Club Feminista meets Ruby Tuesdays
Who comes to Club Feminista?
The feminists, the lesbians, the bisexuals, the proud queers, the trans
folk, the intersex, the drag kings, the boi's, the activists, the
newcomers, the latecomers, the L Festers, the friends of lesbians, the
straight queers, the guilty pleasure seekers, those that live it for
real decades ago, the lipstick lesbians, the considered to be older
lesbians, the lesbian mums, the gay dads, the super-butch, the 'too
femme to be gay', the confused, the bikers and hikers, the lentil
eaters, the artists, the creatives, the collectives ... its whatever you
make it ... be whoever you want to be.
We collaborate with other feminist organisations such as L-Fest, Club Zindagi, The Lesbian
and Gay Foundation, Steph Pikes Word Up!, Nexus Festival, Boi Zone,
Wonder Women, Ruby Tuesdays, Black Angel, Lesbian Social Lounge,
Todmorden Womens Disco, Sapphormation and some of our own arts strands
such as The Women in Comedy Festival and Laughing Cows Comedy to bring a
full night of entertainment
What was the inspiration behind the creation
of the event?
To provide a platform for female DJs, comedian, musicians,
sound and lighting engineers - to support celebrate all thing feminist
and fun. We book pro DJs whilst also nurturing new talent and this work
recognised last year by Manchester City Council when we received the
International Women in Arts and Culture award. 'Hazel has achieved a
unique way of supporting women in Manchester and has created a legacy
for women both at a local and international level in an art form where
women are still under represented.' Manchester City Council. The night is
incredibly diverse, with something to seemingly suit anyone in the
world. What can people expect from this night?People attending can
expect friendly an fun ''one of the best nights on the dancefloor EVER,
and I danced like a woman possessed.' and 'Really enjoyed myself!
awesome bunch of peeps who danced the night away!'are
recent comments about the night.