Gender

GENDER AND SEXUALITY

Tens of Thousands March for LGBT Rights in Mexico City

June 28, 2017 | MEXICO CITY LGBT PRIDE: “Esta marcha es de fiesta, es de lucha y de protesta.” (This march is a party, it is a combative and it is a protest)

GENDER AND SEXUALITY

Trans Day of Action Brings Hundreds to the Streets

June 24, 2017 | Hundreds of people take the New York streets to demand trans rights.

GENDER AND SEXUALITY

Bread and Roses: International Manifesto

June 22, 2017 | This manifesto is presented in five languages and 11 countries where women workers – both inside and outside the home and students – are part of the women’s organization Pan y Rosas (Bread and (...)

GENDER

Solidarity with Ni Una Menos at Left Forum

June 04, 2017 | On Saturday in Buenos Aires, thousands of people marched in the Ni Una Menos protests. In New York City, participants in the Left Forum took photos in (...)

GENDER

Brazil: Street Vendor Killed for Defending a Trans Woman

January 05, 2017 | On Christmas night, two men were drunkenly urinating outside the Sao Paulo metro when a homeless trans woman let them know that there was a restroom in the (...)

CANADA

27 Years After The Montreal Massacre, We Keep Fighting to End Violence Against Women

December 07, 2016 | Tuesday, December 6th 2016 marks the 27th anniversary of the Montreal Massacre, where 14 female students of the École Polytechnique in Montreal were killed and another 10 women were injured by (...)

Bruno Portela
Marcela Polo

WOMEN'S RIGHTS

Women’s Emancipation in Times of Global Crisis

August 15, 2016 | The crisis of global capitalism reminds us that the rights oppressed people have obtained are not set in stone, but are subject to cuts imposed by bourgeois governments and international (...)

Andrea D’Atri
Laura Lif

INTERVIEW

Women, the Bolsheviks and Revolution

March 08, 2016 | On this International Women’s Day we publish an interview with Wendy Goldman, author of Women, State and Revolution, about the Bolshevik’s ideas of women’s liberation after the 1917 revolution. (...)

Wendy Goldman

Love in the Time of Capitalism

February 14, 2016 | For some, Valentine’s Day is a day to express deep love and desire. For others, a performance of affection in a charade of a partnership that is no longer emotionally or sexually (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

The Patriarchal Mandate is Written in Blood

February 03, 2016 | The abominable regularity of femicide. Expropriation of sexual autonomy and commodification of women. Feminization of poverty and job insecurity. The right to a life free of (...)

Andrea D’Atri

ARGENTINA

Sixty-Five Thousand Strong at National Women’s Meeting

October 23, 2015 | Earlier this month, the 30th annual National Women's Meeting took place in the coastal city of Mar del Plata, Argentina. There, the Left and the Workers’ Front (FIT) joined Pan y Rosas, a national (...)

Gloria Grinberg

GERMANY

Thousands protest in Berlin for the right to choose

September 24, 2015 | Last Saturday, the reactionary "March for Life" took place in Berlin. At the same time, several thousand counter-protesters took to the streets calling for an unrestricted right to abortion and (...)

Oskar Huber

LGBT

Socialism and LGBT Liberation

September 07, 2015 | The Left Voice presents an interview with Sherry Wolf, an activist, public speaker, and writer from Brooklyn, NY. She is an associate editor for the International Socialist Review and author of (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

GENDER

Pamplona bull festival sex assault: It’s women who really get trampled

July 15, 2015 | Spanish women are protesting against a culture of sexual assault at San Fermin's annual bullfighting festival, after a British teen was reportedly raped. Verónica Landa says it's time the world (...)

Veronica Landa

LGBT

"Equality in law does not mean equality in life"

July 01, 2015 | We interviewed Virginia Guitzel, a trans public health worker who lives in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo. Here she discusses the connections between capitalism and trans oppression, as well as the way (...)

Fibromyalgia, an Expression of Gender Violence

June 06, 2015 | Imagine waking up feeling as if you were severely beaten. Last night was a sleepless night. You wake up numb with extreme pain throughout your body. You start the day exhausted and dazed. Diffuse (...)

Xóchitl Leyva

ARGENTINA

Hundreds of Thousands Demonstrate Across Argentina Against Femicides

June 04, 2015 | #NiUnaMenos was a massive demonstration, one of the largest in the few last years. Thousands of people marched in 80 cities across Argentina. Workers, students, and youth joined to demand ¡Ni una (...)

La Izquierda Diario Argentina

LATIN AMERICA

Argentina: National demonstration against femicides

June 03, 2015 | The growing violence against women sparked a national movement against femicides and gender violence. As a part of this movement, it is expected that thousands of people will take part in (...)

La Izquierda Diario Argentina