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London Social Event For All RMT LGBT Members

We are holding an informal meet in London to discuss LGBT issues in the RMT and beyond. Lets make a plan for how to move LGBT issues forward in 2012.

WHERE: We'll meet up in one of the comfortable foyer spaces in the Royal Festival Hall.

DIRECTIONS: The Royal Festival Hall stands at the heart of Southbank Centre complex on the South Bank of the River Thames, not far from Hungerford Bridge.
Nearest underground stations: Waterloo (Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee and Waterloo and City lines)Embankment (Circle and District lines)

RMT to Consider Support for 'Hate Crime' Campaign

Resolution from LGBT Advisory Committee:

No to hate crime campaign 17-24-30.org are a non-profit making organisation that have been running vigils in Trafalgar Square in October for the last two years. They are currently going through the process to achieve charitable trust status.

This Advisory Committee notes the importance of a collective stand against all forms of hate crime and the hard work done by 17-24-30.org to date.

This Advisory Committee resolves to publicise the 17-24-30.org and the affiliation form.”

RMT Council of Executives decision:

No To Hate Crime Vigil

An annual 'Vigil Against Hate Crime' is due to take place on Friday 28th October, 7.30pm-9pm in Trafalgar Square.

A 2-minute silence to remember all victims of hate crime will be observed at 8pm across the UK.

No To Hate Crime said “We believe that it is important to actively remember the victims of hate crime, to show our support to those who have had their lives changed forever by acts of hate. To state clearly that hate crime is not acceptable in our communities and that we need to work together to tackle this problem.”

No to hate crime campaign

The following resolution submitted by TFL No1 Branch was carried unanimously at the October 27th meeting of the Regional Council.

No to hate crime campaign 17-24-30.org are a non-profit making organisation that have been running vigils in Trafalgar square in October for the last two years. They are currently going through the process to achieve charitable trust status.

This region notes the importance of a collective stand against all forms of hate crime and the hard work done by 17-24-30.org to date.

This region resolves publicise the 17-24-30.org and the affiliation form.

Liverpool Homotopia Festival

This annual festival in Liverpool may be of interest to members

Homotopia

Cruising for Art

1-30 November 2011

Welcome to our 8th festival happening across Liverpool throughout November. This year's festival theme is 'Cruising For Art' and we are thrilled that artist Sadie Lee's iconic painting 'Anderrida Shurville' is the 2011 festival campaign which also forms part of a new exhibition 'Pin Ups'.