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Orlando Never Again: LGBTQ-The Struggle Continues

A speech by a ROSA and LGBTQ activist on the Orlando shooting, homophopbia and bigotry in society.  The horrific shootings in the Orlando Latino gay nightclub that killed 49 people, brings into sharp focus that, despite all the progressive gains we have made with LGBTQ rights in western society, there is still a long way to go. No matter what way the media try to spin it, this was a homophobic hate crime. An attack on an LGBTQ space, where many in the community go to feel safe, and be themselves.  This is why it’s …

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Bread & Roses Festival 2016

Full Agenda Friday 10th of June Fighting for FREEDOM & EQUALITY: WOMEN’S MOVEMENTS AROUND THE WORLD 6.30pm-7.15pm Opening rally with contributions from: Inga Wójcik – Polish women’s rights activist with dziewuchy dziewuchom Joanna Fuertes-Orr – on women’s struggles across Latin America Bethania Barry – organiser of campaign of Brazilian women in Ireland against rape culture Elma Relihan – US activist with Socialist Alternative in NYC &#Movement4Bernie 7.30pm-9.30pm How can our movements win?  Discussion introduced by: Maaike Schippefelt from Women on Web Laura Fitzgerald from ROSA Saturday 11th of June 11am-12.15pm Women Can’t Wait – Repeal …

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