'Free speech warrior' Kellie-Jay Keen is hosting a Standing For Women demonstration in Leeds today

Standing for Women founder Kellie-Jay Keen, known by her pseudonym Posie Parker, is hosting a demonstration in Leeds today.

By Abbey Maclure
Sunday, 20th September 2020, 6:00 am

Dubbed a 'free speech warrior' by her supporters, Kellie-Jay says the event will "create space for women to speak without fear, taking back the public square one corner at a time".

Campaigners say they are protesting against the "erasure of female-centric language" and "billionaire technocrats who are always ready to censor women".

The event will be held at Victoria Square, outside Leeds Art Gallery in the city centre, at 12.30pm.

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Standing for Women founderKellie-Jay Keen is hosting the demonstration at Victoria Square

It is the fourth Reclaiming The Public Square event Kellie-Jay has hosted.

The Leeds ReSisters group, which has campaigned against Leeds City Council's Managed Approach (MA) to the city's red light district, will join the demonstration.

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