LSE against Homophobia
London School of Economics. Mon 6 Nov 2017
The protest was just starting and there were people with banners at
both entrances to the yard in front of the
New Academic Building were a talk "LGBT Rights: what next?"
was to start in half and hour
The samba band had arrived and were getting ready to play
Everyone was standing on the pavement in front of the LSE property
except for a few people who were resisting efforts by LSE security
to move them off LSE property
But as soon as the SOAS Unison banner was raised, LSE security came
and pushed them into the road
A noisy protest began
calling for Justice for Daneil, an LSE cleaner subjected to homophobic
bullying, about which both the employer
and the LSE had failed to take effective action. Daniel has even been
threatened with disciplinary action for
making complaints. Henry from the IWGB had come with some members
to show solidarity
A blue smoke flare was thrown towards the LSE building, and was kicked
back by security
but acted as a signal for all the protesters to move onto the LSE
yard in front of the building, and LSE security
was unable to stop them, and retreated to guard the doors
while the noisy protest continued on the yard
Some made a rush for the door, but security managed to hold them back
The protesters marched around to protest on the KIngsway side of the
'Stop Homophobia!' 'Justice For Daniel'
'LSE is Complicit in Homophobia' ''L$E - The London School of Exploitation'
'Not the Dirt They Clean - LSE Cleaners Demand Justice!'
The they marched to the main LSE entrance in Houghton St
They were then going back to make more noise outside the lecture, but I
decided I'd done enough and left for home
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