January 4, 2013 § Leave a comment

My F Collective round up post for the year 2012.

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A quick post to wish you a happy new year.

Someone asked me last night to describe the year in a sentence, and I said “A year of big highs and big lows.”

While I wasn’t speaking exclusively about feminism, I think it still applies.

F has had startling highs this year: occupying the NSW Right to Life Conference. David Bereit, of 40 Days for Life was forced off the stage. His organisation has shut down over 20 abortion clinics in the States. We said no, not ever, are those politics welcome here.

We followed up with a public action that made me smile for months.

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There was the community services campaign. We stopped the shutdown of the Liverpool Women’s Resource Centre, amongst others. This was the highlight of my year.

There’s been some little victories as well: a germ of a street art project and coalition work with…

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