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I’ve been drinking in Oxford approx 18749 times over the years but last night after #wpukoxford was up there with best. Many fabulously interesting people in a room, most gender-non-conforming in various ways, meeting, talking politics, arguing, eyerolling, laughing, hugging/
/energised after brilliant meeting. Old, young, gay, straight, working class, middle class, white, BAME, English, Scottish, Danish, Spanish, Dominican, Jewish-American (that I met), plus a lesbian philosophy student from Milan had even flown over specially. There were a bunch of/
/trans and non-binary kids in the pub with us, looking half-horrified half-exhilarated at their nerve, like they’d gatecrashed a wedding - mock dancing at the cheesy music and doubtless texting mates about the thought and fashion crimes they were witnessing. Yet this sort of/
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Professor Selina Todd @selina_todd now talking about very real sex-based differences in academia. “We face institutional sexism at every turn” #wpukoxford
@selina_todd “In a profession this unequal, non involvement (of academic males) in this debate is a political statement” #wpukoxford
@selina_todd .@selina_todd talking warmly of her graduate studies at @SussexUni - being taught by feminist historians who empowered her and whose lessons & encouragement still keep her going #wpukoxford
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Ok tweets here at #WPUKoxford. Looks like it will be an exciting panel.
@BluskyeAllison is chairing. Starts by affirming WPUKs manifesto. Women have the right to organise in their own interests, violence against women must end. #WPUKoxford
@selina_todd is the first panelist to speak. Has heard from colleagues claim GC academics are privileged and transphobic for writing about the distinction between sex and gender. She wants to talk about the experiences of feminist academics #WPUKoxford
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Given the coverage of a recent apology about agressive and threatening behaviour towards women at a meeting organised to discuss the GRA here are a few links to statements about events we have had threatened and/or shut down womansplaceuk.org/dear-leeds-cou… #WPUKLEEDS
Our statement in response to slurs after our meeting in Bristol womansplaceuk.org/womans-place-b… #WPUKBristol
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