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Goodbye, LaDIYfest Sheffield

LaDIYfest Sheffield is ending as a group. If you’ve seen our recent blog posts, you’ll know that things have been difficult for us recently. In fact, they’ve been difficult for a while. We’d like to take this final post as … Continue reading

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Feminism, friendship and rape apologism

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My ex-boyfriend is a rapist

This post was taken down by Facebook for ‘violating community standards’. We are sharing it here for the safety of the community. [Content note: rape, rape apologism, abusive relationships] Hannah: My ex-boyfriend James Goldthorpe is a rapist. Take this information seriously … Continue reading

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“As If!” with The Potentials, The Whatevers & FOMO, 20 August

We’re really excited to announce our next gig! Come hang out with us at the Audacious Art Space on 20th August, when we present: AS IF: A celebration of valley girls, revenge, feminism, weirdos and outsiders FFO Clueless, The Craft, … Continue reading

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Statement on Disclosure of Sexual Assault by LaDIYfest Sheffield Organiser

Content note: sexual violence, rape, sexual assault We would like to talk about a disclosure we received about one of the longstanding LaDIYfest Sheffield organisers, regarding a sexual assault. Our response is a work in progress and we would welcome … Continue reading

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Bookfair, We Are Very Disappointed In You

[CN: This relates to our previous post on Julian Assange, sexual violence and rape apologism] Following our recent statement about the Festival of Debate (FoD) event with Julian Assange, we contacted the Sheffield Anarchist Bookfair (SAB) collective, who are hosting … Continue reading

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Open Letter re: Julian Assange Event / Festival of Debate

CN discussion of rape, rape apologism We were troubled to find out about an event at the Sheffield Students’ Union hosting Julian Assange, which is being held as part of the Festival Of Debate (FoD). (https://www.facebook.com/festivalofdebate/posts/1721558878111934) / http://tickets.sheffieldstudentsunion.com/ents/event/9317/ Julian Assange … Continue reading

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