Wednesday 16 March 2011

Dates for your diary

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Below are some events that may be of interest to Lashers. Please note that we are not responsible for these events: we are just passing on the information. Please contact the organisers of each event to find out more. The @ symbol in organisers' email addresses has been replaced with "at" to avoid attracting spambots.

Central America Women's Network 20th anniversary celebration

What: An evening of talks and discussion with guest speakers from Honduras followed by a drinks reception

When: Thursday 31st March 2011, 6:30-8:30pm

Where: Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA

Contact: info at

Find out more
This website also gives details of a speaker tour by Evelyn Cuellar and Mercedes Lainez, who are women's rights activists from Honduras. They will be speaking at various venues around the UK from 29th March - 12th April.

Oxford LGBT Book Club

What: A new Oxford book club for everyone interested in reading books with an LGBT theme. This month they are reading "Tipping the Velvet" by Sarah Waters

When: Monday 4th April, at 7pm

Where: The Jam Factory

Find out more

Lesbian History Group

What: The Oxford Lesbian History Group is a small, friendly and informal group which welcomes new members. The group has an interest in all
aspects of lesbian history and culture but members are not all experts
or academic historians.Meetings usually take the form of a talk
given by one of the members of the group but there are also sometimes
discussions and social activities.

When: Upcoming meetings (all at 8pm):

Tuesday 22 March - talk on Elizabeth Bishop

Tuesday 12 April - talk: Feeling like a woman, looking like a man.
How lesbians, both real and fictional, have made space for themselves,
and how they move through the male city.

Tuesday 24 May - talk on Jane Rule

Tuesday 7 June - event for Pride: Butch and femme: current concept or
lesbian history?

Where: Basement of the Castle Tavern, Castle Street, Oxford

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