Described by many as a sheroe, a warrior, a fierce defender of human rights; Laura Lee passed away in February of this year. Missed by friends, comrades and family members alike, Danielle Roberts gives us an insight into who Laura was, and what she fought for.
Danielle Roberts talks to TLR about the NI Women’s Coalition, an organisation which strived to represent women at a key period in the Agreement’s formation.
As the battle rages on within the UK Labour Party over whether Trans people should be excluded from all women shortlisting; Dr Chamindra Weerawardhana (NI Labour Executive Member and LGBTQ+ Officer) looks at the Transmisogyny within Europe’s largest left of centre party and the issues facing Transpeople inside the Party.
J.K. Rowling has been making headlines of late for hypocritical behaviour towards issues that could regarded as liberal fodder. Chloë Gault gives her take on Rowling’s actions over the last year regarding politics, feminism, and social media.
2017 was a very eventful year, alongside our Speakeasy podcast reviewing the previous 12 months; we asked a number of TLR contributors to highlight a key moment from the last 12 months
As 2017 came to an end, the UK Government announced plans to punish Universities that facilitate ‘No Platforming’ – Elaine Crory looks at what the plans are and how they impact free speech.
Ahead of next week’s planned ‘Reclaim The Night’ event, Elaine Crory outlines why the event is important and needs to be supported.