Tag: LGBTQ

From Stonewall to Black Lives Matter

Thinking about rebellion: Keegan O’Brien reflects on the threads that connect the Stonewall Riots to the contemporary Black Lives Matter movement.
The AIDS Quilt memorial laid out in an open square.

Safer sex – lessons from the AIDS crisis

Colin Wilson remembers the community responses to the AIDS crisis in the 1980s.

The Politics of Monsters

Caliban's Revolt celebrates the capacity of the monster to terrorise the powers that be.

Photo report: Trans+ Pride 2019

On 14 September, London saw its first ever Trans+ Pride. Photos by Steve Eason.

#DearBA – End deportations now!

As long as British Airways accepts contracts from the British government to fly people to their deaths, they have blood on their hands.

What future for Ireland? 50 years after British troops went in

Eamonn McCann and Maev McDaid talk about the political situation in Ireland 50 years on from British troops going in, as the DUP prop up a Tory British government grappling with Brexit, and in the light of struggles for women's and LGBTQ rights on both sides of the border. Eamonn McCann is the author of "War and an Irish Town" and a People Before Profit Councillor in Derry. Maev McDaid is a researcher, reproductive rights activist and socialist from Derry. Free professional childcare is available, but must be booked at least a week in advance.

Waltham Forest Pride: we can’t arrest our way to liberation

Police protection for LGBT people may be a mark of social progress - but liberation does not come from getting the cops on side
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What future for Ireland, 50 years after British troops went in?

On 22 August Eamonn McCann and Maev McDaid will be speaking in London about the political situation in Ireland 50 years on from British troops going in.

Review: Contralto

Kate Bradley reviews Contralto, a one-hour work for video, strings, and percussion that features a cast of transgender women

Beyond taking sides on No Outsiders

To understand the controversy about LGBT lessons in schools, we need to understand the oppression of both LGBT people and the Muslim community.