Rachel Thain-Gray

New GWL Performance to Raise Awareness of Women’s Experiences of Hate Crime

We launch our groundbreaking new performance to challenge hate crime against women today at City of Glasgow College, and at Glasgow Kelvin College on the 17th March.

To coincide with International Women’s Day, the performances, titled No-one who harms me will go unpunished. I am a woman are choreographed protests and will be a brand new resource to raise awareness of women’s experiences of hate crime in Scotland.

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Sisterhood is Powerful!

Women were important and purposeful here, “Sisterhood is Powerful” rang in my thoughts. And that same spirit continues today, 25 years since GWL’s inception.

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“I didn’t realise that what they said to me was a hate crime.”

The criminal term ‘hate crime’ poses a barrier to women in coming forward to speak about their experiences of targeted victimisation or hostility, we want to remove this.

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Reflecting on Mixing The Colours

As we reach the midway point of this project year it seems like a natural time to reflect on how we’re engaging people in the discussion on sectarianism. Find out how you can get involved.

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Review the Mixing The Colours publication and receive a free copy!

Do you love reading? Are you excited about books? Perfect! We are looking for women to review our Mixing The Colours: women speaking about sectarianism publication.

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10 Free Tickets up for grabs for our Mixing The Colours @ Just Festival!

The first 10 people to post a comment will to be entered into our draw for a free ticket to our Mixing The Colours @JustFestival on Tuesday 11th August!

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Live performances from the Mixing The Colours Anthology featured on BooksFromScotland ‘Best Of Scottish Books’

We are very proud and pleased to have our Mixing The Colours Anthology featured on BooksFromScotland ‘Best Of Scottish Books’! Read reviews of the book by Glasgow Women’s Library volunteers Claire L. Heuchan and Mel Bestel. Download a copy now!  Join us in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness! Live performances from the publication are open for booking with […]

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GWL Volunteer, Mel Bestel Reviews our Mixing the Colours Anthology featuring ‘In These Transgressive Spaces’ by Denise Mina

Our published collection Mixing the Colours: women speaking about sectarianism has been featured on The Best of Scottish Books website who focus on the standout story In These Transgressive Spaces by Denise Mina. The story tells the tale of two women facing personal adversity from hospital beds in faraway Guilford. From their distinctive accents, they recognise […]

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“I feel part of something.” Opportunities to participate in Mixing The Colours

“Group together to inspire change.” A significant aspect of our work on Mixing The Colours is collective action. Working as a group our participants found power in numbers. We need YOU to continue to challenge sectarianism in a safe way together. Mixing The Colours has a packed programme and we warmly invite you to join us at our events across Scotland.

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Be mentored by Mixing The Colours

The Scottish Community Development Centre is offering organisations running, or intending to run, anti-sectarian initiatives the opportunity to be supported by Mixing The Colours as a mentor experienced in the anti-sectarianism field.

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