Gender & Sexuality


Trump’s War on Women: The First 100 Days

May 03, 2017 | The first 100 days of the Trump administration were marked by attacks to women's rights, attempts to co-opt feminism by Ivanka Trump and a new feminist (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli


Melania, Get off the Stage

April 03, 2017 | Last week, Melania attended two events that addressed women’s rights and women’s leadership. There is an attempt at branding Melania as a “women’s rights” first lady, despite her husband’s sexism in (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli


“Feminists are currently leading the way”

March 20, 2017 | After the bigger and more widespread mobilizations around an internationally coordinated call this 8 March, International Women’s Day, than have been seen for many years, Penelope Duggan from (...)

Cinzia Arruzza
Penelope Duggan


10,000 at International Women’s Day in Berlin

March 12, 2017 | At two different demonstrations on Wednesday, ten thousand people came onto the streets of Berlin in defense of women's rights. Their goal was to combine anti-sexist and anti-racist struggles. (...)

Wladek Flakin
Lily Freytag


Largest Mexican Women’s Day of the 21st Century

March 09, 2017 | In Mexico City, 10,000 women took to the streets on Wednesday as park of the International Women's Strike. The socialist women's organization "Pan y Rosas" (Bread and Roses) organized a block of (...)

Wladek Flakin


International Women’s Day: Feminism and Workers’ Movements

March 09, 2017 | On March 8, thousands of women around the world took to the streets and went on strike. What is International Women's Day and where did it come from?

Angela Dunne


Women on Strike: Reclaiming Socialism for International Women’s Day

March 08, 2017 | International Women’s Day (previously known as International Working Women’s Day) was created by socialists to commemorate the women garment workers’ strike in 1908. These two aspects of March 8 — (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli


Rise Up With the Women of the World

March 07, 2017 | The women's movement rejects the fake symbolism of a few wealthy women on top—even women of color—as our inspiration or goal. We—poor, working-class, immigrant, black, trans disabled—are the leaders (...)

Julia Wallace


International Women’s Day in the Land of Femicides

March 07, 2017 | Left Voice interviews Mexican socialist, Joss Espinoza. She is a student at the National Autonomous University of Mexico and an activist in the socialist women's organization "Pan y Rosas" (Bread (...)

Joselyn Espinosa


Maquila Workers Against Femicide and Exploitation

March 07, 2017 | Mexico is known around the world for having one of the highest rates of femicide, particularly in the more industrialized northern states that share a border with the (...)

Ximena Goldman


“The Future Is Female” Is Not A Progressive Slogan

February 21, 2017 | “The Future Is Female” is a corporate feminist slogan. It erases queer, trans, and other non-binary people entirely, and it implies erasing men, which is not (...)

Sam Miller


The Failure of Liberal Feminism in the Trump Era

February 06, 2017 | The restrictions imposed by the new administration on the right to choose and the promise of new attacks raise the question of how to defend women’s rights in the Trump (...)

Celeste Murillo


The Women’s March and the Democratic Party Trap

January 22, 2017 | Saturday’s women march was a historic event, with over a million people taking the streets around the country.

Celeste Murillo


The Women’s Movement We Need

January 18, 2017 | The Trump administration will mean increased attacks against women. The Women’s March on Washington demonstrates the potential for the creation of a new, responsive women’s movement. Here, I will (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli


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 (...)


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


The Struggle for Abortion Rights in Ireland

December 07, 2016 | Women in Ireland still do not have the right to an abortion and the Catholic church continues to hold a central role in political life. What is the struggle for abortion rights like in Ireland (...)

J. McAnulty


VIDEO: Pussy Power at Trump Tower

October 20, 2016 | Hundreds of women gather in front of Trump Tower in New York City to protest the misogynist statements by republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.


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

Argentina Rises Against Gender Violence

June 14, 2016 | Hundreds of thousands mobilize in Argentina against femicide and violence against women.

La Izquierda Diario Argentina


After Orlando: Two, Three, Many Stonewalls

June 14, 2016 | In the month of gay Pride, a homophobe named Omar Mateen walked into the Pulse Night Club in Orlando and committed the deadliest mass shooting in US history. It was an attack against (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli


LGBT People and Refugees: Fighting and Resisting Together!

March 22, 2016 | In the following interview with the British group "Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants" (LGSMigrants) we talked about their perspectives in the struggle with the refugees and their practical (...)

Hovhannes Gevorkian


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

Gender & Sexuality

My Life as a Gay Worker

February 13, 2016 | Rachid’s story is not an isolated case; it is that of millions of workers who remain in the shadows. Coming to terms with one’s sexuality when it doesn’t correspond to heterosexual norms is a fight (...)

Rachid Stali