Posts in 'green party' Category
On Wednesday night (21st March 2012 at the Queens Hotel) the LGBT Community Safety Meeting came together along with four guest speakers: Council Leader Cllr Bill Randall, Chief Superintendent Graham Bartlett, Dr Kath Browne Count Me In Too Researcher, Sgt Alex Evans. Speaking at the launch of the resurrected LGBT Community Safety Forum, Council Leader [...]
Happy 60th Birthday Peter Tatchell. To some, Peter Tatchell is the People’s Protester, to other’s he is an annoyance, for this author he is a hero. Citing his constant campaigns for human rights, highlighting environmental issues with his role as the Green Party’s Parliamentary candidate for Oxford East, and for being the one man brave [...]
It can seem an overwhelming task to find what you’re looking for and Googling ‘lesbian or gay blog’ could lead you to hours of time spent down Alice’s Rabbit Hole in search for what you want. There are heaps of American blogs, so I thought I’d take a trip down the rabbit hole myself and unearth just who is LGBT and blogging in Brighton & Hove.
And so it starts. The new Conservative opposition leader, Geoffrey Theobald, has chosen to start his term by having a good old whinge. According to him, the Conservatives have been “frozen out” of key jobs on the council. I’ll save you the brain damage and sum up his reaction thusly: We were given a chance [...]
Thursday night I attended the Green Party LGBT Manifesto launch at the Brighton Tavern. I was particularly interested with how their ‘cornerstone’ policies may have changed from 2010 which zhoosh covered last year. The main shift I can identify immediately is a change from supporting national campaigns such as the lifetime ban on gay men [...]
For me, those two events held on the same evening was quite a poignant message in itself. Just as in the 1950s LGBT people would have been fighting for acceptance and acknowledgment of being allowed to live their lives as who they are, so too, are we in 2010. Are we right to be getting complacent?
homophobia -v- football, Africa, The Pope’s visit, love, relatives & the green party,