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The revolution is feminist – Hundreds of thousands of women on strike in #Switzerland

Switzerland: June 14th will go down in history as an important day in a country where normally everything is a little less spectacular. Hundreds of thousands of women in Switzerland took part in the second nationwide women strike. Actions and mobilizations took place in all parts of the country, in cities and in rural areas. By choosing June 14th a continuity to the first national women’s strike in 1991 was established. This is seen as the largest strike in Swiss post-war history. The women strike 2019 impressively ties in with that tradition.

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#FreeNekane demo in #Zürich: #Nekane – one of us!

Former Basque city councillor Nekane Txapartegi, who had to flee to Switzerland in 2007, is still threatened with deportation to the Spanish state. Last month Nekane has to testify in Bern. On June 8 there was a demo in solidarity with Nekane in Zürich (Swiss territory).

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Anarcho Agony Aunts: The struggle against fascism begins with the struggle against toxic masculinity

Have you ever wondered how to talk dirty without reinforcing the patriarchy? Or what all the fuss is about polyamory? These are just two of the many topics tackled by the Anarcho Agony Aunts (AAA), an anarcha-feminist duo offering anonymous sex and relationship advice via their YouTube channel. The pair see what they’re doing as having a dual-pronged strategy: helping to tackle issues with dating on the left while also reaching out to young men who are preyed on by men’s rights activists and the alt-right.

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#Zuerich, #Switzerland: Feminist strike block / FLTIQ* leads #MayDay demo

Zuerich, Switerland: At this year’s May Day demo, there will be a feminist strike block. We call all women, lesbians, trans, inter, genderqueers to march with us at the front of the demo!

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#Switzerland: Anarchist participation in the women’s strike

On June 14, 2019, women will go on strike throughout Switzerland. Based on the women strike in 1991 and in solidarity with women’s movements all over the world, there will also be a day of diverse protest in Bern.

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#Athens: Why we left from the space of “self organized” theater #Embros

Athens: Our Initiative, the House of Women for empowerment and emancipation, publicly likes to share that we will no longer hold our open assemblies in the ‘self-organized’ theater Embros, where we used a room as a place to meet weekly and to store the needed things for the detained women in the Detention Center of Allodapon in Petrou Ralli.

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Lessons From Latin American #Feminism – Video Presentation

Video presentation by Bree Busk and Romina Akemi discussing the global implications of the current upsurge of feminist activity in Latin America with a focus on Chile and Argentina.

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Call for an Anti-Capitalist Feminist Bloc at 3rd Annual #WomensMarch – Los Angeles

Members of Black Rose/Rosa Negra – Los Angeles and other Los Angeles based organizations are calling for an Anti-Capitalist Feminist Bloc at the next Women’s March – January 19th, 2019.

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I Don’t Remember Being Born To Please You

Do you ever feel that you have to keep your thoughts to yourself in order not to destroy a pleasant ambience? So you just sit there listening to someone say something that disturbs you, trying to pretend you are not disturbed, because you don’t wanna disturb anyone. This is especially common among women, because cis men have been more influential historically, which raises the stakes of an impasse. The woman’s reaction to what’s disturbing is often deemed as the problem, and not what was disturbing to begin with. As a result, we learn to shut up. We become conditioned to put other people’s needs ahead of our own.

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