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EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION

OULC Treasurer, Martha Storey, writes about the failings of the Conservative Government to prioritise education during the coronavirus crisis. From the very beginnings of the Covid-19 crisis, the government seems to have forgotten about education. The lack of discussion about schools in early stages of the Coronavirus crisis has continued set a trend for the … Continue reading EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION

OXFORD PRIDE 2020: AN INTERTWINED HISTORY OF THE LGBT+ COMMUNITY AND THE LABOUR PARTY – PART 3

In the third and final installment of our spotlight on LGBT+ history and the Labour Party, our LGBT+ Officer and Co-Chair Elect, Beth Nott, focuses on the 21st Century, and what the future holds. 21ST CENTURY The next piece of legislation promoting the rights of LGBT people as equal to the rest of society was … Continue reading OXFORD PRIDE 2020: AN INTERTWINED HISTORY OF THE LGBT+ COMMUNITY AND THE LABOUR PARTY – PART 3

OXFORD PRIDE 2020: THE INTERTWINED HISTORY OF THE LGBT+ COMMUNITY AND THE LABOUR PARTY – PART 2

LGBTQ+ Officer Beth Nott brings us our second installment of the intertwined history of the labour and LGBT movements, this week focusing on the 20th Century. Under the Criminal Law Amendment Act of 1885, homosexual activity between men1 was illegal, but few arrests were made until the infamous trial of Oscar Wilde in 1895. After … Continue reading OXFORD PRIDE 2020: THE INTERTWINED HISTORY OF THE LGBT+ COMMUNITY AND THE LABOUR PARTY – PART 2

Things can only get better: A United Leadership Augurs well for success

Roshan Panesar on what the election of David Evans as General Secretary means for Labour’s future prospects. Confined to our homes or working in hazardous circumstances, with deaths mounting to numbers which we have not seen for generations, good news is hard to come by. Which is why the election of a new Labour General … Continue reading Things can only get better: A United Leadership Augurs well for success

OXFORD PRIDE 2020: THE INTERTWINED HISTORY OF THE LGBT+ COMMUNITY AND THE LABOUR PARTY

As part of OULC's virtual Pride celebrations, our LGBT+ caucus rep Beth Nott has put together a history of the Labour Party and the LGBT+ community. Each week during Pride month, we shall be releasing a separate blog post documenting a period in this history. This week, we focus on the 19th Century. To many … Continue reading OXFORD PRIDE 2020: THE INTERTWINED HISTORY OF THE LGBT+ COMMUNITY AND THE LABOUR PARTY