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Thousands join Birmingham Pride

Thousands join Birmingham Pride Joy and politics at the LGBT+ Pride march

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

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

Reports round-up 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

Hundreds protest for LGBT+ rights outside Russian embassy in London 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

LETTERS: Students’ solidarity flushed transphobia down the toilet 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

Sexual liberation in the  Russian Revolution 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.

Kiss-in defies shop bosses' homophobia in Hackney

16 August 2016
Around 200 LGBT+ people and supporters joined a mass “kiss-in” in a Sainsbury’s supermarket branch in Hackney, east London, last Saturday.

LETTERS: I came to seek asylum—but they locked me up instead

16 August 2016
I come from Cameroon, where it is illegal to be gay. In 2012 I was caught with another man in a hotel and arrested.

Reports round-up: Anti-fascists humiliate Nazi EDL in Nottingham

09 August 2016
Also: Unions slam payouts for post office bosses | Walkouts can win at London Met | Pride marches in Brighton and Leeds | Sussex hospital drivers vote to strike for liabilities | Nationwide gets shifty in Swindon | Cleaners' fight is over at 100 Wood Street | French state plans attack on ‘jungle’ | Protest in Brixton against arch-enemy council | Magistrates find against reverend’s tax protest

LETTERS: NHS treats LGBT+ people like second class citizens

09 August 2016
Several leading media outlets have responded to ground-breaking advances in HIV prevention with homophobic slurs.

Reports round-up: ‘We are the gays and we don’t like May’ say Norwich Pride marchers

02 August 2016
LGBT+ marchers at Norwich Pride | Engineers ballot at Network Rail | VTEC rail workers could strike against cuts | Prudential ballot against outsourcing | Job losses at Lloyds bank | Shop fitters slam HMY Radford pay offer | Journalists resist restructuring at Trinity Mirror

10,000 say no to racism and homophobia at Pride in Newcastle

19 July 2016
Around 10,000 people marched through Newcastle as part of the annual Pride demonstration last Saturday.

Protesters put the politics back into a corporatised London Pride march

25 June 2016
Tens of thousands of people marched through London on the huge LGBT+ Pride march today, Saturday.

How can we win sexual liberation?

21 June 2016
On the first Pride demonstration in London in 1972 cops openly shouted homophobic abuse and were aggressive towards the 2,000 marchers.

After the homophobic massacre in Orlando, don't let the right divide us

14 June 2016
At least 49 LGBT+ people have been killed and scores more wounded by a horrific homophobic attack on the Pulse night club in Orlando, United States in the early hours of Sunday.

US activists say no to bigotry and racism after homophobic massacre

14 June 2016
The homophobic massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, last Sunday horrified people across the world. Nicola Field and Eric Fretz report from New York's Stonewall Inn

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