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NWL Fall General Meetings will be held 6:30pm to 8:00pm the fourth Wednesday of the month at the NWL office, 200 NE 1st St, Suite 200 (enter from back garage): 

  • September 27

  • October 25

  • November 29

9/6/17, 5:45pm - 7:15pm: Campus Committee Meeting, at Little Hall Room 117 - on UF campus.

9/20/17 & 9/21/17 - Voting Rights Restoration Petition Gathering. 

9/24/17: 1:00pm - 3:00pm - Feminist Theory Meeting.

9/25/17 - Abortion & Birth Control Committee Meeting. Time and location TBA.

11/1/17: 7:30pm - 9:00pm - Women of Color Caucus Meeting. 

 

 

5.11.16 - Campus Feminst Meeting

Wednesday, May 11th, at 6:30pm
Little Hall, Rm 119 on UF campus (map)

sign.Dec.2011.MAP.ProtestAre you angry about the new abortion restrictions and anti-clinic laws passed by Florida's legislature? Join the Gainesville Chapter of National Women's Liberation at this month's community organizing meeting on campus. We'll be discussing our social media campaigns, #notmyclinic and #thisoppresseswomen, and planning for a national week of actions in support of full access to birth control, including abortion. We will also be discussing the article "Abortion Without Apology" by NWL members Jenny Brown and Erin Mahoney.

4.19.16 - Speak-Out For Reproductive Rights

On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, National Women’s Liberation (NWL), Gainesville chapter will hold a Speak-Out for Reproductive Rights on the Plaza of the Americas at UF at 12:00pm. 

This year, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed HB 1411, an anti-abortion law defunding women’s clinics that provide abortions. The right to birth control, including abortion, is a cornerstone of women’s freedom. Women’s right to abortion is being chipped away at through each law passed, and we are fed up with it!

Join our social media campaigns #NotMyClinic and #ThisOppressesWomen

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4.13.16 - Action Planning Meeting

Wednesday, April 13th, at 6:30pm
@ Little Hall, Rm 119 on UF campus (map)

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Are you angry about the new abortion restrictions and anti-clinic laws passed by Florida's legislature? Join the Gainesville Chapter of National Women's Liberation for this month's community organizing meeting to discuss our own experiences with women's clinics (for abortions, birth control, well-woman care, etc.) and finalize plans for our April 19th action to respond to these anti-woman restrictions. 

Suggested Reading for Meeting: "Abortion Without Apology" by NWL members Jenny Brown and Erin Mahoney

3.15.16 - NWL Screening of She's Beautiful When She's Angry

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National Women’s Liberation will be showing the documentary "She's Beautiful When She's Angry" on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. at the Wooly, which is located at 20 North Main Street in downtown Gainesville.  The film will be followed by a panel discussion featuring:

- Kathie Sarachild, Redstockings of the Women's Liberation Movement

- Zoharah Simmons, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) project leader during Mississippi Freedom Summer, 1964

- Kendra Vincent, National Women's Liberation Gainesville Chapter chair

- Whitney Mutch, Gainesville Area NOW

"She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry" resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971. The film, directed by Mary Dore, takes us from the founding of NOW, with ladies in hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical factions of women’s liberation; from intellectuals like Kate Millett to the street theatrics of WITCH (Women’s International Conspiracy from Hell!). It does not shy away from controversies over race, sexual preference and leadership that arose in the women’s movement, and brilliantly captures the spirit of the time—thrilling, scandalous, and often hilarious.

 

2.10.16 - Campus Feminist Meeting

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Where: Little Hall, Rm 119 at the University of Florida (map)

At the meeting we will discuss Kathie Sarachild's, The Power of History, pp. 13-24 (Sections I and II) from Redstockings' Feminist Revolution. We'll also have a report back on our Roe v. Wade benefit concert and continue planning on our upcoming showing of the film, She's Beautiful When She's Angry.

1.22.16 - Roe v. Wade Anniversary Show

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1.13.16 - Campus Feminist Meeting

priority cr2Join us to learn how you can get involved with National Women's Liberation in 2016, including planning for our upcoming Roe v. Wade Benefit and our Women's History Month Event.

When: Wednesday, January 13, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where: Anderson Hall Rm 117 at the University of Florida (near the corner of University Ave. and NW 13th St.) map

11.4.15 - Campus Meeting on Building Women's Liberation

Join us to meet, strategize, and plan to put male chauvinism on the run again. 

Wed. Nov 4,2015 from 6:30-7:30 pm @ 117 Anderson Hall at the University of Florida, near the corner of University Ave and NW 13th Street. Map.

this.oppresses.women.stickers.displayIn our Nov. 4th meeting we will discuss NWL's founding statement "What We Want, What We Believe." Please read the statement and join us to discuss:

What resonates with you? What do you disagree with? How can we rebuild a strong women's liberation movement that will put male chauvinism on the run again?

We'll also discuss how you can get involved in upcoming projects like our Roe v. Wade anniversary band benefit.

10.7.15 - Campus Feminist Meeting

When: Wednesday, Oct. 7th, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where: Anderson Hall, Rm. 117 at University of Florida (1507 W. University Ave. map)

rapist-victim-blamingThe University of Florida recently released the findings from its campus climate survey on sexual assault, which found that 20% of campus women have experienced sexual assault since coming to UF, while the majority of those assaults remain unreported. (See newspaper coverage of the survey in The Alligator and The Gainesville Sun.)  Is "rape culture" to blame for sexual assault or something else? Join us for a discussion on rape and sexual assault on campus.

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9.2.15 - Campus Feminist Meeting

Join us for our first meeting of the semester and learn about the #thisoppresseswomen sticker campaign and how you can get involved with National Women's Liberation.

When: Wednesday, Sept. 2nd, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where: Anderson Hall, Rm. 117 at University of Florida (1507 W. University Ave. map)

 

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National Women's Liberation and Redstockings recently teamed up to re-create the vintage 1969 "This Oppresses Women" sticker for slapping on sexist ads. The sticker is one of the "1960s gems" from the Redstockings Women's Liberation Archives for Action. The sticker went viral, and has been covered by press around the world. Get your stack at the meeting and help to plan next steps in the campaign.

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4.21.15 - Picket Against the Increasing Punishment and Prosecution of Women for Our Ability to Get Pregnant

Self-determination.flyer.side1Join National Women's Liberation and Gainesville Area NOW to picket against the increasing punishment and prosecution of women by politicians, our police, and court system who are supposed to work for all the people.

When: Tues., April 21 @ 5pm (will go to 6:30pm)
Where: SW Corner of Univ. Ave and 13th St.

We will make signs before the picket on April 21
@ Wild Iris, 22 E 5th Ave from 2:30-4:30pm

And save the date for our follow-up meeting:
Thursday, May 7th, 2015 @ 6:30-7:30pm
National Women’s Liberation Strategy Meeting
@ 14 E Univ. Ave (by the University Club, downtown)

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3.16.15 - NWL Co-sponsors Film Screening of "Made in Dagenham"

Made.in.DagenhamAlachua County Labor Coalition is screening the film "Made in Dagenham" on Monday, March 16, at 7PM at the Civic Media Center, 433 S. Main St. The Gainesville Chapter of National Women’s Liberation and Gainesville Area NOW will co-sponsor the event.

"Made in Dagenham" is the 2010 film about female workers at the Ford Dagenham (England) car plant who walked out in protest against sexual discrimination. Their actions played a major role in the battle for equal pay, both nationally and internationally. Although the women are skilled upholstery seamstresses, they are classified as unskilled labor and paid a fraction of what the men make. While trying to address their grievances with the company, the women become outraged by the lack of respect shown by the company. When their grievances go unanswered, the 187 women workers go on strike.

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2015 Roe v. Wade Anniversary & NWL Benefit Show A Success!

Thank you to everyone who joined us for and contributed to the 2015 Roe v. Wade anniversary & NWL benefit show, featuring Howleez, Guts and Letters.

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1.24.15 - Roe v. Wade Anniversary Show: A Benefit for National Women's Liberation

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Date: Saturday, January 24, 2015

Time: Doors open at 9pm, Show starts at 10pm

Place: The Backyard at Boca Fiesta & Palomino

The Gainesville Chapter of National Women's Liberation (NWL) invites you to join us for a Roe v. Wade anniversary & NWL benefit show. The event will feature Howleez, Guts and Letters. If you can't attend, please consider a donation.

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NWL Consciousness-Raising Study Group

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WHEN: Mondays, January 26, February 9, February 23 & March 9, 6pm to 8:30pm

WHERE: Institute of Hispanic-Latino Cultures, “La Casita”
1504 W. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32603

FEE: $25 (no one turned away for lack of funds)

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12.30.14 - Roe v. Wade Event Planning Committee Meeting

WL.where.do.i.fitThe Gainesville Chapter of National Women's Liberation (NWL) is beginning to plan our second annual Roe v. Wade anniversary & NWL benefit show in January. Last year's event- which featured local female-led bands, raffle prizes, political content, food, and drinks- was a huge success. Help us do it again and go further this year!

Join us for our next committee meeting on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at noon. 

The right to birth control, including abortion, is a cornerstone of women's freedom. Without an organized, strong, visible feminist movement making demands and keeping up the pressure, Roe v. Wade and other victories we've had on abortion, birth control, and health care will continue to be threatened. Click here to find out more about the fight for abortion and birth control.

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10.16.14 - Join us for an Action Planning Meeting

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  • Are you tired of victim blaming and shaming when women report rape? 
  • Do you believe the University of Florida should be doing more to combat rape on campus? 
  • Are you ready to take action against rape and violence against women on campus and in our community?

 

 

Join the Gainesville Chapter of NWL for an action planning meeting:

When: Thurs., Oct. 16, 2014 at 5:30

Where: The Institute of Black Culture, 1510 W. University Ave.

Directions: On W. Univ. Ave. directly across from the UF Campus, at the intersection of W. Univ. Ave. and NW 15th Street.  

Parking: Small lots open to the community in the evening are directly behind the IBC and next door at the Institute for Hispanic-Latino Cultures. There is also some on street parking. 

Save the date for our next fall meeting: Wed. Nov. 19 at 5:30pm at the IBC.

 

9.24.14 - Join us for our first Fall meeting

Join the Gainesville Chapter of NWL for a general meeting. We'll be discussing the recent attacks against women on campus, the campus and community responses, and how feminists are responding. 

When: Wed., Sept. 24, 2014 at 5:30

Where: The Institute of Black Culture, 1510 W. University Ave.

Directions: On W. Univ. Ave. directly across from the UF Campus, at the intersection of W. Univ. Ave. and NW 15th Street.  

Parking: Small lots open to the community in the evening are directly behind the IBC and next door at the Institute for Hispanic-Latino Cultures. There is also some on street parking. 

 

Save the date for our upcoming fall meetings: Thurs. Oct. 16 and Wed. Nov. 19 at 5:30pm at the IBC.

 

9.17.14 & 9.18.14 - Join NWL at Radical Rush

NWL will be tabling at Radical Rush on the University of Florida Campus.

When: Wed., Sept. 17th and Thurs., Sept. 18th

Where: UF Plaza of the Americas

Time: 11am-2pm.

 

 

Radical Rush is an organizational fair hosted by the Civic Media Center for the radical, progressive, and alternative groups of Gainesville (both on and off campus). 

The Civic Media Center will host a Radical Rush Social on Friday, Sept. 19 at 7pm at 433 S. Main St. Gainesville, FL 32601. There will be pizza, beverages, "Free Speech" karaoke and a raffle give away with prizes from gift cards to t-shirts from our participating groups.

8.1.14 - Hobby Lobby Protest

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When: Friday, Aug. 1 at 5:30pm 

Where: 6111 W. Newberry Rd.

 

Join National Women's Liberation and a coalition of community groups in protest of the new Gainesville Hobby Lobby. We will not stand by as five men on the Supreme Court help corporations -- predominantly owned by men -- institutionalize sexism and call it religious freedom. We will not stand by as women's self-determination is jeopardized and reproductive healthcare is undercut and marginalized.