Bristol News

Conference on Combatting Misogynist Violence

Bristol Women’s Voice reports that it joined forces with Avon and Somerset Constabulary and the city’s Women’s Commission to hold a one day conference on combatting violence against Women and girls. The one day summit was the first of its type in the region. Bristol Women’s Voice said “It’s estimated that one in three women will experience violence in her lifetime. Crimes such as rape, female genital mutilation, stalking, harassment, and digital crimes such as cyber-flashing, ‘revenge porn’ and ‘up-skirting’ are taking place every day”.  

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Bristol Queer Run Business Has Special Offer

Queer owned business “Needful Things Vintage at the Emporium” is having a massive spring sale in Bedminster, Bristol on Sunday 8th May.

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Radical Feminist Fails to Sue Bristol Uni

An anti-transgender feminist studying at the University of Bristol has failed in her attempt to use a court case to rule against the protests of trans advocates.  Grazia magazine reports that the woman, named Raquel Rosario Sanchez had her case against the University of Bristol thrown out by Judg

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Rainbow Flags Fly Over Bristol District

The Stokes Croft area of Bristol has been a creative and countercultural centre of the city for some decades, boasting over the years all manner of radical co-operative businesses such as Full Marks Bookshop, Black River Books, the Smiling Chair squat and café, Café Kino and many others.

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"Prudes" Petition Against Queer Friendly Play

BBC News Channel reports that thousands of Bristol residents have signed a petition against a performance at the Tobacco Factory Theatre in the city called the “Family Sex Show”.

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After a two year absence enforced by Covid19, the Bristol Pride Parade will be back in the city on the main festival date of Saturday July 9th, and will stand both as a parade of the beauty and div


B247 reports that Charlotte Philby, the granddaughter of the famous communist double agent, has purchased a former pub in the heart of Bristol’s gay village of Old Market with a view to opening it


Lyra, the Bristol Poetry is back from March 31st - April 10th 2022.


Bristol have launched a Night Time Women’s Safety Charter, and invite the evening and overnight industries to sign up to its programme of practical steps to combat harassment of women after dark.


The Bristol based activist project, The People’s Republic of Stokes Croft, reports that it’s annual School of Activism is back during April.

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