These Women Are Outstanding

Women; underrepresented and undervalued, we know this right? Well, Glasgow Women’s Library and Saltire Women have teamed up to combat this by honouring the contribution of women to Scottish culture. The two joined for the Outstanding Women of Scotland Awards last year. Once again, ten inspiring women will be awarded for their significant influence and inducted into […]


The Story Café Sexology Special: May 14 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm   In the novel The Proof of the Honey by Syrian author Salwa al-Neimi poetic insight blends with sexual frankness. I spoke to GWL’s librarian Wendy Kirk about the Sotry Café’s special Sexology event, on choosing the above book to read and discuss, […]

Lets Talk About Sex Baby

Next on the agenda for GWL’s Sexology Season is a series of facilitated discussions on sex. What Women Talk About When They Talk About Sex will be running fortnightly from 7th May (this Thursday) and is a discussion group open to anyone who wants to share how sex, sexuality or sexual identity is playing out […]

FIRST UP; A TASTY TASY FILM SEASON; Megan Mitchell on programming a diverse line-up

First up as part of Sex in the Women’s Library Sexology Season, three films on various aspects of women’s sexuality. The film season consists of But I’m A Cheerleader (18th April), Margarita with a Straw (2nd May) and Turn Me On, Dammit (16th May). The diversity of experience portrayed is no mean feat, including “curing” […]

Sex In The Women’s Library Is Happening, And You Should Go

 From April until June, Glasgow Women’s library (GWL) is holding a sexology season supported by the Wellcome Trust. For those of you who may not know, sexology is the study of human sexuality, of sexual behaviour and interests. That’s right, for almost three whole months the library flings its doors open and invites you in […]