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Women's Liberation Conference 1978 Birmingham

April 1978 to April 1978

The last ever national was held in Birmingham in April 1978 at Ladywood School. The motion to have a separate freestanding seventh demand of the Women's Liberation Movement, 'An end to discrimination against lesbians', was passed. However, the friction, clashes and splits between different factions of the movement, including around race, class and between and , particularly / '' marked the end of the possibility of a single continuing from then onwards.

A number of our contributors recall their role in either organising or participating in the event and the repercussions of what happened that weekend.

Womens Liberation Conference plenary - photo from Guardian article by Anna Coote
Birmingham Women's Liberation Conference plenary April 24th 1978

photo from Guardian article by Anna Coote  Click here to read Anna Coote's article


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