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LETTERS: Turkey’s ban on Pride shows Erdogan fears a united fight

LETTERS: Turkey’s ban on Pride shows Erdogan fears a united fight On Sunday 2 July the Turkish state crushed Istanbul’s LGBT+ Pride celebrations for the third year in a row.

No Pride in capitalism

No Pride in capitalism A lot has changed since the first Pride march in London in 1972.

Reports round up: Hundreds join Oxford Pride march

Reports round up: Hundreds join Oxford Pride march Firefighters in the West Midlands have delivered a thumping vote for strikes in response to “exploitative” new contracts.

Pride is a celebration—but can also be a protest

Pride is a celebration—but can also be a protest Tens of thousands of people took part in the Birmingham Pride LGBT+ march and festival last weekend.

Australia’s vote for marriage equality is a victory, but not the end

Australia’s vote for marriage equality is a victory, but not the end Australians have voted overwhelmingly in favour of legalising marriage equality, sparking off celebration rallies of thousands around the country.

Reports round-up: HMRC workers protest against the pay cap

Reports round-up: HMRC workers protest against the pay cap Also: Demo against Trump | Strike vote at Chivas | Picturehouse ready for new strikes | Ballot at Coventry children's services | Post Office pay ballot | Conviction overturned for nuclear protesters

A beginning of the end for shame

28 July 2017
The contradictory Sexual Offences Act of 1967 didn’t stop gay oppression in Britain—but it was an early harbinger of revolts that won much more, writes Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Pride should be political, no matter what the organisers and corporate bosses say

08 July 2017
 London Pride celebrates LGBT+ rights, but firefighters should lead it, not banks

Workers’ revolution ushered in an era of sexual liberation

04 July 2017
For the rights of LGBT+ people and women, revolutionary Russia was decades ahead of its time—and shows what is possible when workers unite

Why does the right hate sex?

04 July 2017
Right wingers have always hated women and LGBT+ people—and it’s all because of the capitalist system that wants to control our sexuality, argues Tomáš Tengely-Evans

Thousands join Birmingham Pride

30 May 2017
Joy and politics at the LGBT+ Pride march

Reports round-up: March shows solidarity with LGBT+ people in Chechnya

25 April 2017
Also: Strikes at Fujitsu | May Day walkout at Picturehouse | Ballots at Cemex and Hinckley Point | Woolwich ferry action suspended | Climate protest against Trump | Janitors strike | 70,000 to vote | delay in Kirklees

Reports round-up

18 April 2017
Includes short reports from the latest strikes in manufacturing, IT services, higher education, local government, plus news from abortion rights, housing and climate change campaigns

Hundreds protest for LGBT+ rights outside Russian embassy in London

12 April 2017
Over 600 LGBT+ people and their supporters joined a protest outside the Russian embassy in west London last night, Wednesday. 

LETTERS: Students’ solidarity flushed transphobia down the toilet

28 February 2017
A friend of mine, a 16 year old transgender woman at college in London, recently had major problems with transphobic bathroom rules.

Sexual liberation in the Russian Revolution

14 February 2017
The 1917 Russian Revolution saw many gains for LGBT+ rights. These were inseparable from the fight for socialism

How do we beat Trump?

31 January 2017
After huge protests against Donald Trump, activists from across the United States told Socialist Worker about how they’re organising to bring down the monster in the White House

Reports round-up: Anger at death of Trans woman in prison

24 January 2017
Also: Unison Black Members vote for free movement | London university cleaners fight back | Nuclear strike for pensions | Tip-top win at Harrods | Solidarity halts disciplinary at Edinburgh College | Simon O'Hara returns to work | Defending community halls in south London | Stop Nazi EDL in Rotherham | Peterborough post workers may strike | Fire bosses send home firefighters | Climate refugees conference planned | New offer at Fujitsu | Don’t slice our jobs, say pizza workers

Reports round-up: Nazis have a wet weekend in Maidstone

10 January 2017
Also: Unions go nuclear in pensions fight | Post union must stand firm on pensions | Shutdown at Fujitsu Manchester | Picturehouse strikes again? | Racist Ukip isn’t welcome in Bolton | Councils face fury over latest cuts | Support the left in lecturers’ union | Protest called for trans prisoners | Socialist Worker appeal breaks target

Reports round-up

30 August 2016
Further education (FE) support workers held a protest outside pay talks with Scotland’s college bosses in Glasgow last Thursday.

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