Socialist Worker

Oppression in numbers

Issue No. 2289

  • Working class LGBT people in London face 43 percent funding cuts to health support organisations. Even benefit claimants with HIV are being forced into work
  • Even before the crisis unemployment for trans people was triple the national average. In Brighton and Hove, 26 percent of trans people are unemployed. And 60 percent earn less than £10,000 a year
  • Fifty percent of LGBT people work over the age of 70, compared with 6 percent of heterosexual people

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