Feminist Fight Club

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  One of the regular events held at VFD one of the best queer performance spaces in London’s East End is Femme Feral.   It’s a queer fight club that takes no prisoners and holds nothing back. Founded by artists Phoebe Patey-Ferguson and Anna Smith in the dark days after Britain voted to leave the European Union, … Continue reading



The Judge

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  Erika Cohn’s very sympathetic profile on Khoulud Al-Faqih who became the first woman appointed to be a Judge in a Palestinian Shari’a Court in the West Bank bravely attempts to uncover some of the mystique and secrecy that cloaks this Islamic culture.  Most of the time she succeeds exceptionally well, but on some occasions, … Continue reading



London’s Rebel Dykes of 1980’s on the Big Screen

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London in the 1980’s was a hotbed of radical lesbian feminism with its Rebel Dyke community which for some inexplicable reason has never been mentioned in feminist history books about the period. But that is all about to change with a brand new documentary.  The movie’s producers take great pains to point out that before the … Continue reading



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