Scarlet For The 8th – A Global March For Choice

Once you get scarlet fever, there’s very little you can do about it. Anything can trigger it and the symptoms can vary widely. From a slight toe curl cringe at the sight of a Kardashian, to a full on scarleptic fit when you get a flashback to this photo of Enda Kenny being caught rapid on his way for a bag of cans with d … Continue reading Scarlet For The 8th – A Global March For Choice

#COPONCOMRADES

SCARLET FOR THE PATRIARCHY “We are a group of activist women from a wide variety of backgrounds, races, ethnicities, and sexual orientations. Last week, a good number of the left-wing men we work and organise with seriously disappointed us. These men – our friends, our fellow trade unionists, activists, writers, organisers, and artists – shared and commented on a reductive and damaging article written by … Continue reading #COPONCOMRADES

BREAKING SCARLET: Enda Kenny’s LinkedIn Profile Discovered Online

The rumours of Enda Kenny’s imminent departure are proving to be true after his LinkedIn profile was found online. In another classic fuck up by Enda, he prematurely updated said profile before he had officially stepped down as our scarlet leader. In the shocking discovery, which LinkedIn have called their most “scarlet profile by far,” Enda states that he is currently on the dole and seeking disability allowance due to whiplash … Continue reading BREAKING SCARLET: Enda Kenny’s LinkedIn Profile Discovered Online

Scarlet-Proof STRIKE

International Women’s Day. March 8th, 2017. More than 50 international strikes. For change. For choice. For equality. There is a war on women happening worldwide and we have had ENOUGH. We are fighting back, and solidarity is our weapon. Yesterday, millions of people stood up in solidarity to demand change and justice for ALL women. Here are some of the great moments from around the world, in what … Continue reading Scarlet-Proof STRIKE

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

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

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

Repeal The 8th | GLOBAL GATHERING

Just over two months ago, we were almost dead from the scarlet due to Ireland’s 8th amendment.  We decided we wanted to do something about it, despite the fact that we’re not in Ireland at the moment, which is where the idea of the global gatherings came about. We knew as Irish diaspora, that there had to be others like us who were feeling disconnected from this … Continue reading Repeal The 8th | GLOBAL GATHERING