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Sweetheart—an LGBT+ film without the usual tragedy

Sweetheart—an LGBT+ film without the usual tragedy Sweetheart is an endearing and sweet coming of age film about family, falling in love and finding out who you are

Labour uses transphobia in an appeal to right and Tory voters

Labour uses transphobia in an appeal to right and Tory voters The Labour Party is throwing oppressed people under the bus in a bid to win over Tory voters.

Liverpool Pride + Royal Parks + Dpac protest + GKN + Weetabix

Liverpool Pride + Royal Parks + Dpac protest + GKN + Weetabix ‘Pride is not for profit,’ say Merseyside marchers

Letters—Unions should boost climate fight, not back nuclear power

Letters—Unions should boost climate fight, not back nuclear power ​​​​​​​I believe the NEU union was wrong to support the GMB’s motion on climate change at this years TUC congress.

Brazil’s right wingers on the streets are trying to subvert democracy

Brazil’s right wingers on the streets are trying to subvert democracy Supporters of president Jair Bolsonaro hope their mobilisations and military pressure will keep him in office

Letters—As an Afghan, I rejoice at the end of Western occupation

Letters—As an Afghan, I rejoice at the end of Western occupation Being an elderly Afghan, I have despaired about the two grim decades of the British invasion.

Thousands join protest to reclaim Pride and call for LGBT+ liberation

24 July 2021
A few thousand joined the Reclaim Pride protest in central London. It marched from Parliament Square to Hyde Park to return to the radical roots of pride.

Protest wants to reclaim pride

20 July 2021
Reclaim Pride is set to go ahead on Saturday to tell Boris Johnson “to stop stalling on LGBT+ rights” and march for LGBT+ liberation.

Letters—Johnson plays a dangerous game with our health

29 June 2021
The government is putting profit before health—again. This time it’s to prioritise football matches.

10,000 demand trans rights now on militant march in London

26 June 2021
It was twice the size of last year's protest—and shows the growing anger at the Tories' attacks on trans rights.

LETTERS—John Bercow joining Labour signals its rightward shift

26 June 2021
The shadow Justice minister Karl Turner is “delighted” that the last speaker of the House of Commons, John Bercow has defected from the Tories to join Labour. This is a view strangely echoed by John McDonnell.

Join protests against transphobia this weekend

22 June 2021
London Trans+ pride was set to go ahead on Saturday of this week in the wake of rising transphobia.

Internalised homophobia, sexism, and ‘sounding gay’

08 June 2021
David Thorpe’s documentary Do I Sound Gay? follows his journey through speech therapy as he attempts to adjust his voice

What does it mean to be non-binary?

30 May 2021
The Tories’ determination not to recognise people who are non-binary helps spread fear and prejudice. Isabel Ringrose spoke to people at the sharp end of this pernicious form of discrimination

Cowboys—a Western that’s also a coming out journey

03 May 2021
A trans boy and his father go on the run in search of freedom, in this welcome exploration of the tensions that can accompany coming out

Safe—stories of survival

20 April 2021
Safe—a new digital theatre production—tells the real stories of four young LGBT+ people facing homelessness or living in difficult circumstances

Letters—British Gas workers suffer at hands of selfish bosses

17 April 2021
Over the last five years British Gas has dumped on employees from the highest height with countless business area closures, restructures, shift changes and wage freezes.

Pandemic has worsened inequality and state repression, warns Amnesty report

08 April 2021
Inequality, oppression and state repression have deepened across the globe during the pandemic, according to a damning new report.

Letters—The police put us in danger at protests in Newcastle

26 March 2021
Our demonstration in Newcastle against the police bill and violence against women wasn’t as dramatic as the one in Bristol. But the police made us less safe.

LETTERS—Smash the capitalist system that causes women’s oppression

13 March 2021
I was not shocked to discover that recent research has found almost all young women in Britain have experienced sexual harassment.

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