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25 July 2018
Initial estimates put the draw for Northern Pride in Newcastle at way over 10,000. LGBT+ people from across Britain were drawn to the energetic and vibrant event to celebrate our sexuality.
25 July 2018
The biggest Bristol Pride yet took place on the 14 June. Following the attempts by anti-trans rights campaigners to hijack London pride, Bristol Socialist Party was out campaigning to support trans rights and fight for the rights of all LGBT+ people and oppressed groups in society.
25 July 2018
Two thirds of LGBT+ people are afraid of holding their partner's hand in public, or being open about their sexuality for fear of a negative reaction.
30 May 2018
On 25 May, Irish citizens voted decisively to repeal the 8th Amendment, a resounding rejection of the abortion ban and misogynistic ideas about women and our bodies. The Yes vote won a landslide 66% and in all but one county.
23 May 2018
On 24 May 1988 Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988 was enacted in England, Scotland and Wales by Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government.
23 May 2018
Organisers of Sheffield Pride have sparked criticism of the event after calling Pride a "celebration, not a protest."
18 April 2018
Film - 120 BPM: Activists in 'Act Up' in the 1980s and 90s organised militant political action against the ongoing Aids crisis
22 November 2017
This shift in attitudes is in large part because of the tireless efforts of LGBT+ rights activists
6 September 2017
Non-fiction review: Pride: 'Pride' tells the story of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM). The group struggled alongside miners and their families in south Wales during the 1984-85 strike
9 August 2017
Socialist Party members joined an excellent Leeds Pride on 5 August. It was the biggest ever Pride parade in Leeds, with over 40,000 attending
12 July 2017
"Build a fighting socialist movement for LGBT+ rights!"
6 July 2017
When the Soviet Criminal Code was established in 1922, male homosexuality was not included as a criminal act
5 July 2017
Michael Johnson, from the Socialist Party's LGBT group, highlights some of the issues being discussed in this year's Pride celebrations and examines the lessons of the Russian revolution for the struggle for LGBT+ rights today
21 June 2017
There was a real carnival atmosphere not just because it was Pride - but as one person said: "It's like a weight of nasty politics is off my shoulders"
14 June 2017
For a real cross-community socialist alternative: Theresa May's humiliating failure to win a parliamentary majority has placed the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) at the centre of UK politics, with the party set to prop up the Tories through a 'confidence and supply' agreement, writes Daniel Waldron, Socialist Party Northern Ireland (CWI Ireland).
13 June 2017
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) is going to prop up May's weakened Tory government. LGBT+ people will rightly be outraged
31 May 2017
Lesbian, gay and bisexual people in Britain are reporting lower personal wellbeing than straight people in all areas measured by the Office for National Statistics
24 May 2017
Short stories from other sections and co-thinkers of the Committee for a Workers' International. Russia arrests socialists backing LGBT+ rights; solidarity march in Sweden; police exposed in Jobstown trial
26 April 2017
Around 400 people gathered in Leeds on 22 April to rally in solidarity with LGBT+ people facing violence and imprisonment in Chechnya, Russia.
22 March 2017
The sectarian nature of the election - as well as the perceived pressure on voters to vote 'tactically' given a reduction in the number of seats - in general served to knock back forces seen as challenging the establishment from the left
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