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A couple of years ago, during the #Pandemic, a number of women directors (including me), had had enough of the inequality amongst male & #femaledirectors of #documentaries in the UK industry. @WeAreDocWomen was a result of a number of women coming together ...
to effect real change. #WeareDocWomen was already formed a number of years earlier, but it wasn't until the #Pandemic that the glaring inequality amongst directors became so obvious. Then the #tvgendergapreport came out which showed just how bad that inequality was ...
Here's the background to that report - some of which I'm going to quote from in the following tweets ..… #wearedocwomen #femalefilmmakers #timesup #timeforchange #5050pledge
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Let's Restore Trust and Fix This Mess - 🧵

Local People here are hugely disappointed about a planning inspector's decision to overturn EBC's decision to refuse an application at one of most sensitive sites you could ever imagine

Opposite Unesco listed Hampton Court Palace 1/
You might hope for a world class arrival experience when you arrive at Hampton Court Station

But that's not what greets you . And the scheme which the inspector has allowed doesn't measure up to what a world renowned visitor destination deserves 2/…
Over 1,800 residents objected to this scheme. As Surrey Live records the scheme was refused by Elmbridge Borough Council's planning committee 12 months ago on the grounds it had "excessive height and bulk" and would cause "harm to numerous heritage assets" in the area.
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First speech of today's demos

"This is war..
They are coming to kill you and that's the end of it...
You have to fight the militia..
Covid19 is a fake..
They are coming to steal your kids.."

Someone from the crowd shouts back "kill all the bastards"

Crowd erupts in cheers.
Funny how many people want to mask up at the anti mask 'covid is fake' demo.

Take his lad for example.

What does he plan doing I wonder.

Nice grift selling ballys at the demo.
Nothing says 'reclaim our sovereignty' like the Stars and Stripes
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It's #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek. Two years ago this week, whilst it was at the High Court spending tens of millions of pounds trying to deny Subpostmasters justice, the Post Office released a self-satisfied tweet announcing it had signed up to the #TimetoChange pledge to...
... support its employees mental health. This provoked a strong reaction from Subpostmasters who hold the Post Office responsible for completely trashing their mental health. It certainly got me thinking. I had never really focused on the mental health trauma suffered...
... by Subpostmasters before, so i started asking around to see if any Subpostmaster would be willing to let me tell their stories. Many did, including Nicki Arch who was prosecuted nearly 20 years ago and suffered a breakdown, Wendy Buffrey who had a complete...
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The BBC is institutionally transphobic
The BBC is institutionally transphobic
The BBC is institutionally transphobic
The BBC is institutionally transphobic
The BBC is institutionally transphobic
The BBC is institutionally transphobic
The BBC removes support for LGBT children & young people
Secret BBC Wattsapp group overrun with toxic transphobia.

"A senior producer replied: “I would agree, if it was just a case of being nice. But it erases the meaning of ‘woman’, you can’t define women’s rights if you can’t define women."
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