Pride Month 2019

The YCL Executive Committee has released the following statement to mark the close of Pride Month 2019.

Mark Ashton: 1960 – 1987

Mark Ashton died on this day in 1987 at the age of 26. Mark is famous for founding the group Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners- popularised in the film Pride. Many do not know that Mark was General Secretary of the Young Communist League from 1985 to 1986.

Statement on Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018

On Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018, the Young Communist League condemns transphobia in our society, expresses solidarity with those facing discrimination and remembers those killed because of transphobia.

YCL Statement on International Day against Homophobia & Transphobia

Today 17/05/2014 is the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia. On this day we celebrate the diversity of gender and sexuality throughout humanity. We can look to the progress already made towards greater LGBT rights – but also consider the massive tasks which lie ahead of us, not only here in Britain, but on a […]