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  • Anti-Racism
  • Fighting against racism and the structures and institutions that perpetuate it
  • Antisemitism
  • Prejudice against, hostility towards, stereotyping of Jews
  • Disability
  • Disabled people campaigning for rights - for access, benefits, services and equality; against discrimination, cuts, prejudice and pity!
  • Autism
  • Autistic people face discrimination and prejudice in a society which expects us to understand and fit in with social rules that are not of our making.
  • Autism in the workplace

    Writing, training, speaking, campaigning ...

  • Disability rights
  • Action against discrimination.
  • Disabled access to public transport
  • Removing the barriers that prevent disabled people from travelling
  • Neurodiversity
  • 'Neurodiversity' means that different people have different brain wiring. Those with a minority brain wiring - such as dyslexic, autistic and dyspraxic people - face discrimination at work and in wider society. 
  • LGBT+ liberation
  • Campaigning for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans* rights.
  • Women’s liberation
  • Socialist feminism! Everyday sexism! Women's struggles past and present!
  • Sexism
  • Misogyny, discrimination, prejudice, ...
  • Socialist feminism
  • No women's liberation without socialism, not socialism without women's liberation
  • Violence Against Women
  • On average, more than two women in England and Wales are killed by a male partner or ex. And then there is rape, sexual harassment, and more.

Video: Neurodiversity – a left-wing perspective

neurodiversity

Neurodiversity – a left-wing perspective On Monday 25 March, Janine spoke at an online open meeting hosted by Lewes Labour party members, setting out a left-wing perspective on neurodiversity. You can watch a video of the talk, and the ensuing … Read more

Pride Is

Autistic Pride 2017

Pride is this:
the counter-march to prejudice

There’s a reason it was named:
Pride is refusal to feel ashamed.

Poke Your Woke

Woke

If your Daily Mail goes up in smoke
Then that’s because the world’s gone woke

LGBT+ Educators hold largest-ever union conference

NEU LGBT+ Conference 2024

Report from National Education Union LGBT+ Educators Conference by Janine Booth, delegate Published in Solidarity 698 Last weekend (2-4 February), 350 lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and other non-straight education workers gathered in Birmingham for the National Education Union’s largest ever … Read more

Work and menopause

menopause

Menopause at work hit the headlines on 22 February as the Equality and Human Rights Commission issued new guidance on the issue. However, the guidance only affirmed what the law has been for the last fourteen years, and the fact that news coverage trumpeted it as a breakthrough can only mean that employers have not been following the law.

International Women’s Day celebration, Ealing

Ealing TUC International Women's Day celebration

Janine’s annual poetic performance at Ealing Trades Union Council’s International Women’s Day celebration. There will also be speakers and music, and a good time will be had by all. Venue: to be confirmed