This event will have BSL interpretation. A captioned version of the panel discussion will be made available on our blog after the event.
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Lola Olufemi is a black feminist writer, organiser and Stuart Hall Foundation scholar from London. Her work focuses on the uses of the feminist imagination, its relationship to political demands and futurity. She is author of Feminism Interrupted: Disrupting Power (2020) and a member of 'bare minimum', an interdisciplinary anti-work arts collective.
Elio Beale is a grassroots organiser with SWARM and Bent Bars, and project co-ordinator for Decriminalised Futures, a collaborative project using creative tools and popular education to explore sex worker lives, experiences and movement struggles. Elsewhere they organise, work and research around abolition, health, popular education, creative interventions for movement building, and queer and trans liberation.
Dr Aviah Sarah Day is a Lecturer in Criminology at Birkbeck, University of London as well as an activist in the East End chapter of Sisters Uncut. Sisters Uncut is a national direct-action collective fighting cuts to domestic violence services as well as state violence.
Kelsey is an organiser and educator with CAPE and Cradle Community, grassroots abolitionist groups. CAPE is part of a network of local campaigns resisting prison expansion in the UK and Cradle is a collective focused on transformative justice and community accountability, supporting our communities to build the skills we need to support each other.
This event will take place online only, and everyone is welcome to join us. We will use Zoom for this event. Tickets are 'pay what you can', and there's no obligation to pay in order to attend the event. Autograph is a registered charity, all donations support our arts and learning programmes.
Here's how to join us:
1) Book a free ticket on this webpage, on Eventbrite, or the Facebook event. To 'pay what you can' (and support Autograph’s work), just add a donation with your tickets.
2) We'll send you an email confirmation of your booking.
3) This online event will use Zoom. For the best experience, we recommend using the Zoom app on your computer or mobile device. You can download the free software here. Or, you can access the event through your web browser without a download.
4) On the day of the event, we’ll send you a welcome email with a link to the event on Zoom. You will be able to join for the start of the event at 7pm (BST).
5) If you want to ask questions in the Q&A, you can submit them via the Q&A feature on Zoom.
Will this event be recorded?
Yes. The event will be recorded and posted on our blog at a later date. Participants will not be visible onscreen
Who can I contact with any questions?
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Images, from top: 1) Sex workers demonstrate outside a parliamentary debate in London on the 4th July, to protest discussion of a UK version of FOSTA (A US law that criminalises the advertising of sex work on the internet) and to draw attention to their campaign to fully decriminalise sex work, 2018. Courtesy of Creative Commons.