Liberation

On Pride Month

As we conclude Pride month, our LGBT+ Officer Antony Riley writes about its importance in 2018.   For some in 2018, it is easy to forget where Pride has its origins amongst the pink-washing, amongst rainbow flags plastered across merchandise in an attempt to profit from our identities and with Read more…

By Jack Stacey, ago
Education & Skills

Holocaust Memorial Day

by Frankie Simons On this Holocaust Memorial Day, we mark 73 years since the end of the Holocaust.   In that time, we have seen subsequent genocides around the world, such as those in Cambodia, Bosnia, Armenia, Rwanda and Darfur. It is therefore obvious that society did not truly act upon ‘Never Again’.   This in itself should be Read more…

By Josh, ago
Campaigning

Why Decent Housing is a Women’s Issue

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the current student housing market is booming from the exploitation of students. By any standard of measurement extortionate rents on top of hidden costs such as letting agent’s fees and summer payments leave are ripping us off.  Cuts by the Westminster Tories along Read more…

By Josh, ago
Liberation

Islamophobia Awareness Month

Islamophobia Awareness Month As the 30th anniversary of Black History Month comes to an end, Islamophobia Awareness month begins. It’s a month that should remind us of the continuous struggles Muslims go through on a daily basis. As a black muslim both months are significant to me, they remind me Read more…

By Josh, ago
Liberation

The Road to Trans Liberation

Let’s start with the basics, Labour Students must do more to welcome and empower our trans members. And how do we do that? We start by asking all of our trans members what they want Labour Students to do, from trans representation in our national structures to the campaigns that Read more…

By Josh, ago
Liberation

Lily’s Legacy

Lily’s Legacy – the importance of trans people in our movement CW: Transphobia “I just don’t believe trans people are a real thing. We should make them start hunting and foraging for their own food and see whether they still care about what gender they are then”. I sat in Read more…

By Josh, ago