Politics News

SNP Hits Back at Westminster Meddling on GRC

Shona Robison, the Scottish National Party’s Cabinet Secretary for Social Justice in Scotland, has little doubt that the Westminster Government is trying to leverage moral panics about transgender people’s access to public space as a means to reign in and discipline a country that has never elected a majority of Conservative MSPs.  She addresses all sides of the debate at Holyrood in the “Guardian” newspaper when she says “The UK government’s approach should worry anyone who supports Scotland’s right to make decisions on devolved matters, regardless of their opinions about these reforms.

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Call for LGBTQIA+ People to Join Protests

Nathanial Hall writes for Gay London Life magazine about getting involved in climate action, and the need for LGBTQIA people to be politically engaged.  He says “Make no mistake, climate justice is an intersectional issue.

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Fighting Back over Government Transphobia

As the far right wing Daily Telegraph newspaper crowed at the weekend that its fixated campaign against trans people was working and that what it called “a majority” of the public backed the government’s proposals to stop Gender Recognition reform in Scotland, so the anarchist newspaper Freedom n

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Gay Party Leader Slams Welsh Govt on NHS

The leader of the Welsh Nationalist Party, Plaid Cymru, has blasted the Labour government in Wales for continuing to use the facilities of the private sector in the delivery of NHS Wales treatments.

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Socialist Women and LGBT+ Groups Meet

The left wing weekly paper The Socialist, formerly Militant, says that the party associated with it, the Socialist Party of England and Wales, saw its Women and LGBTQ+ Groups meet on 14th January.

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21
Jan

Graham Smith, the CEO of Republic, a coalition of activists from across the political spectrum, from hard left to libertarian right, who wish to dissolve the British monarchical system, has spoken

18
Jan

More than one hundred and forty LGBTQIA organisations, including many feminist and women led groups, have joined forces in one of the most united fronts the community’s many and varied groups have

15
Jan

The LGBT+ lobbying charity, Stonewall, has called on its supporters to mobilise to prevent the latest attempt by central government to take rights away from transgender people and pander to their p

12
Jan

Pink News quotes the Irish Times newspaper which has caught up with Eddie Izzard, who narrowly missed being selected to stand as the Labour Party’s candidate in Sheffield at the next General Electi

05
Jan

Rainbow Rebellion, which is the LGBTQIA affinity group linked with the nationwide Extinction Rebellion environmental protest movement, has signed up to the broad network’s commitment to change tact

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