Jonathan Pryor chosen for Headingley and Hyde Park in Leeds Council elections – May 2018

Local Labour party members have chosen Jonathan Pryor as candidate to fight Headingley and Hyde Park ward, partly in Leeds NW, at the Leeds City Council elections in May 2018. Jonathan has been councillor for Headingley since 2014. On Leeds City Council, Jonathan is currently Deputy Executive Member for Children and Families. This is a … Continue reading Jonathan Pryor chosen for Headingley and Hyde Park in Leeds Council elections – May 2018

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Out and Proud in Weetwood – Leeds Hunters LGBT+ inclusive rugby team playing today

Passing through Weetwood today? Then watch out for the Rainbow flag flying proudly over the rugby ground. The LGBT+ Pride flag will be flying to mark the first time an inclusive team based in Yorkshire will officially play one from another region. Kicking off at 2pm on Saturday 18 March, The Leeds Hunters will take … Continue reading Out and Proud in Weetwood – Leeds Hunters LGBT+ inclusive rugby team playing today

From the party that abolished Section 28, equalized age of consent + created civil partnerships – Labour’s LGBT manifesto

Harold Wilson’s government decriminalized homosexuality in 1967. Labour abolished Section 28. Labour equalized the age of consent. Labour gave statutory rights for NHS fertility treatment for lesbians. Labour created civil partnerships. Labour delivered the votes that put equal marriage on the statute book. The extraordinary progress Britain has made on lesbian and gay rights over … Continue reading From the party that abolished Section 28, equalized age of consent + created civil partnerships – Labour’s LGBT manifesto