Resources

Links to feminist material that relates to Iceland

Organisations

Association for Body Respect
Facebook

Bjarkarhlíð
Family Justice Centre for Survivors of Violence.
Counselling, support and information.
Information in English

Black Lives Matter Iceland
Icelandic chapter of the Black Lives Matter Movement
Facebook

Drekaslóð
Education- and Service Centre for victims of violence and their families.

Fávitar
Idiots
A campaign against digital, and other forms of sexual violence
Instagram
Grapevine article in English

Femínistafélag Háskóla Íslands
Feminist organization of the University of Iceland

Flóra
A feminist publication, about every subject matter imaginable, that calls for increased diversity in Icelandic media flora.
Instagram
Facebook

Fokk Ofbeldi
Fuck Violence
UN Women campaign against gender based violence

Hinsegin frá Ö til A
Queer from Ö til A
Explaining key queer concepts in Icelandic – They also have the English words so can work as a sort of dictionary, but is focused on and around Icelandic

Karlmennskan
A mans view on toxic masculinity and how to fight against it.
Instagram
Facebook
Grapevine article in English

Kona er nefnd
Podcast about women throughout history
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter

Konubókastofa
Womens Book Room
Library outside of Reykjavík (Eyrarbakki) dedicated to preserving literature written by Icelandic women.

Knuz.is
Feminist e-zine in Icelandic
Facebook

Kvennafrí
Protesting the gender pay gap and urging women to stop working at 14:55 on October 24th.

Kvennasögusafn
Women’s History museum

The Icelandic Women’s Rights Association
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter
YouTube

Reykjavík Slut Walk

Samtökin ’78
The national queer organisation of Iceland
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter
YouTube

Stelpur rokka!
Girls Rock! Iceland
A volunteer-run non-profit organization working to empower girls, trans boys, gender queer and intersex youth through music.

Stígamót
Education and Counseling Center for Survivors of Sexual Abuse and Violence.

Tabú
Feminist disability organization
Facebook
Instagram

Individuals

Elísabet Ýr Atladóttir
Feminist activist
Twitter

Freyja Haraldsdóttir – Feminist disability activist
Instagram
Facebook

Hildur Lilliendahl
Feminist activist
Twitter

Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir
Iceland’s first female Prime Minister and the world’s first openly gay prime minister
Alþingi

Katrín Jakobsdóttir
Current Prime Minister of Iceland – Second female Prime Minister of Iceland
Twitter

Skútan okkar
Embla Guðrúnar Ágústsdóttir and Valgerður Bláklukka Gjölnisdóttir
On going through IVF as lesbian and disabled
Instagram
YouTube

Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir (Owl Fisher)
Trans rights activist
Instagram
Twitter
Writing for Metro.co.uk
Writing for the Guardian

Vigdís Finnbogadóttir
The world’s first democratically directly elected female president

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