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  • A still from the 2014 film Pride shows jubilant marchers connecting gay rights to the miners strikes

    Pride in the fight

    Siobhan McGuirk celebrates the solidarity – and humour – of a film about when lesbians and gay people backed the miners

  • A photograph of Algiers, Algeria showing the cityscape and the coast

    Culture and Revolution: The Pan-African Festival of Algiers

    Hamza Hamouchene introduces the revolutionary documentary, The Pan-African Festival of Algiers 1969

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    The myth of the 1970s

    In the 1970s, they say, the dead lay unburied, greedy unions held the country to ransom and a divided country was impossible to govern, John Medhurst asks: was it really so bad?

  • Two men stand in suits holding up a save the date message celebrating same-sex marriage laws

    Married strife: going beyond marriage equality

    The same-sex marriage campaign has been successful, but LGBTQ equality is still a distant dream. It’s time to reassess our priorities, argues Siobhan McGuirk

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