Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
25 October 2017
Fight for the right to choose when and whether to have children: Fifty years ago the 1967 Abortion Act was signed into law - where are women's rights today?
24 August 2017
The real answer to tackling abuse is not racial profiling. It starts with fully funding essential services
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
2 November 2016
David Cameron has won an award for being this year's best "ally" of the LGBT rights movement from website PinkNews. An 'ally'. Because during his time as prime minister, marriage equality became a thing. Never mind the real impact of his party.
26 October 2016
Letters to the Socialist's editors including the Ched Evans case, Marmite brexit, NHS 'savings' and homelessness.
5 October 2016
A mass movement is developing in Poland against the Law and Justice-led government's reactionary bill which bans abortions. This has included demonstarions of hundreds of thousands and a women's strike on 3 October.
10 August 2016
The recent High Court ruling that the NHS should fund anti-HIV 'pre-exposure prophylaxis' (PrEP) drugs (pictured) has been widely celebrated. However, NHS bosses have vowed to appeal.
22 June 2016
Pride month 2016 comes at a time of increased attacks on LGBT people - not least the horrific massacre in Orlando
15 June 2016
Homophobia and transphobia do not come from one section of society. LGBT rights have recently been under attack in the US. This is not an 'Islam problem', it is a problem within capitalist society as a whole.
20 January 2016
Cologne sex attacks show need to fight sexism and racism: An article in the last Socialist responded to the mass and seemingly coordinated sexual assaults on women in Cologne
9 December 2015
It's the quiz of 2015, compiled by the Socialist. The questions are drawn from articles covering events in the UK and internationally during the last year. Good luck and season's greetings.
9 December 2015
On 30 November, in a landmark case, Belfast High Court ruled that Northern Ireland's archaic abortion laws contravene human rights and that terminations should be permitted in cases of fatal foetal abnormality and where pregnancy is the result of sexual crime.
2 December 2015
It's hard to believe that in the 1990s, articles were appearing asking: "Is the future female?" and "Are we witnessing a genderquake?" Women are still a long way from being liberated.
23 September 2015
Short dispatches on the different worlds of workers and the rich. 'Pig Gate', death caused by 'fit to work' assessment, hero cabin crew pay cut.
1 July 2015
Today's Pride, sponsored by Barclays, Boris Johnson, Asda etc, focuses on the commercial and personal, not the political
12 December 2012
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex activists, and human rights campaigners, protested outside the Ugandan High Commission in London on 10 December against a repressive bill currently going through the Ugandan parliament
31 October 2012
The revelations about Jimmy Savile's serial sexual assaults and rape of children over decades will disgust many from the 'Jim'll Fix It' generation, writes Eleanor Donne.
29 August 2012
George Galloway, Respect Party MP for Bradford West, revealed disturbing ignorance and misogyny in his recent podcast about the rape allegations against Julian Assange, founder of the WikiLeaks website and scourge of the political and military establishment, writes Eleanor Donne.
22 February 2012
The Con-Dems' all-out assault on public services hits everyone - but some groups in society suffer disproportionately...
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