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What was ClearLines?

For 4 days in July/August 2015, comedians, performers, journalists, writers, visual artists, cartoonists, psychologists, activists, therapists, and the public came together in a vibrant, funny, very human exploration of themes around sexual abuse, sexual violence, and consent. You can see an example of one of the sessions below and watch more on our film pagehere.


Latest news

#itsnotok – Films of the Clearlines Festival are now online!

The first ever Sexual Abuse and Sexual Violence Awareness Week is taking place from the 1st-7th February 2016 to help public, statutory and third sector organisations to participate in a discussion about sexual abuse and sexual violence. During the week initiatives like Clearlines Festival and organisations, individuals and groups working in this area or affected by these issues […]

Prize Shortlistings & Our Crowdfunder Backers

We are so thrilled to announce that Clear Lines has been nominated for the Emma Humphreys Memorial Prize, awarded annually to recognise women who work against male violence.  It is truly an honor to be shortlisted for the Group Award, alongside three fantastic organizations: Million Women Rise, Sisters Uncut, and Rights of Women. Our Co-Founders […]

Thanks for making Clear Lines a success!

We’re proud to say the first-ever Clear Lines Festival was a great success!  From last Thursday until Sunday, Old Paradise Yard in Lambeth hosted a truly special gathering of speakers, artists, survivors, experts, and festival-goers — all eager to engage in an open, honest, authentic conversation about sexual assault and consent.  We could not have […]

The sun is shining, cakes have been freshly baked – Day 3 of Clear Lines Festival is about to begin!

Clear Lines Festival is now in full swing. Yesterday at Day 2 we started the day with a panel of legal experts from festival sponsors international law firm McAllister Olivarius discussing how we can challenge sexual harassment and damaging workplace cultures, as well as positive developments in the law on revenge pornography. At our media […]

Speakers and artists

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Our Crowdfunders

Read our blog post for a full list of supporters: Prize Shortlistings & Our Crowdfunder Backers