Positive Activism: A Panel Discussion
It seems like there are more reasons than ever to become an activist. But how do you go about doing that while whilst also staying inspired and having fun? From period poverty, to representation of women of colour, protecting trans lives and opening up the conversation around mental health, meet the women at the forefront of today’s breed of creative, positive activism.
Get tickets early to avoid disappointment. Each comes with a free drink, Divine chocolate and a £5 voucher to spend in store. All profits go to supporting the women’s charities and communities groups Birdsong work with.
Charlie Craggs is an award winning activist and writer of To My Trans Sisters. She founded trailblazing campaign Nail Transphobia in 2013 and has gone on to model for Selfridges (and Birdsong!), win awards with Marie Claire Future Shaper and the Observer New Radicals, and make the Rainbow List.
Scarlett Curtis is a Sunday Times columnist, writer, blogger and founder of Pink Protest, a community for feminist activists around the globe.
Leah Abraham is a writer of arts, culture, and environmental issues. She’s been published in print by After Nyne, Typical Girls magazine; by notion magazine, gal-dem.com, GiF (girls in film). She recently founded Nurture Me; a journal that seeks to affirm the sensitivity of black womanhood, and encourage women to embrace radical softness.
Charly Cox is a 23-year-old writer, producer and poet. Her writing focuses on destigmatizing mental health and the coming-of-age of a young woman surviving the modern world. She's been published on Refinery29, hosted poetry nights to raise money and awareness for MQ Mental Health and been named by ELLE magazine as one of their 20 power players to watch out for in 2018. She Must Be Mad is Charly's first book.