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Urania: How to be a bad XXs feminist and a queer angel in the 20s

Gender Studies placement student Giorgia Succi shares her first blog on Urania, one of the oldest journals in the Lesbian Archive.

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Open the Door by Paying it Forward

We want to ensure that as many women as possible can benefit from our unique literary events.

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The Devastating Endemic of Sexism in the Workplace

Shocking – but, unfortunately, perhaps not too surprising – new mental health statistics released by the Scottish Health Survey have shown that young women of the 16-24 age demographic have “significantly lower” levels of mental well-being and societal confidence compared to all other age groups of either gender, but also revealed that mental health conditions […]

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House of Three Book Launch!

House of Three aims to create beautiful books that show case the work of both established and emerging female writers

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Glasgow Women’s Library and award-winning theatre company Stellar Quines launch a new shelf of plays by women

Glasgow Women’s Library and Stellar Quines today unveiled a brand new Drama shelf in Scotland’s only women’s library in celebration of International Women’s Day.

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Myrtle Simpson, Professor Dame Sue Black and Horse McDonald included as 2017 ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ inductees

Ten Scottish women from the fields of the arts, culture, politics, activism and science have been honoured and inducted into the esteemed Saltire Society ‘Outstanding Women of Scotland’ community at a special event held at Glasgow Women’s Library last night.

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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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(Re)visiting “Jackie”

Do you remember having a favourite magazine when you were young? Were you a Bunty, Diana, Jinty, June or Judy girl? Maybe you preferred Pink or Patches, My Guy or Boyfriend [or maybe girls mags left you cold and it was the Hotspur, Beano or Dandy for you!] .

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A Taster of Events Springing Into the GWL This March!

As the flowers begin to bloom, the nights begin to lengthen (finally) and we all thaw out, we at the GWL have prepared a jam-packed schedule from workshops to outings and events, exhibitions, awards and, of course, the Story Café. There’s something for everyone available throughout March, so here’s just a small taster of a […]

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Welcome Home: Reading, Writing and Rebellious Women

GWL’s Adult Literacy and Numeracy Development Worker, Donna Moore, shares her memories of GWL and one of her favourite items from the GWL collections for our GWL 25 blog series.

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