Reports and Campaigns
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Reports and campaigns:
17 August 2011
Brighton: This year Pride in Brighton charged an entrance fee for the first time. This excluded many working class LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer) people on low incomes
6 July 2011
Review: In 2010, Rise Against's lead singer Tim McIlrath said the band's motivation to tour almost continuously for the past eleven years was to influence the social conscience, writes Hannah Bastow.
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.
5 April 2011
COMBATTING ANTI-gay prejudice and discrimination and fighting for legal reform is a vital task for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, writes Marc Vallee, Socialist Party National LGBT Group Convenor.
5 April 2011
I HAVE been taking part in PRIDE for around 15 years. I am increasingly saddened to see the event become more and more depoliticised and profit-driven. This started with the separating off of the march...
16 March 2011
The Socialist Party LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans) group met in London on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 March, writes Abigail Parkinson Southampton Socialist Party.
4 August 2010
Leeds Socialist Party members formed a very visible and vocal contingent on the Leeds LGBT Pride march around Leeds city centre on 1 August, handing out leaflets calling for a united fight against homophobia and transphobia as part of the wider struggle for socialism...
7 July 2010
PRIDE STARTED 40 years ago as a political demonstration for gay rights. London Pride 2010 on 3 July was a carnival, with politics only at the fringes. The gay establishment claim that lesbian, gay, bisexual...
16 June 2010
Join the socialists at London Pride on 3 July: Contact email@example.com or phone 020 8988 8772 for details, writes Socialist Party Summer Camp.
2 June 2010
On Saturday 29 May, Socialist Party activists from across the West Midlands region campaigned at Birmingham's annual LGBT Pride event, writes Jennifer O'Sullivan, Birmingham Socialist Party.
7 April 2010
THE COMMENTS of shadow home secretary Chris Grayling last week show the continued existence of anti-gay prejudice in the Conservative Party, writes Ian Pattison, Leeds Socialist Party.
31 March 2010
DAVID CAMERON looked flustered and awkward in a televised interview with Gay Times' Martin Popplewell last week, writes Dave Younger, LGBT organiser, Leeds Socialist Party.
28 October 2009
Comment: Jan Moir, a Daily Mail journalist, has provoked outrage with a blatantly homophobic column attacking the recently deceased Boyzone singer, Stephen Gately, writes Conor Payne, Socialist Party Ireland.
30 August 2009
FRUSTRATED BY the inaction of the Obama administration and unwilling to continue to accept their second-class status, gay rights activists have called a national march for equality in Washington, DC, on 11 October...
20 August 2009
Spanning more than 80 years, from the 1840s to the 1920s, Edward Carpenter was involved in the rise of mass industrial trade unions, working-class political representation and the struggle for women's equality. Manny Thain reviews Edward Carpenter: a life of liberty and love, by Sheila Rowbotham.
7 August 2009
WIDESPREAD ANGER greeted the news that the far-right, racist, BNP won two seats in the recent European parliament elections, not least from those in society who are scapegoated by the BNP's poisonous ideas...
25 July 2009
The far-right, racist and homophobic British National Party won two MEPs in the European parliament. That's a warning to all of us on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender scenes...
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