One year ago Lex Wotton was released from jail after serving two years behind bars as a political prisoner. Lex got a 6-year sentence after being found guilty of riot with destruction by an all-white jury. He took part in a justified community protest against the death in custody of Mulrunji Doomadgee. In contrast, Chris Hurley, the police officer responsible for the death in custody, has been promoted and compensated. The whole response to the 2004 death in custody has been…Continue
Enjoy the Melbourne premier screening of Gramercy Stories. This documentary, directed by Joyce Chopra, looks inside a unique residence in Manhattan that is providing a safe home for 25 gay and transgender teenagers who have experienced violence at home or on the streets. Told from their candid, unique and witty perspective, the film follows these courageous youth as they strive to remake their lives.
The film will be followed by a lively panel discussion.
Working women have been fighting for equal pay in Australia for over a century. Hear pioneers share insights from earlier battles and strategise how to build a movement to win real pay justice!
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Marxist and feminist Lynn Beaton was a staffer at the Working Women’s Centre in the 70s. She is a working class historian who has written on many topics, including women’s pay rates…Continue