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Fight against transphobia

Fight against transphobia The Tories could drop plans to give trans people the right to self-identify under the guise of “protecting children”, according to the Sunday Times newspaper.

Divisions tear through Labour on the eve of leadership vote

Divisions tear through Labour on the eve of leadership vote As members begin voting for the next Labour leader this week, debates about transphobia, Palestine solidarity and the party’s election defeat are raging, reports Nick Clark

Outrage after homophobic assault in Chelmsford

Outrage after homophobic assault in Chelmsford A man in Chelmsford, Essex, suffered a brutal homophobic assault on Sunday of last week.

The fight for trans rights

The fight for trans rights A new book by Laura Miles looks at the origins of trans people’s oppression, and what socialists should say. Tomáš Tengely-Evans read it—and says you should too

Outrage after lesbian attacked in Sunderland

Outrage after lesbian attacked in Sunderland A lesbian woman was targeted in a vicious homophobic attack in Sunderland last week.

Letters—don’t believe the myth that trans rights threaten women

Letters—don’t believe the myth that trans rights threaten women Socialists should campaign for reform of the Gender Recognition Act to allow individuals to self-identify their own gender

Bigots organise to block new relationships and sex lessons

06 January 2020
Bigots are organising to scupper the rollout of LGBT+ equality lessons in schools.

Reviews round-up: Art from the front lines of protest

10 December 2019
The art of protest

Reports round up: McStrike on menu at 6 stores

05 November 2019
McDonald’s fast food workers who are members of the Bakers Food and Allied Workers’ union (Bfawu) were set to strike at six sites across south London London next Tuesday.

Letters—We hope our strike at Beis encourages others to fight

29 October 2019
After being on indefinite strike since the middle of July, I and the other cleaners at the department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (Beis) finally have our victory.

Reports round-up: Success for UCL fightback and more

22 October 2019
Cleaners, security workers and caterers at University College London (UCL) have scored a victory.

LGBT+ round up: Activists hold firm against hate on Soho protest

17 September 2019
LGBT+ activists staged a “holding-of-hands” protest in Soho, central London, on Friday of last week against a spike in hate crime.

Join action against LGBT+ hate

10 September 2019
Stand Up to LGBTQ+ Hate Crime—an alliance of LGBTQ+, anti-Islamophobia and anti-racism campaign groups—was set to hold its second action against hate crime on Friday this week.

Protesters stage ‘kiss-in’ in London against bigotry and LGBT+ hate

17 August 2019
LGBT+ people staged a “kiss-in” to beat back the bigots in London’s Parliament Square on Friday.

LGBT+ activists organise ‘kiss-in’ against the bigots

13 August 2019
A coalition of LGBT+ groups was set to hold a “kiss-in” in Parliament Square, central London, on Friday.

Tories lent on Birmingham school to suspend LGBT+ lessons

30 July 2019
The Tory government put “extreme pressure” on a primary school to drop LGBT+ lessons, according to school bosses.

Defend LGBT+ Education

16 July 2019
LGBT+ education is under attack. That was the message from a BBC Panorama programme this week.

Pride marchers celebrate - and demand more rights

06 July 2019
Around 1.5 million people came out for the Pride in London festival on Saturday.

‘Pride is a chance to show anger at the attacks on us’

02 July 2019
Pride marches should see outpourings of anger against the rise of attacks on LGBT+ people that we’ve seen in recent weeks.

Remember Stonewall was a riot

24 June 2019
The Stonewall Riots started a movement for gay liberation. Attacks on LGBT+ people show that five decades later we still need its militancy, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

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