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From The Socialist newspaper, 22 September 2021

York: Non-binary and trans rights protest

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Will Mackle, York Socialist Party

On 19 September, 40 people protested for the legal recognition of non-binary people, and to end trans discrimination under the current Gender Recognition Act. Earlier this year, the government rejected a petition to legally recognise non-binary people. This decision has worsened the situation for non-binary people, who have been let down by cuts to health services, and by the education system.

This appalling situation we are in means we need change. We need to fight for the legal recognition of non-binary people and end the struggles they face. The only way to do that is through unity, solidarity and cooperation.

To win the resources needed to improve services for non-binary people, we need to take the wealth out of the hands of the big corporations and business in society, and instead run society under the democratic control of the working class, which could fund decent jobs, housing and services for all.

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Workers' politics won't come from Labour


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Energy market chaos makes the case for nationalisation

Tory cuts to Universal Credit: we need a union fightback

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Tax fraud could be over 20 billion annually

Life expectancy falls - a condemnation of capitalism


Feature

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Occupy

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Yorkshire Youth Fight for Jobs relaunched

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Fighting evictions in Cornwall

Leeds taxi drivers and disabled passengers unite to fight station changes

Socialist Students: Youth lit up when they saw us

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Corbyn had a social care plan

Who pays for the climate crisis?

Famine in Madagascar


 

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