Lesbian Labour

On being a Lesbian

The author Lynn Alderson pictured protesting Section 28 in 1986 (top) and during the women’s liberation movement in 1978   I guess I was curious as a teenager, the late sixties were famously explosive about sexual matters. And, like many young people today I was very attracted by androgyny and would have said that what …

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Fighting Misogyny

I moved to Bradford in 1980 and of course was affected by what was happening at the time.  West Yorkshire was a place of fear for women, with unsolved murders by the man we later discovered to be Peter Sutcliffe. We were only too aware of the attitudes to women being demonstrated by those – …

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Lesbian Labour welcomes Keir Starmer’s comments on misogyny

Last month Keir Starmer spoke at PMQs about the “epidemic” of violence against women and girls in the UK, following the horrific murder of Sarah Everard which sparked an outpouring of collective grief and anger around the country. The Labour leader spoke of his vision for a “cultural and social” change to bring about long-term …

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