Small band of activists injects politics back into parade
Monday 29th Jun 2015
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
by Our Foreign Desk
THE world’s major cities were painted all the colours of the rainbow at the weekend as millions of people marched in gay pride parades.
The rallies were buoyed by the decision of the US Supreme Court on Friday — if only by a vote of five...
posted by Morning Star in World
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
LEGENDARY campaigner Mike Jackson is supporting Jeremy Corbyn’s bid to become Labour leader, the Morning Star can reveal.
Mr Jackson, a founding member of Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners, is backing the left candidate to return the party to its “core values.”
posted by Luke James in Britain
ANTON JOHNSON profiles some of the work of Left Front Art, which seeks to promote gay rights in an innovative way
posted by Morning Star in Features
Pride is not just a chance to party – there’s a serious message too, says DAVID SHARKEY
On the eve of the Pride march MIKE JACKSON speaks to Luke James about the LGSM’s memorable past and assesses the movement’s future direction
LONDON Pride will be “put to rest” today by a radical group of LGBT rights activists in protest over the “corporatisation” of the world-famous event.
RIP Pride will hold a mock funeral service, procession and burial symbolising the end of Pride as a political...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
LEGENDARY gay rights campaigner Mike Jackson issued a scathing attack on Pride organisers yesterday, claiming that the parade was full of “shameless pink-pound profiteering and rank hypocrisy.”
The Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners (LGSM) co-founder made the statement...
Friday 26th Jun 2015