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27 January 2021
I remember the first time I heard about being gay outside of jokes in the playground. It was looking at pictures of Kaposi's sarcoma patients in a science textbook page on HIV/Aids.
23 May 2018
On 24 May 1988 Section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988 was enacted in England, Scotland and Wales by Margaret Thatcher's Conservative government.
18 April 2018
Film - 120 BPM: Activists in 'Act Up' in the 1980s and 90s organised militant political action against the ongoing Aids crisis
5 July 2017
Michael Johnson, from the Socialist Party's LGBT group, highlights some of the issues being discussed in this year's Pride celebrations and examines the lessons of the Russian revolution for the struggle for LGBT+ rights today
2 November 2016
David Cameron has won an award for being this year's best "ally" of the LGBT rights movement from website PinkNews. An 'ally'. Because during his time as prime minister, marriage equality became a thing. Never mind the real impact of his party.
30 September 2015
Ordinary people were shocked and disgusted by a gouging capitalist's sudden 5,000% increase in the price of a life-saving drug last month, writes Michael Wrack, NHS healthcare assistant.
3 December 2014
Ebola: Doctor and Socialist Party member Jon Dale updates on the latest situation in the Ebola crisis
9 January 2013
The Tories plan that the National Health Service will have to pay over 100 private firms to treat patients in a major expansion of privatisation...
29 September 2010
The Millenium Development Goals summit recently brought together the leaders of 140 countries to review the progress made in the decade since the eight development goals were set...
19 July 2003
BUSH'S VISIT to Africa, no doubt to pave the way for more privatisation contracts for US multinationals, has seen a lot of media interest in the continent that will be dropped as soon as Bush returns to the US, writes Chris Newby.
3 May 2003
THE MEDIA coverage of SARS has exaggerated its threat to health (so far 300 people worldwide have died compared to 30,000 influenza deaths each year in the US) and largely ignored the mass killer (and preventable) epidemics such as TB and malaria, writes Dave Carr.
4 October 2002
Fighting War, Poverty And Exploitation: THOUSANDS OF demonstrators staged a spirited march and rally as part of a week of events against the IMF and World Bank in Washington DC this past weekend - despite the arrest of 659 people by police, writes Alan Jones, New York City.
12 July 2002
AS 15,000 delegates attend the International Aids Conference in Barcelona, the United Nations estimates that 68 million people could die of the Aids disease by 2020
15 February 2002
TONY BLAIR dismally failed to resolve any of the many problems facing the peoples of central Asia on his recent tour
30 November 2001
WORLD AIDS Day (1 December) marks two decades since the first AIDS cases were reported. 22 million people have since died from AIDS-related illnesses. 36 million are estimated to be living with the HIV...
27 April 2001
DRUG COMPANIES, making medicines that could save millions of lives, recently brought a court action against the South African government, writes Jon Dale.
16 February 2001
THIS WEEK, two competing journals claimed they'd revealed the entire genetic code of a human, writes Roger Shrives.
1 December 2000
THE THEME of World Aids Day on 1 December is 'Men Make A Difference', which focuses on one aspect of the pandemic...
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