Tag: liberation

Features

Timeline of LGBT+ achievements in the last 100 years:

1924: The Society for Human Rights was created by Henry Gerber. It was the first documented organisation for gay rights, however it only lasted a few months due to the arrest of several members. It has been referred to as the predecessor to the modern gay liberation movement and inspired the foundation of the Mattachine…

News

SU joins People’s Vote March

On Saturday 20 October, the The People’s Vote March for the Future took place in London, with an attendance of around 700,000, 600,000 more than anticipated. Supporters marched for a final say on parliament’s Brexit deal. Last week saw members of the SU speak out in support of the march, hosting a banner making session…

Travel

Travelling to “Dangerous Destinations”

I was scrolling through the segment of the British government website that offers British citizens advice on which countries are currently too dangerous to visit. It cities killings, political instability and theft as some of the reasons why one should not go to a country. Many of the ‘dangerous’ countries that were listed were far…