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ANNOUNCEMENT – BENDER DEFENDERS ONLINE DEFENCE TRAINING PROGRAMME- Bender Defenders Training – Divine Special! Saturday February 20th 11am-12.30pm – facebook event page here.

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A message from your trainer Luca – ‘Here is the link for Saturday February 20th morning at 11:00am, this time we’ll have a Divine inspired workout: we shall exercise like wildfire for a total of 45 minutes (stretching and breathing will follow). Get ready to be very sweaty and feel like a powerful menace afterwards.
I will be wearing lipstick: feel free to join me if you fancy.
For this session you will only need a yoga matt or a towel.Look forward to seeing you all!
Love love love, Luca’

Bank details (recommended donation £5 but give what you can):

name: Isabella Giraldi
sort code: 04-00-04
acc. number: 26469967

Zoom link:

Topic: Bender Defender Workout
Time: Feb 20, 2021 11:00 AM London

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Meeting ID: 873 097 0849
Passcode: CX4X01

Classes are every Saturday at the same time – zoom links to be updated here.

Interested? Skill up, wear the jackets, take to the streets. Fight back.


Inspired by the immortal actions of our patron saints Ash Kaur (part of the first Benders lesbian Muslim couple along with Iqra) standing up to homophobes here at min. 6.20 and Patron Saint Phil Mitchell after punching homophobic Jonny Highway and his ‘disgusting muck-loving faggot’ abuse WE ARE PROUD TO LAUNCH  BENDER DEFENDERS Needs You! – Bender Defenders is a new street defence movement confronting rising hate crime. In London pre pandemic we witnessed more attacks AND WE AIN’T GONNA STAND FOR IT after the pandemic. Wear the jackets, take to the streets. Fight back. Sign up to our public facebook page ‘BECOME A BENDER DEFENDER’ here. Contact us at to register interest. 


Would you like to pre-order one of the first 100 jackets (£60 each)? Send us your design request – either Ash or Phil – and size to – they come in burgundy, petrol blue, green and black and in sizes small, medium, large and extra-large

Do you work in media, fashion, entertainment, venues, music and would like some BENDER DEFENDER product placement? Then send your order request to

Do you work in the nightclub industry, music and events? Then send your order request to

Are you a lawyer who can provide legal support to our growing BENDER DEFENDERS network? Then email

Would you like to be trained up as part of the BENDER DEFENDER stop-hate-crime street network on buses and outside of bars? Then email

Are you a mum who wants to defend your queer child? Then join the BENDER DEFENDER MUMS WING by emailing

Watch this space for the announcement of the Bender Defender training programme.

Are you a fascist, bigot or homophobe? Then you can F*CK OFF.

Ash design by the brilliant Miss Bad Child at and Phil design by the great Mark Glasgow at

Printing through ‘No Sweat(shop)’ clothing at