• A Reply to Sally Hines

    April 1, 2019 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    A Reply to Sally Hines by Heather Brunskell-Evans, FiLiA Spokeswoman The representation of women’s bodies has been subject to masculinist authority for much of recorded history. Before the 19th century, religious leaders in the West informed women it was the lusty, disobedient Eve, not Adam, who was to blame for earthly sexual corruption. Since the…

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  • Haringey Resisters

    March 21, 2019 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Speaking at a Haringey Resisters event on February 12th 2019. Heather Brunskell-Evans is a social theorist and philosopher. Trustee of FiLia, a new feminist charity and Director of its Stop Violence against Women and Girls section. www.haringeyresisters.org

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  • Trans Activism vs Feminism (and the Wider World): Heather Brunskell-Evans in Conversation with Julian Vigo

    January 27, 2019 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    THE COTO CONVERSATION At Culture on the Offensive, one of the  goals is to showcase new conversations that have trouble being heard in the wider political discourse. Identitarian movements speaking on behalf of minorities and vulnerable groups are developing a reputation for attempting to stigmatise and prohibit many of these conversations. These prohibitions are done…

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  • What Is A Woman Anyway?

    January 27, 2019 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Battle of Ideas 2018, the speakers are Heather Brunskell-Evans, Chrissie Daz, Kathy Gyngell and Joanna Williams. Chair : Ella Whelan “The friction between those who believe in a more traditional understanding of gender and trans activists has thrown up some interesting questions about how either side of the debate views women. For some it’s about…

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  • FiLiA meets Sodfa Daaji : Activist & Speaker

    January 24, 2019 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Interview by FiLiA spokeswoman Heather Brunskell-Evans. Soda Daaji is a Tunisian-Italian feminist engaged in Europe and Africa. Here she interestingly draws out the connections as well as differences between European and African cultures, traditions, and religions, and their effects on the achievements of women’s rights across both continents. She is the hubs coordinator of Afrika…

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  • FiLiA meets Carol J Adams : The Sexual Politics of Meat

    January 23, 2019 Heather Brunskell-Evans

    Carol J. Adams is an American activist and author who has written extensively on the sexual politics of meat. Here she discusses how a culture of meat-eating and the objectification of women as flesh to be consumed are intimately connected. Carol argues that veganism and the dismantling of misogny go hand-in-hand.   Here is Carol’s…

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