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Gays and the left – part 2

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You can now read the second and concluding part of the symposium on ‘Gays and the left’ from the New Politics journal. It can be accessed here: http://www.newpol.org/

We published an introduction to the first part here: http://communiststudents.org.uk/2008/10/gays-and-the-left/

Comrades might also be interested to look at the archives of Gay Left, a journal produced by gay men from 1975 to … read this post

Gays and the Left

Gay Liberation Day

Comrades at the US based New Politics journal have produced the first part of a useful ‘Symposium on Gays and the Left’. Gay liberation is an issue that much of the left has historically neglected, and even today groups like the SWP can dismiss fighting for gay rights as a “shibboleth” that can be junked if it gets in the … read this post

Gay rights: end the silence

First published in Communist Student no.3

Surely, the left fights unequivocally for the rights of all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals? Unfortunately, it’s not so straightforward, says Nicholas Jones

At first glance, it seems that the issue of rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people has reached unparalleled prevalence on the far left. Every year, the issue … read this post

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