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Friday 8th October 2021

The Disobedient Survivors talk to Lewis Wedlock

— Hamilton House
The dangers, damage and misconceptions of our toxic limiting narratives in rape culture
price: See event details


'Big Bad Men & Poor Weak Victims'

A conversation unpacking the harmful stereotyping of perpetrators and survivors, why these representations and binaries exist and how gender ideas frame our views.

The Disobedient Survivors host needed conversations around deeper issues with rape culture that are not often spoken about in mainstream media or survivor services.

TDS are slut positive, anti-capitalist, pro-sex work and hold no space for transphobia, misogyny, racism, homophobia, body shaming, victim blaming, xenophobia, ablism or any kind of discrimination or abuse of power. TDS run The Radical Resilience Project, a survivor-led organisation that changes systems, challenges narratives and supports all survivors www.theradicalresilienceproject.org

Lewis Wedlock is an activist, academic and social psychologist. He is one of the UK’s youngest lecturers at 23 years old. He is the social action lead at Project Zazi, a mental health movement within OTR Bristol that works primarily with young people of colour aged 11-25. Lewis’s work within this role focuses on helping young people critique and challenge structure, as well as running masculinity workshops for young men to explore and metabolize harmful perceptions and projections of what it means to be male. www.lewiswedlock.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/lewis-wedlock/ https://www.instagram.com/otrzazi/ https://www.instagram.com/lewiswedlock/

We invite everyone to this important conversation, no matter where you are at with your interest, understanding or learning around these issues.

There will be space for sharing thoughts and for questions for those who want to join in the conversation. You are also welcome to just come, be and listen.

Tickets are sliding scale: Pay what is possible for you at this time, no judgment or expectation.

Tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-disobedient-survivors-talk-to-lewis-wedlock-tickets-170290452327

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