Havana Glasgow United

As the cost of living crisis has deepened over the last couple of years, and people have seen their living standards consequently eroded, trade union resistance to the situation has strengthened, and people like Mick Lynch, in his role as Secretary general of the RMT, have become folk heroes.

LGBTQ+ In Cuba – Queens of the Revolution

Cuba, certainly at one point, had nothing to be proud of in its treatment of its queer communities, but things have changed to the point where it’s now one of the most progressive countries on LGBT rights outside of Europe, even if the old myths remain. It has one of the highest degrees of trans visibility anywhere in the world, with gender corrective surgery provided by the health service, and equal treatment in employment law guaranteed.