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WHAT LIES BENEATH STRANGE WORLDS: THE VISION OF ANGELA CARTER?

“It’s the unconscious mind. We’re all afraid of the dark inside ourselves.” – Dr. Sam Loomis, Halloween II A visit to Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter – the...

‘What on earth is Bristol doing inviting a known rapist to speak here?’

BWV Reporter Nancy Fielding has published a piece in Bristol 24/7. A copy of it is below – note, *possible trigger warning*. ‘What on earth is Bristol doing inviting a...

Lets talk about domestic abuse in teenage relationships – it would have helped me.

*Trigger warning: Domestic Violence* When I was at the first Female Empowerment Network meeting (which was great – come to the next one!) someone asked me if I thought that...

We are many

*Trigger/content warning: Rape and Sexual Violence   Very recently I made the decision to actively speak openly and honestly about experiences in my life that I have previously only discussed...

Why are we ignoring Floyd Mayweather’s domestic abuse in Bristol?

In January this year, Bristol Women’s Voice discovered that The Marriott Hotel Bristol is hosting ‘An Evening With Floyd Mayweather’ on the 8th of March 2017, which is also the...

Bristol Women’s March: Taking Action

This week, Bristol Women’s Voice met with Carly, the organiser of Bristol Women’s March to chat to her about her motivations behind organising a march in Bristol, and ideas about...

Trans Equality: The Parliamentary Debate.

On 1st December 2016 the first debate on transgender equality took place in Parliament. It is a large step forward that this has taken place, and this will hopefully open...

Review of Foreign Body by Imogen Butler-Cole Hamilton House, supported by CoResist

*Trigger Warning* Foreign Body is a powerful dance theatre show depicting one woman’s experience of several sexual assaults. Imogen Butler-Cole is a London based dance practitioner and female bodied person...

Thoughts on Bristol Big Sisters Conference, October 2016

Bristol Big Sisters conference took place on 16th October 2016. The event was organised not only to give a voice to Muslim women of all ages and backgrounds who live...

Care to Give Hair?

Has your hair gotten too long? Is it weighing you down? Then it’s time to have a haircut and donate to the Little Princess Trust (LPT). LPT provides real hair...