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  • Big challenges lie ahead for the LGBT movement

    From the Tory-DUP alliance to the bigotry of Trump, there are many pressing issues that threaten LGBT equality, writes MARIA EXALL

    Thursday 6th Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • Spain: Gay rights demo draws big crowd

    HUNDREDS of thousands of people descended onto Madrid’s streets at the weekend to march for global LGBT rights.

    Fifty-two floats took the festivities, which was backed by all major political parties, through the Spanish capital, followed by a slow-moving mass of people decked out...

    Monday 3rd Jul 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • Virgin’s sponsorship of London Pride sparks fury among LGBT community

    LONDON Pride organisers angered LGBT activists yesterday following a series of blunders including an insulting advertising campaign and welcoming Virgin Atlantic as sponsors — despite the airline’s involvement in deporting gay asylum-seekers.

    The event tweeted to followers:...

    Friday 30th Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • Poland: Gays rights marchers stand up to intolerance

    TENS of thousands of people marched and danced through the streets of central Warsaw at the weekend during the city’s 17th annual Equality Parade.

    The marchers, estimated at 50,000 by organisers and 13,000 by police, appealed for stronger defiance of discrimination and greater...

    Monday 5th Jun 2017

    posted by Morning Star in World

  • LGBT groups to celebrate Manning’s release

    THE release of WikiLeaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning will be celebrated this evening at an event to mark International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia.

    Ms Manning, who will complete her transition out of prison, was handed a 35-year sentence in 2013 after sending...

    Wednesday 17th May 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • STUC: Unions to press for action on Chechnya

    SCOTTISH TUC unanimously backed an emergency motion yesterday condemning recent “extreme and violent” persecution of gay men in Chechnya.

    STUC LGBT+ workers’ committee member Sally Wilson warned that there had been a “state sponsored hate crime...

    Thursday 27th Apr 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Britain

  • How to avoid trans stereotyping?

    Trans people need to commit to working with other marginalised groups – because when those groups speak with a single voice, their concerns can no longer be dismissed as minority interests, writes DEBBIE HAYTON

    Saturday 15th Apr 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Features

  • United join forces with LGBT charity Stonewall

    Manchester United yesterday announced a partnership with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender charity Stonewall.

    United said the initiative will see them — Britain’s first football club to partner with Stonewall — work alongside the charity to help tackle LGBT...

    Wednesday 8th Mar 2017

    posted by Morning Star in Sport

  • LGBT Christians welcome church dismissal of report

    LGBT Christians have hailed a decision by the Church of England’s ruling body to throw out a controversial report on same-sex marriage as “a victory for love and equality.”

    The report by the House of Bishops, presented to the General Synod on Wednesday, had called for...

    Friday 17th Feb 2017

    posted by Paddy McGuffin in Britain

  • LGBT activists bash bishops’ ‘shameful’ marriage report

    DEMONSTRATORS sang hymns yesterday as they demanded the Church of England “stop gay hate” and end inequality outside the General Synod at Westminster’s Church House.

    Protesters called on members of the Synod to reject a “shameful” report from the House of...

    Thursday 16th Feb 2017

    posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain