A WEEK of LGBTQ pride celebrations began yesterday in a northern Pennine valley.
Calder Valley in West Yorkshire is bounded by steep hillsides below which nestle the small towns of Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Mytholmroyd, Luddendenfoot and Sowerby Bridge.
Both Todmorden and...
Tuesday 8th Aug 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
by Felicity Collier at Congress House
Sunday 9th Jul 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
BRADFORD Pride festival-goers will pay tributes today to victims of the bombings in Manchester during the annual event.
A minute’s applause and the release of 22 rainbow balloons, one for each of the people who were killed by the nail-bomb, will be held to commemorate their...
Saturday 27th May 2017
UGANDAN police broke up a gay pride event in the capital Kampala and arrested about 20 people yesterday, including gay rights leader Frank Mugisha.
He said a fashion show had been under way at a nightclub when police arrived and asked who the organisers were, handcuffing Mr Mugisha...
Saturday 6th Aug 2016
posted by Morning Star in World
LGBT activists staged a vigil outside London City Hall yesterday in protest over BAE Systems’ involvement in the capital’s annual Pride parade.
The vigil organisers, a coalition of LGBT, pacifist and anti-militarist groups, say the company’s participation is part of...
Wednesday 25th May 2016
A UNION activist who was viciously abused and had his car tyres slashed may have fallen victim to a fascist backlash egged on by government rhetoric, his branch warned yesterday.
Branch secretary John Burgess was organising pickets for Barnet Unison’s strike against council...
Saturday 11th Jul 2015
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Small band of activists injects politics back into parade
Monday 29th Jun 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
LABOUR leadership hopeful Jeremy Corbyn was “mobbed” by supporters on Saturday’s London Pride parade.
Mr Corbyn rushed back from a hustings event in Birmingham to join the huge trade union bloc.
Journalist Owen Jones was among supporters who took photos with a...
LGSM activists set to defy Pride organisers and march at front with trade unionists
Saturday 27th Jun 2015
Party’s bigotry makes it unsuitable, TUC hears