Reports and Campaigns
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20 August 2014
Thousands gathered in Leeds on Sunday 3 August for the city's annual LGBT Pride march. As with previous years there was a strong presence from trade unions and other activists
2 July 2014
The 2014 London LGBT Pride march was held on 28 June. The Socialist Party was there with stalls, leaflets, petitions and selling the Socialist, writes Elenor Haven.
12 February 2014
On the first day of the Sochi Olympics, over 100 people in Brighton showed solidarity with people being oppressed as a result of Russia's anti-gay laws
5 February 2014
When the International Olympic Committee awarded the 2014 winter Olympics to the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, eyebrows were raised at the cost of $12 billion
5 August 2013
15,000 people march in Leeds to celebrate Pride and oppose cuts
15 July 2013
Bristol Pride was held on a very sunny Saturday 13th and had a very carnival feeling to it with music and drinking in the sunshine
3 July 2013
Pride in St Petersburg on 29 June was met with violence, both from anti-gay protestors and the police
29 May 2013
When MPs decided to debate amendments to the Con-Dems' 'gay marriage' bill, most people probably braced themselves for a bit of homophobia disguised as concern over religion, writes Michael Johnson.
4 September 2012
In a sign of the changing mood and outlook of many LGBT workers and young people, this year's Mardi Gras in Cardiff on Saturday featured a protest march for the first time (in addition to the festival itself, held in Bute Park), writes Sarah Mayo
18 August 2012
Dressed in brightly coloured balaclavas and costumes inspired by the punk group Pussy Riot, over 200 people gathered in Leeds city centre to protest against the treatment of the group in Russia
25 July 2012
Commercialism vs politics: Newcastle Pride took place on Saturday 21 July. It soon became clear that the march was going to be bigger than last year.
11 July 2012
25,000 marchers took to the streets of London for Pride last Saturday. Pride is the largest LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans) event in the UK but many of the marchers were saying that it was an organisational...
4 July 2012
In 78 countries, homosexual acts are still illegal. In five of these the maximum penalty is death. In Ukraine a law is currently being considered that would make it illegal to talk about lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) issues in the media. As internationalists, socialists oppose oppression around the globe.
16 May 2012
More attacks on workers and their rights: This year's Queen's Speech has been dismissed by press commentators as 'lacking in substance'. But that doesn't mean it doesn't contain some more poison for workers.
4 April 2012
The Con-Dem government recently rolled out a consultation about same-sex marriage. Lesbian, gay, and bisexual people can enter civil partnerships that offer the same legal rights as marriage
22 February 2012
The Con-Dems' all-out assault on public services hits everyone - but some groups in society suffer disproportionately...
6 July 2011
No to cuts! No to discrimination!: Members of the Socialist Party's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) group and London party members took anti-cuts campaigning to Pride London on 2 July, writes Greg Randall, Socialist Party LGBT group.
29 June 2011
LGBT (lesbian, gay bisexual and trans) firefighters organised by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) are refusing to march at Pride London on Saturday 2 July under the banner of their employer, the London Fire Brigade, writes Socialist Party LGBT group convenor.
20 April 2011
On 15 April, the John Snow pub in London's Soho had angry protests outside its doors after two gay men, James Bull and Jonathan Williams, were ejected for kissing...
5 April 2011
'OUT, PROUD and militant' is the Socialist Party Lesbian Gay Bisexual & Transgender (LGBT) Group message at this year's Pride, writes Manny Thain.
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