Politics News

LGBT Tories Welcome Choice for London Mayor

The LGBT Conservative Network have welcomed the selection of Shaun Bailey as the Tory Party’s candidate for the London Mayoral election scheduled to take play in May 2020.  Mr Bailey is a black Londoner, and the son of Generation Windrush immigrants.  In his statement, Mr Bailey said that the current Labour Mayor, Sadiq Khan, had failed the capital commercially and in terms of coping with knife crime.  He said that he would build a safe multicultural society that would be the pride of the UK. 

 

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Welsh Nationalists Elect Gay Leader

Sky news reports that Welsh political watchers are digesting the recent election of gay man Adam Price to replace Leanne Wood as the leader of Plaid Cymru.  For our overseas listeners, Plaid is a Welsh Nationalist Party established in 1925 and actually predates its sister the Scottish Nationalist

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"Out of Step" Religionist Farron Slated

A new book on the 2017 General Election will argue that evangelical Christian Tim Farron, who led the Liberal Democrat Party in to the election, was largely responsible for the poor showing of the party at the polls, owing to his equivocation on issues such as homosexuality and abortion.

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Anarchist Network Celebrates LGBT Liberation

Issue Ninety of the Anarchist Federation's journal Organise is out now, and is dedicated to the militancy of Pride, with a front cover painting by an anarchist artist celebrating gay and trans liberation. Anarchism is probably just as misunderstood as LGBT people in certain circles.

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Davidson to Trump - You Do Not Define America

Lesbian politician and essayist Ruth Davidson, who is also the leader of the Conservative Party in Scotland, writes in the I Newspaper that Donald Trump “does not define America”.

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17
Jul

As Pride season continues all over the UK, the radical papers have been also covering and putting forward their different interpretations of what Pride means in the current era.  Here's a few piece

15
Jul

An LGBT and women’s movement that has sadly become fractured in recent weeks over the transgender politics issue, experienced a unifying boost last week, thanks to the visit of Donald Trump, the cu

11
Jul

It's been a week where protests have been very much in the news.

23
Jun

Have you ever come across the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement? No?

02
Jun

Several LGBT bloggers have been urging the community to support LUSH, the ethical cosmetics and toiletries chain, which has come under astonishing fire from the Daily Mail newspaper.

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