Monthly Archives: May 2013

Meeting 26.05.13

This Sunday, 26th May, is the second of our twice-monthly meetings. Do join us at Kafeneion cafe on Goodramgate (full address below) where we will be meeting from 11.00am onwards. All women are welcome to join us, and are more … Continue reading

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A Century of Militant Feminism –

Just a quick note on Monday’s event at the Golden Ball – ‘A Century of Militant Feminism’, jointly presented by York’s Alternative History And York Social. Krista Cowman, Professor of History at the University of Lincoln, led a discussion on … Continue reading

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A Century of Militant Feminism

Join us this evening at The Golden Ball (on Cromwell Road) for a discussion by Krista Cowman on “Suffragette Militancy in the Regions”. The talk will be taking place in the pub’s Garden Room, due to start at 8pm. ‘A … Continue reading

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Queer Ducks are a-quacking!

Not to be confused with a group of people coming together to enthuse whole-heartedly about all things ‘duck’, the Queer Ducks seek to provide queerly-oriented spaces and activities for LBTQ women in York in the Graduate community. In their own … Continue reading

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Fem-Bot

On Tuesday evening, 14th May, several of our group attended a showing of Unwritten Women, the most recent performance from the Fem-Bot Theatre Company. Written and directed by Sarah Rumfitt,Unwritten Women ‘explores the attitudes surrounding women through their honest and … Continue reading

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Group Member Post: By Louise. All views expressed are those of the author. It has often occurred to me that, as a feminist group, we seem to spend a lot of our time discussing men. This is often in the … Continue reading

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News from the YFN Front

Tuesday 7th May saw the third of our FemFilm screenings. The film on show was XXY, by Argentinian director Lucia Puenzo. We had a fantastic turnout, YFN group members and ‘first-timers’ alike. The film itself, exploring the life of 15-year … Continue reading

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