Feminar – Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Feminism

LFN is pleased to announce its next feminar (feminist seminar) to take place on Saturday 22nd February 2014 Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Feminism Speaker: Dr Julia Long, radical lesbian feminist and lecturer This feminar will examine heterosexuality as a central instrument of men’s oppression of women, and address the following questions: Why is there so [...]

Anti-pornography women’s consciousness raising meeting

Title: Anti-pornography women’s consciousness raising meeting Location: London Action Resource Centre, 62 Fieldgate Street Whitechapel London E1 1ES Description: Mainstream pornography is increasingly extreme and violent. It is shaping how young men are learning how to have sex, altering women’s relationship to our bodies and sexuality and telling youth in general that this is what [...]

LFN Monthly Meeting

Title: LFN Monthly MeetingLocation: Central LondonStart Time: 18:30Date: 2014-02-04End Time: 20.30

LFN bookgroup

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 21 January 2014 The book:  Compulsory Hetrosexuality by Adrienne Rich Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website:http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group    

LFN book group

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 17th December The book: Man’s Dominion: The rise of religion and the eclipse of women’s rights by Sheila Jeffreys Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website:http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group  

LFN book group

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 19th November The book: The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World by Nawal el-Saadawi Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website:http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group  

Protest against XBIZ EU – Porn is Toxic!

Members of London Feminist Network have formed a new subgroup of LFN to specifically campaign against the pornfication of society and raise awareness of the harm caused by porn. We have organised a protest on Sunday 22 September against XBIZ EU, a four-day pornography industry conference. More details on the protest webpage (click here).

Feminar- Rape culture: does it exist?

Title: Feminar- Rape culture: does it exist? Location: Future Leaders Assessment Centre, Unit 2, Bridge Wharf, 156, Caledonian Road, London, N1 9UU Description: RAPE CULTURE – DOES IT EXIST? Rape culture – what does this term mean? Is male sexual violence against women and girls just isolated individual male acts, or is there a system/culture [...]

Feminar – Language and Sexual Violence (Deborah Cameron)

LFN is pleased to announce its next feminar (feminist seminar) to take place on Saturday 28 September Language and sexual violence: how words are used against women Speaker: Deborah Cameron (professor, author of The Myth of Mars and Venus, 2007) “Language is linked to sexual violence in two main ways: first, because of the role [...]

Feminar – Feminist Struggles in the Middle East

London Feminist Network is pleased to announce its next feminar (feminist seminar) to take place on Saturday 29th September: The recent uprisings in the Middle East region and their impact on women Speakers: Rouhi Shafii (ICAVI – International Coalition against Violence In Iran) Houzan Mahmoud (Organisation of Women’s Freedom in Iraq) Our speakers will explore [...]

LFN Book Group (September)

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 18th September The book: Vagina: A new biography by Naomi Wolf Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

LFN Book Group (December)

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 18th December The book: Gyn/Ecology by Mary Daly Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

LFN Book Group (November)

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 20th November The book: Man Made Language by Dale Spender Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

LFN Book Group (October)

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 16th October The book: Women of the Revolution by Kira Cochrane Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

LFN Monthly Meeting (October)

Monthly members’ meeting (usually on the first Tuesday of every month) – come to find out what we’re up to and catch up with some London-based feminists. All women welcome – new members particularly! Please see the Forum for the agenda. 6.30pm-8.30pm, Tuesday 2nd October

LFN Monthly Meeting (December)

Monthly members’ meeting (usually on the first Tuesday of every month) – come to find out what we’re up to and catch up with some London-based feminists. All women welcome – new members particularly! Please see the Forum for the agenda. 6.30pm-8.30pm, Tuesday 4th December

LFN Monthly Meeting (November)

Monthly members’ meeting (usually on the first Tuesday of every month) – come to find out what we’re up to and catch up with some London-based feminists. All women welcome – new members particularly! Please see the Forum for the agenda. 6.30pm-8.30pm, Tuesday 6th November

LFN Book Group (August)

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 21st August The book: Native Tongue by Suzette Haden Elgin Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

LFN monthly meeting (Sept)

Monthly members’ meeting (usually on the first Tuesday of every month) – come to find out what we’re up to and catch up with some London-based feminists. Please see the Forum for the agenda. 6.30pm-8.30pm, Tuesday 4th September

Feminar – property law & co-habiting

London Feminist Network is pleased to announce its next feminar (feminist seminar) to take place on Saturday 23rd June: WHAT EVERY FEMINIST NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT PROPERTY LAW AND CO-HABITING Speaker: Rosemary Auchmuty, Professor of Law at Reading University This is one in an occasional series of feminars on a “nuts and bolts” subject. This month we [...]

LFN Monthly Meeting (August)

Monthly members’ meeting (usually on the first Tuesday of every month) – come to find out what we’re up to and catch up with some London-based feminists. Please see the Forum for the agenda. 6.30pm-8.30pm, Tuesday 7th August

LFN Book Group (July)

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 17th July The book: Meat Market: Female Flesh Under Capitalism by Laurie Penny and How to be a Women by Caitlin Moran Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

LFN Book Group (June)

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 19th June The book: Fighting Words: A Toolkit for Combating the Religious Right by Robin Morgan Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

LFN Book Group (May)

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 15th May The book: Women, Race and Class by Angela Davis Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

LFN Monthly Meeting (July)

Monthly members’ meeting (usually on the first Tuesday of every month) – come to find out what we’re up to and catch up with some London-based feminists. Please see the Forum for the agenda. 6.30pm-8.30pm, Tuesday 3rd July

LFN Monthly Meeting (June)

Monthly members’ meeting (usually on the first Tuesday of every month, moved in June as 5th June is a bank holiday) – come to find out what we’re up to and catch up with some London-based feminists. Please see the Forum for the agenda. 6.30pm-8.30pm, Tuesday 12th June

FEMINAR – Screen Sisters: Women in Film & Television

London Feminist Network is pleased to announce its next feminar (feminist seminar) to take place on Saturday 17th March, Screen Sisters: Women in Film and Television. The feminar takes place during Women’s History Month and will focus on the (in)visibility of women in these media. SPEAKERS: Dr Melanie Williams and Dr Eylem Atakav, Dept of [...]

LFN Planning Day

Date: Saturday 25 February 2012 Time: 10am – 4pm Venue: 5-10 mins walk from Charing Cross Station/Trafalgar Square Aims The Planning Day follows on from the very successful first planning day held in 2011 year, which helped us to think about priorities and strategies, and to ensure a really active and fruitful year.  The kinds [...]

LFN Book Group

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 21st February The book: Ain’t I a Woman: Black Women and Feminism by bell hooks Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

LFN Book Group

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 20th March The book: A History of Women in the West: Emerging Feminism from Revolution to World War by Geneviève Fraisse Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

LFN Book Group

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 17th January The book: Who Cooked the Last Supper? by Rosalind Miles Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

FEMINAR: Lynne Harne

Feminar: Lynne Harne on Violent Fathering “Lynne Harne’s feminar – and her latest book ‘Violent Fathering and the Risks to Children’ – are most timely given dominant views within the Family Law System and society in general that men who commit violence against their current/ex female partners must continue to have child contact post-separation. The [...]

LFN Book Group

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 20th December The book: Reclaiming the F Word: The New Feminist Movement by Catherine Redfern and Kristin Aune Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

LFN Book Group

When: 7-9pm Tuesday 15th November The book: Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions by Gloria Steinem Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

Protest Miss World 2011 contest

Women – Protest the sexist Miss World contest! Sunday 6 November 2011 Earls Court Join the London Feminist Network, OBJECT, UK Feminista, Million Women Rise and others in demonstrating against the Miss World contest. Join this mass protest and let your feelings about this sexist and retrograde event be known! 40 years ago, feminists disrupted [...]

Conference: Challenging Porn Culture

This international conference is aimed at supporting and inspiring feminist thinking and activism against pornography and porn culture.  The programme will feature academics and activists from the US, Australia, Norway, Scotland and London, and if you are interested in learning more about how to challenge porn culture we’d love you to join us! Speakers: Gail [...]

LFN Book Group

When: 7-9pm Tuesday, 18th October The book: Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, SE1 7XW Nearest tubes: Lambeth North, Elephant and Castle, Waterloo Details of future books/dates are on the book group website: http://londonfeministnetwork.org.uk/groups/feminist-book-group

FEMINAR: Selling Feminism?

Do you experience anger/loss of self confidence every time you walk past mainstream advertising and you see innumerable images of the mythical ideal woman? Do you wonder why you experience these feelings? Come along to this feminar and learn about the dynamics of how mainstream advertising is so effective at undermining your self-confidence and self-belief. [...]

Film Screening: Sylvia Pankhurt, Everything is Possible

In feature length essay form, Sylvia Pankhurst, Everything is Possible traces Sylvia Pankhurst’s ideas, campaigns and political life. Researched and filmed by over 100 volunteers, the film is packed with facts from primary sources, rare images from museums and archives, interviews with historians and compelling testimony from Sylvia’s son Richard Pankhurst and his wife Rita. [...]

LFN Drop-In Session

Title: LFN Drop-In SessionLocation: http://www.hauserwirth.com/exhibitions/963/piccadilly-community-centre/view/Description: A session for members of the community to find out more about LFN.Start Time: 03:00pmDate: 2011-05-14End Time: 04:00pm

A Conducive Context? one-day conference

A Conducive Context? one-day conference

Title: A Conducive Context? Misogyny, inequality, violence Location: London South Bank University Date: 10:00am, Wednesday 22 June 2011 Description: This conference will explore relationships between individual acts of male violence against women and the broader cultural, social and economic context. Focusing on the national UK situation, it aims to build on current debates amongst feminist [...]

A presentation about MWR delegation to the DRC

Title: A presentation of findings from World March for Women in Democratic Republic of the Congo Location: Grimmond Room, Portcullis House, Westminster, London Description: Jeremy Corbyn MP and the All Party Parliamentary Group on the Great Lakes Region of Africa in cooperation with the Million Women Rise coalition invites you to attend A Million Women Rise: [...]

LFN Monthly meeting

LFN Monthly meeting Monthly members’ meeting – come to find out what we’re up to and catch up with some London-based feminists. Please see the Forum for the agenda. 6.30pm-8pm, Tuesday 3rd May

Feminar: ‘Honour’ Killings – what do we know, how do we know it, what can we do?

Feminar: “Honour” Killings – what do we know, how do we know it, what can we do? This feminar intends to raise awareness of “honour” killings among feminists, to educate and inform, and thereby generate support and action. SPEAKERS: We’re privileged to have a number of expert speakers taking part, who will each talk about [...]

June Feminist Book Group

Title: June Feminist Book GroupLocation: To be confirmedDescription: The Book: The Beauty Myth by Naomi WolfStart Time: 19:00Date: 2011-06-21End Time: 21:00

May Feminist book group

Title: May Feminist book group Location: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, London, SE1 7XW Description: The book: The Equality Illusion: The Truth About Women and Men Today by Kat Banyard. Start Time: 19:00 Date: 2011-05-17 End Time: 21:00 More about the LFN book group

Feminist book group

Title: Feminist book group Location: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, London, SE1 7XW Link out: Click here Description: The book: Suffragettes: A Story of Three Women by Gertrude Colmore Start Time: 19:00 Date: 2011-04-19 End Time: 21:00

Feminar: Challenging Violence against Women in Central America

Title: Feminar: Challenging Violence against Women in Central America Location: Committee Room 3A, House of Lords Description: Tuesday, 29 March 2011, 6.30-8pm A public meeting chaired by Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer, Vice-Chair of the APPGs on Latin America, Mexico and Bolivia 1. Feminicides: Violence, Narrative, and Justice in Post-Conflict Guatemala Kate Saunders-Hastings, Centre for [...]

LFN Monthly Meeting

Title: LFN Monthly Meeting Location: 1-3 Berry Street, London, EC1V 0AA Description: Come along and meet other like-minded feminist women and catch up on events and news. Start Time: 18:30 Date: 2011-04-05

Panel: Going Public – Women and Public Space

‘Going Public’: a panel on women and public space, organised by LFN Saturday 12 March, 12-1pm Southbank Centre From pushchair access to security and lighting, from public toilets to lads mags in supermarkets, public space can be either a site of oppression or potential liberation for women. What role should women play in redesigning our [...]

LFN Monthly Meeting (March)

LFN has a monthly meeting on the first Tuesday of each month. These meetings are a good chance to meet other like-minded feminist women and catch up on events and news. Meeting face-to-face creates a vital space to feel less alone and to rant and rave with women who don’t think being a feminist is anything [...]

Feminar: Women and The Economy

We’re delighted to announce the third in our series of feminars (feminist seminars!) on women and economics. The aim of the series is to promote economic literacy amongst LFN members and women in London generally, to inform ourselves about feminist and progressive perspectives on mainstream economics and to generate support for campaigns for economic justice [...]

Black feminists group (March meeting)

The next meeting of the black feminists group will take place on 7th March at Waterstone’s Piccadilly.  The meeting starts at 7pm in the bar on the 5th floor. This is a group for women who are ‘black’ in the political sense i.e. all African, Asian, bi racial, indigenous, Middle Eastern and Latin American women/ [...]

Black feminists group (February meeting)

The next meeting of the black feminists group will take place on 7th February at Waterstone’s Piccadilly.  The meeting starts at 7pm in the bar on the 5th floor. This is a group for women who are ‘black’ in the political sense i.e. all African, Asian, bi racial, indigenous, Middle Eastern and Latin American women/ [...]

Feminist book group (March)

Location: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, London, SE1 7XW The book: Living Dolls: The Return of Sexism by Natasha Walter More about the Feminist Book Group

Feminist book group (February)

Location: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, London, SE1 7XW The book: From Homebreakers to Jailbreakers: Southall Black Sisters by Helena Kennedy (Foreword) and Rahila Gupta (Editor) Click here to read more about the Feminist Book Group.

Black feminists group (January meeting)

The next meeting of the black feminists group will take place on 10 January at Waterstone’s Piccadilly.  The meeting starts at 7pm in the bar on the 5th floor. This is a group for women who are ‘black’ in the political sense i.e. all African, Asian, bi racial, indigenous, Middle Eastern and Latin American women/ [...]

Black feminists group – 14 Dec 2010

The next meeting of the black feminists group will take place on 14 Dec at Waterstone’s Piccadilly.  The meeting starts at 7pm in the bar on the 5th floor. This is a group for women who are ‘black’ in the political sense i.e. all African, Asian, bi racial, indigenous, Middle Eastern and Latin American women/ [...]

LFN Book Group (January)

Location: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, London, SE1 7XW The book: Beyond God the Father by Mary Daly Click here to read more about the Feminist Book Group.

LFN Book Group (December)

Location: to be confirmed The book: Self-made Man: My Year Disguised as a Man by Norah Vincent Click here to read more about the feminist book group.

LFN monthly meeting (January)

LFN has a monthly meeting on the first Tuesday of each month. These meetings are a good chance to meet other like-minded feminist women and catch up on events and news. Meeting face-to-face creates a vital space to feel less alone and to rant and rave with women who don’t think being a feminist is anything [...]

LFN monthly meeting (December)

LFN has a monthly meeting on the first Tuesday of each month. These meetings are a good chance to meet other like-minded feminist women and catch up on events and news. Meeting face-to-face creates a vital space to feel less alone and to rant and rave with women who don’t think being a feminist is anything [...]

Reclaim The Night

Assemble 6pm Whitehall Place (near Embankment tube) for women-only march. Followed by mixed rally and party at the Camden Centre, Euston till late. All welcome. Click here for more info about Reclaim the Night ReclaimtheNight.org

LFN Book Group (November)

Where: The Feminist Library, 5 Westminster Bridge Rd, London, London, SE1 7XW The book: The Spinster and Her Enemies: Feminism and Sexuality, 1880-1930 by Sheila Jeffreys All women welcome, click here to find out more

November LFN Meeting

These meetings are a good chance to meet other like-minded feminist women and catch up on events and news.
Location: The Royal Festival Hall (Blue Bar, 4th floor) in the South Bank Centre
Nearest tube: Waterloo, or just cross over the bridge from Embankment