Posts Tagged "protest"

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LGBTQ+ solidarity demo in Brighton on first day of Sochi Olympics

A family friendly demonstration of solidarity with LGBTQ+ people in Russia is planned to take place on the first day of the Sochi Olympics – Saturday 8th February 2014 – in Brighton. “To Russia with Love, Brighton” starts at 12 Noon at the clock tower, Queens Road. Following the...

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Queers Against Cuts mistreatment at Brighton Pride – statement from organiser

*Update* Below is my personal statement / account. Since publishing, other statements have also been written: London Queers Against the Cuts statement Brighton and Hove Socialist Party statement Peter Tatchell’s statement Caroline Lucas MP’s statement Brighton Love Music Hate Racism statement Brighton Pride statement, police statement, GScene statement *updated...

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Feminists celebrate failure of abstinence education for girls bill… and move on to the next fight

On Friday 20 January, I organised a demonstration against Tory MP Nadine Dorries’ Sex Education (required content) Bill 185, and announced a victory for the campaign mid way through the protest, to cheers from the crowd. It was reported that the Bill had suddenly been withdrawn from the parliamentary...

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Just say no to Dorries’ abstinence education bill!

On 20 January 2012, Nadine Dorries’ proposed amendment to sex education, Bill 185, which suggests GIRLS be taught abstinence, is due to get a second reading in parliament. A demonstration opposing the bill is being supported by Youth Fight For Jobs, The British Humanist Association and Queers Against The...

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