5 Scarlet Reasons Irish Women HAVE to Strike 4 Repeal

On March 8th, women around the world will rise up to strike for gender equality. In Ireland we will take to the streets to Strike 4 Repeal, and demand a referendum to Repeal the 8th amendment. Strikes will be taking place all over Ireland and solidarity events will be happening in various countries around the world. We take a look at the VERY scarlet reasons … Continue reading 5 Scarlet Reasons Irish Women HAVE to Strike 4 Repeal

Top Five Scarlet Moments from the Golden Globes

5:  White people being dumb as fuck. I’m surprised Pharrell didn’t drop to the floor and have a cringe attack after this. This is a video of Jenna Bush confusing the movie Fences with Hidden Figures, two of the biggest movies of the year starring black actors. Just in case Pharrell didn’t hear her, Jenna proceeded to say it another 420 times while also groping his shoulder and asking … Continue reading Top Five Scarlet Moments from the Golden Globes

We Need To Talk About Linda

No, we REALLY need to talk about Linda. We were actually in the middle of writing a list of Ireland’s most scarlet moments when we realised it was almost ALL about Linda Martin. So, we decided to scrap the rest for now and just focus on Ireland’s true scarlet beacon. Here are Linda’s top five most horrifying moments. 5: Why The Fuck? Why me? Why fucking us, Linda? Linda … Continue reading We Need To Talk About Linda

Scarlet Shit List

As “fuck you 2016” memes flood Instagram, Facebook statuses reach new levels of narcissistic scarlet, and Snapchat filters teeter on a not-so-blurry line of blatant racism, we, at the Scarlet Brigade find ourselves desperately strapping onto a hitching post waiting to see the calm in the eye of the shit twister that was 2016, à la Helen Hunt, 1996. But if the dude from “Big Love” … Continue reading Scarlet Shit List

The Invisible War

There’s an invisible war happening, and it’s been happening for many centuries, only this year it’s gotten horrifically worse. And no, I’m not talking about what the government did with the rest of the Toblerone bar #brexitbastards. I’m talking about the war against women. Sit down, grab yourself a stiff drink ’cause I’m about to dump some serious scarlet shit on yiz. Most women know … Continue reading The Invisible War

Repeal London – A Call To Action

So as some of you may know by reading this blog, we (The Scarlet Brigade) set up Repeal Global this year. Repeal Global is a network for Irish people abroad and our allies to get involved in the fight to repeal the 8th amendment, which bans access to abortion in Ireland. There are now many wonderful groups all over the place trying to sort out … Continue reading Repeal London – A Call To Action

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Sticky: What The Fuck Is The Scarlet Brigade?

We are here to set up the scarlet treaty. We are here to brighten up your days by calling out all things absolutely fucking scarlet in the world, one post at a time. As anyone who knows us will tell you, our scarlet files are never-ending, and we are more than happy to share them. If you don’t know what we mean by the word … Continue reading Sticky: What The Fuck Is The Scarlet Brigade?

Top 5 Scarlet Moments From Repeal Dail Debate

Watching your reproductive rights being flung around the Dail chamber like a sliotar is scarlet enough at the best of times, but Tuesday night’s debate about Ruth Coppinger’s bill (that the government rejected), just a few days before the anniversary of the needless death of Savita Halappanavar was almost too much. Here’s just 5 of the grossest moments from the night, some of which will be … Continue reading Top 5 Scarlet Moments From Repeal Dail Debate