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Open the Door: Support

In this final blog post, placement student Katie looks at the theme of support. But what do we even mean by “support”?

#WomanOfTheWeek Naomi Mitchison

Follow our new campaign called #WomanOfTheWeek. Each week we will focus on a new, important, historical female writer and post about her and her work. We will be highlighting the lives of the well-known, groundbreaking feminist writers, as well as the, sometimes, lesser known female authors. Feel free to contribute! We would love to hear […]

A display cabinet photographed from above, showing a selection of zines

Open the Door: Protest

Three key themes run throughout the exhibition in this year’s Open the Door festival – Celebrate, Protest, and Support – and this blog focuses on the second theme of the Open the Door festival, Protest.

Canvas bag decorated with the slogan "Have Courage and Dare To Dream"

The Feartie Creates

Ever wondered about taking part in a Creative Writing for Fearties session? Want some idea of what happens in the sessions? Exchanging ideas, through writing. Story-telling begins. In bygone girls annuals we find inspiration. And writing begins!

Women Making It and Seeing Things

I went (with Seeing Things), I saw (the Glasgow Zine Festival) and I created a zine (at Women Making It).

Two t-shirts displayed side by side. The t-shirt on the left says "Shhhh Out" and the right-hand t-shirt shows the cover of an edition of Harpies and Quines.

Open the Door: Celebrate

For the past few months, placement student Katie Fannin has been carrying out a research placement in the GWL archives as part of the Applied Gender Studies Masters at the University of Strathclyde, curating the Women’s Words exhibition during her time with us.

#WomanOfTheWeek Janet Paisley

Follow our new campaign called #WomanOfTheWeek. Each week we will focus on a new, important, historical female writer and post about her and her work. We will be highlighting the lives of the well-known, groundbreaking feminist writers, as well as the, sometimes, lesser known female authors. Feel free to contribute! We would love to hear […]

Women Making It

Join GWL on the 10th of May from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm for a bite size learning session including African bead work, film screenings scrap booking, badge making and much more. This is a free open session for women to come along and socialise, meet other women while learning in a fun and creative […]

#WomanOfTheWeek Agnes Owens

This week’s #WomanOfTheWeek is Agnes Owens

Women in the Landscape Book Collection

A Space to Create our Ecofeminism . . .

On Saturday 30th March, 65 women came together at the ‘Our Space, Our Place: Creating Ecofeminism’ event at Glasgow Women’s Library, to discover and explore positive and creative responses to our changing environment, climate and world.  Here, two of the organisers, Saskia and Ali, tell us about the day . . .   Ecofeminist theory […]