigns. Includes publications, resource guides, newsletters, correspondence, zines, press cuttings, flyers, posters, leaflets, booklets, academic & research reports, conference papers, meeting minutes, and more.

A Woman's Place (AWP)

Series contains material relating to A Woman's Place (AWP), a feminist collective and women's resource centre based at the Greater London Council-owned Hungerford House, Victoria Embankment, London. AWP was active from the early 1970s to around 1986, when the GLC (who funded their activities) was abolished by Margaret Thatcher's administration; during its lifespan, AWP was an invaluable information and resource hub for women.

Series includes meeting minutes and agendas, correspondence, research reports, flyers and posters for feminist and lesbian feminist events, questionnaires, health literature, and more. File 4/3 Related feminist and women's material includes a sizeable collection of material relating to local, national and international women's campaigns, including newsletters and health literature.

A Woman's Place

Feminist zines and publications

Zines and publications by regional and national women’s liberation groups (CLCBLG office copies).

Includes: ‘Living as Women: Notting Hill Women’s Paper’ zine (n.d. [c.1970s]); ‘Women Together’ feminist zine (n.d. [c.1970s]); ‘Down Tools!’ zine by Colchester Women’s Liberation (n.d. [c.1970s]); ‘At Last… It’s the Libertarian Women’s Network’ bulletin (n.d. [c.1972]); ‘Women Come Together… It’s what your right arm’s for…’ zine by Swansea Women’s Liberation Group (n.d. [c.1970s]); Libertarian Women’s Network Newssheets (no. 11 & 14 [c.1972]; Fellowship of Reconciliation (pacifist religious collective) newsletter (n.d. [c.1970s]); People’s Food Co-op (Lincoln Estate, Bow) bulletin (n.d. [c.1970s]): ‘The Ancient Religion of the Great Cosmic Mother of All’ zine by Monica Sjoo (Jun 1976).

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

VHS tapes

VHS tapes:
Joan Armatrading: Track Record (1983); Frontline South Africa II: Corridors of Freedom (1987); Black Britain (tape 1; c.1990s), Out on Tuesday (1990); You Have Struck a Rock! (1981), Woman’s “How To” of Self Defence (1985), Any Child is My Child (1988).

Camden Lesbian Centre and Black Lesbian Group

LGBTQ and feminist publications and conference papers

Various LGBTQ and feminist publications, including: Paper Gai (Spanish-language LGBT+ magazine from Valencia; May 1994); ONE/IGLA bulletin (newsletter of ONE Institute/International Gay and Lesbian Archive; Spring 1995); First Things First: Books for Women catalogue (1975/76); short story called ‘It need Never have Happened’ (n.d.); the Fawcett Library newsletter (Jan 1995); ‘Meeting the Educational Needs of our Children’, 2nd African Books Festival brochure (Nov 1987); Images of Women newsletter (n.d. [c.1970s]); Gay Concern newsletter (n.d. [c.1970s]); Roman Catholic Feminist newsletter (Oct 1979); London Irish Women’s Centre information pack (n.d.); and notes regarding men on premises [at A Woman's Place or London Women's Centre?; n.d.].

Also contains conference papers from British Sociological Association Conference, 5-8 April 1982: ‘Gender marking in teachers’ assessments’ by Jane French, University of Manchester; ‘National Reproduction: Sexism, Racism & the State’ by Nira Yuval Davis, Thames Polytechnic; ‘Women and Caring: Skills, Tasks and Taboos’ by Clare Ungerson, University of Kent; ‘Purification or Social Control? Ideologies of Reproduction and the Churching of Women after Childbirth by Peter Rushton, Sunderland Polytechnic; ‘Theories of Sexuality in Medical Practice: A Working Paper’ by Ong Bie Mo and Jane Rosser; ‘The Sexual Harassment of Working Women’ by Stephen J. Morewitz, University of Chicago; ‘The Regulation of Fertility – Some Social and Historical Questions’ by Caroline Love; ‘Crowd Control at English Football Matches: Some Issues of Gender’ by Jerry M. Lewis, Kent State University; ‘Food as an Indicator of Social Relations’ by Marion Kerr and Nickie Charles; ‘Community Study of Violence to Women’ by Jane Hanmer and Sheila Saunders (University of Bradford), ‘Social Gender and linguistic Gender: Masculine and Feminine in Language and Society’ by Jean Crocker, University of Newcastle; ‘Hide and Clique: Structural Aspects in Disclosure of a Discreditable Identity’ by Peter M. Davies, University College Cardiff; ‘Towards a Sociology of Domestic Economy’ by Anne Goldthorpe and Judy Worsnop; ‘The Professions and the Semi-Professions: The Control of Emotions and the Construction of Masculinity’ by Jeff Hearn, University of Bradford; ‘Illness, Crime and the ‘Female Role’: Problems in the Analysis of Sex and Gender’ by Anne Edwards Hiller, Monash University.

Feminist and lesbian feminist creative writing

Artistic and creative material including creative writing publications, resource guides, catalogues, fanzines, and further women’s publications.

Includes: rainbow snake poetry volume by the Center for Women’s Studies and Services (1971); Shocking Pink! magazine (1992); ‘Sparkles: Poems, Stories and Articles by the women of GEMMA’ x 2 (n.d.); The Women’s Press book catalogue (Aug 1993-Jan 1994); Feminists Against Sexual Terror (FAST; Sept 1983); Outwrite magazine (issue 47; 1986); transcript of a conversation between Lisa (age 11), Susan (her mother, a lesbian) and other lesbians re Lisa’s experience as a child of a lesbian mother (Mar 1977); Outwrite magazine (issue 578; May 1987); Revolutionary Radical Feminist newsletter 16 (1986); Powerful Images: A Women’s Guide to Audiovisual Resources by Isis International (1986).

Women and Housing subgroup

Material relating to Women & Housing group [a subgroup of AWP]. Includes incoming correspondence from interested women and women’s groups from across the UK, Women & Housing meeting minutes, questionnaire on statutory homes and hostels for single adults, meeting minutes for London Borough of Haringey Housing Committee (1978), and related material.

A Woman's Place

Feminist postcards

Feminist postcards, primarily addressed to members of A Woman’s Place collective.

Also contains posters for various theatre & social events, including: Joy Lemoine (Black feminism; Spring 1981); Maggie Ford’s ‘The Rising of the Moon’ (n.d.); Motherland at Oval House Theatre (Black feminism; Jul 1982); Young Lesbian Group poster (n.d.); photocopied image of people playing pool (n.d.); Gay Monitoring and Archive Project press release (Jan 1982); Woman-Magic exhibition by Monica Sjoo, Beverly Skinner and Marika Tell (Dec 1978-Jan 1979).

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