Come Together

Come Together

Come Together: an extravaganza of resistance   For us who are disabled, queer, kinky, sex workers, survivors, much political action (of all kinds) comes from the power of survival. To celebrate this, Resilient and Resisting hosted the Finale event, a day long...
Fighting for Space, love and loss

Fighting for Space, love and loss

On the 28th of February we celebrated Queer Action past and present by taking up space in the Hackney Museum. LGBTIQ people have fought for space because we had to, bringing the rights and places we needed into existence. How have we created, fought for and made space...
Sexwork, Disability and Trauma Interview

Sexwork, Disability and Trauma Interview

Sexwork, Disability and Trauma  A group discussion by sex workers who identify as Disabled   Introduction Mafalda: Before I started doing sex work, I tried other self-employed forms, doing 30 hours a week and it really took a toll on my health. The only types of...
I Won’t Stop

I Won’t Stop

I Won’t Stop I Won’t Stop   I’ve been fighting for as long as I remember, not in the literal sense but to be heard, for my rights, for those of my friends, family and often total strangers. Growing up with a narcissistic father and passive mother, I...

Activist Burnout

Activist Burnout J: As an activist, I’ve experienced various kinds of burnout. I’ve had many discussions and been part of support groups attempting to deal with that burnout and traumatic experiences. Yet, there is often a lack of continuity in our communities,...