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BBC Four on the Trail of State Murderers

Harrowing, but essential if you want to understand that persecution of LGBTQ people and other minorities in the democratically challenged Russian state.  That’s the verdict of many viewers on the documentary “Purge” which is broadcast tonight, Wednesday 1st July, by BBC Four Television (Channel 9 Freeview, plus Sky, Virgin, Cable and Freesat providers).  The programme focusses on the brutal police state operated in the semi-autonomous region of Chechnya, a government within the state pursuing many minorities with cruelty and internationally condemned punishments, including state sponsored e

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Pitchfork Magazine Publishes Great BLM Lists

“Pitchfork” is an independent online magazine of culture and music, and is always worth a visit for those interested in new releases, bands touring schedules and also how music fits in with society and politics.

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Female Bloggers at Risk in Egypt

The Feminist Majority Foundation, an intersectional feminist network in the United States, maintains a lively blog with the latest news of relevance to all women, including lesbian, transwomen and BAME women.

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Egyptians Had More Equality than Once Thought

Ancient Egypt continues to weave its magic over contemporary society, thousands of years after its hey day in the Bronze Age. Of all the many ancient civilisations, it captivates and entrances.

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Clinton Out of Presidential Race for 2020

The former First Lady, Hilary Clinton, has said that she will not stand again for the Presidency of the United States.

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09
Jul

The daily Metro newspaper has not always been in the community's good books. Indeed, some ill considered headlines once earned it the monicker “The Hetro”.

25
Dec

The LGBT Conservative Network, known as Gay Conservatives on Twitter have given their warmest wishes to Ben Hunte, who has been appointed at the BBC News Channel’s first correspondent with a specif

06
Nov

The election at the end of October of President Bolsonaro in Brazil is analysed in the Marxist newspaper The Weekly Worker.

30
Sep

Pink News reports that in one small town in rural Maine, the community has taken a stand against a rabble rousing trio of local religious fundamentalists who wanted to censor a library display, iro

08
Sep

The idea that anyone would want to seek asylum in Russia, with its poor record on free media and human rights, might seem laughable to us in the democratic West.  However, there are a tiny number o

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