Posts Tagged "lgbtq"

A trans-inclusive Marxist feminist approach to gender

Recently the Morning Star, a left-wing newspaper that I think is generally great, published an article which claimed that “Women are not oppressed based on our identities, we are oppressed on the basis of our female biology“. Rather than highlight and repeat my concerns with that article, I thought it might...

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Council apology for misunderstanding social media intelligence & inappropriate delivery of information by the police

Background: Police intimidation of queer anti-austerity activist in Brighton Morning Star: Police monitored LGBT activist Gay rights activist ‘intimidated’ by police over Pride bbq she knew nothing about Thank you to Penny Thompson, Chief Executive of Brighton & Hove City Council, for her straightforward apology for my experience with...

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Alternative Brighton queer pride events

*UPDATE* I’ve built a site listing all of the things here: Brighton Queer Pride – alternative non-corporate pride events There are now lots of alternatives to the mainstream, pay-to-be-gay, corporate-sponsored Pride events happening this summer in Brighton. The community has organised itself around its own needs – creating queer,...

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Brighton Pride public meeting

Brighton Pride silencing of queer community: public meeting declared not public

On 28 May 2014 approx. 100 people piled in to Dorset Gardens Methodist Church to hear proposals from Brighton Pride CIC about a new fee being charged for entry to the St James’ St Pride Party. Here’s part of the press release from Brighton Pride stating that this was...

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