Monthly Archives: May 2014

Why Men Against Patriarchy (Workshop)

The workshop we facilitated at the Bristol Anarchist Bookfair in April 26th, entitled “Why Men Against Patriarchy” went pretty well. There were about 30 people packed in to a room designed for maybe half that, and it was really hot, but people managed to keep their concentration. In hindsight an hour was nowhere near enough […]

Next Meeting – Gender Roles within Activism (with homework!)

Our next public meeting will be on Tuesday May 13th at Kebele Social Centre – A Film and Discussion evening on Street Harassment Our next Mens group meeting will be on Tuesday 3rd June at Hydra books. After our go around to discuss any issues members want to bring up we will be discussion the […]

Meeting Review – 30/4/14

This was our first meeting since the Bookfair workshop, which I will write up here soon now I have access to this site. We had two new people come along who had attended the workshop and one other sent their apologies. It would have been great to get a couple more new faces as quite […]

Street Harassment Film & Discussion Night

Following on from our workshop at Bristol Anarchist Bookfair, Bristol Men Against Patriarchy group will be hosting our second public event, a film night and discussion on the theme of street harassment. We will start with the two films which should last just over an hour before asking for contributions about the themes covered in […]

Challenging Male Domination in Activist Meeting Spaces

Originally posted on The Peripheries of Anarchy:
I recently went to an interesting discussion on gender roles around work in the Men Confronting Patriarchy group I attend. (I hope to write my notes up about that at some point soon.) Also I jus read the zine “Gender Roles in Conversation” by Corrine Monet (1997), a summarised excerpt from…

Men Against Patriarchy (Pt1)

Originally posted on The Peripheries of Anarchy:
Last night I went to the newly re-formed Men Against Patriarchy discussion and support group in Bristol. I came away feeling very positive about how it went and feel like sharing some of the points that came out of it. Of course, everything said in the meeting is…