Whatever you think of Ms Dugdale’s politics, the Fabians should be ashamed

The BBC has revealed that recently-resigned leader of Scottish Labour, Kezia Dugdale, was ‘outed’ against her will by a magazine published by the Labour-affiliated think-tank The Fabian Society.

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Ms Dugdale says she was always open with journalists about her sexuality but asked them not to include it in their articles and that the Fabian Review journalist ignored her request, forcing her to make a series of night-time phone calls to people so they didn’t learn of it from the magazine.

The SKWAWKBOX has taken issue with Kezia Dugdale on numerous occasions over her politics and her activities in the Labour Party, but wholeheartedly condemns the decision by the Fabian Review and wishes her every happiness in her relationship with SNP MSP Jenny Gilruth.

It’s ironic that this was done to Ms Dugdale by an organisation that is now largely right-leaning, when the Labour right attempts to smear the left as abusive. Also ironically, if anything will bring both wings of the Scottish party together, it’s likely to be universal disapproval of the move and a sense of solidarity with the party’s wronged ex-leader.

It’s to be hoped that Fabian members and readers of the Fabian Review will make their feelings emphatically known, even to the point of reconsidering their membership or readership.

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10 responses to “Whatever you think of Ms Dugdale’s politics, the Fabians should be ashamed

  1. Hey Swarkbox,

    It never ceases to amaze me just how deceitful and conniving right-wing Labour supporters are or indeed how flexible they suddenly become when stooping low down for their daily dose of crap.

    Namaste 🙂

    DN

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  2. I have absolutely no time Kesia Dugdale in any way, but this is disgraceful, if someone wants to keep their sexuality out of the public domain that is their right, someones sexuality is personal matter and has nothing to do with public office.

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  4. I WATCHED VICTORIA DERBYSHIRE.
    UP AND TILL THEN, I HADN’T GOT A CLUE UNTIL THE REPORT THAT SHE WAS GAY!
    AFTER HER TELLING US ALL AND THE WORLD WIDE BBC TV!
    THEY GOT INTOUCH WITH THE WRITER, WHO WAS ACCUSED OF OUTING HER, SHE DENIED, SHE HAD!
    SHE MADE, QUITE A LONG STATEMENT DENYING SOME OF WHAT WAS SAID!
    THE QUESTION IS, WHO DO YOU BELIEVE?
    I DON’T, GIVE A RATS ARSE, WHAT SEXUALITY SHE IS!
    HAVING A GO AT OUR LEADER IS ANOTHER MATTER!
    GOOD RIDDANCE TO HER VIEWS, ALONG WITH HER POLITICS OF THE RIGHT!
    MAY OTHERS OF THE SAME ILK DO LIKEWISE!

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  5. Not arsed.

    She’s gone, and that’s the main thing. Nowt to do with her sexual preferences, she was utterly shite at the job.

    Her ‘secret’ has been out for over a year and it’s only in the last few days she’s decided to step down? Yeah, alright then. :/

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