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

Repeal The 8th – A Global Gathering

Here’s the story… We at the Scarlet Brigade are, as you can imagine, SCARLET for Ireland’s 8th amendment. We are mortified at the state of our nation’s archaic abortion laws and the direct and negative impact they have on women’s rights, and we are not alone. The thing is, we live abroad and feel a bit disconnected from the conversation and we want to have … Continue reading Repeal The 8th – A Global Gathering

This Is 2016

Scarlet heads… IT’S TIME TO REPEAL THE SCARLET. GET UP!!!!! The world is FUUUUUUUUUUUUCCCCCKKKKKKEDDDDDD. Everyone is wreckin’ the gaff. We here at scarlet hq are fucking SICK of it. The hashtags and facebook rants are great for getting the scarlet outta ya, keep it up. Hashtag till your fucking eyeballs fall out of your morto head, but it’s NOT ENOUGH! We are beyond fucking angry at the … Continue reading This Is 2016