Gender & Sexuality

INTERVIEW

The Trotskyist Drag King of Mexico City

August 26, 2017 | The following is an interview with Mexican drag king, Nancy Cazares, also known as Gabriel. Nancy is also a Trotskyist militant of the Movimiento de Trabajadores Socialistas (...)

INTERVIEW

"No One is Handed Freedom on a Silver Platter": Women and the Russian Revolution

August 23, 2017 | An interview with author of Women, State and Revolution, Wendy Goldman.

ARGENTINA

Women Workers vs Intersectional Exploitation

August 16, 2017 | PepsiCo is a multinational corporation with a woman CEO, awarded for multiculturalism in her company. The women in a PepsiCo factory in Argentina are facing off against PepsiCo, demonstrating (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

FEMINISM

This is What Socialist Feminism Looks Like

July 24, 2017 | Pan y Rosas is a socialist women's group in several countries around the world. This article focuses on the rise of Pan y Rosas, Argentina.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

LGBTQI

Counter-Pride March in Madrid: The Sisters of Stonewall Would Have Been Proud of Us

July 15, 2017 | Orgullo Crítico is an effort to deepen the analysis of “pink capitalism,” and is fueled by an anti-systemic spirit.

Carmen C.A.

HISTORY

Clara Zetkin: A Great Organizer of Socialists, Women Workers

July 12, 2017 | A brief history of the life of socialist revolutionary, Clara Zetkin.

Andrea D’Atri

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

Rain on the Parade: Killer Cops Exposed at Pride Parades in Major Cities

June 26, 2017 | Around the country, people demanded an end to corporate, pro-police Pride Parades.

GENDER AND SEXUALITY

Rainbows on Their Cars But Blood On Their Hands: No Cops at Pride

June 25, 2017 | The police force that locks up and harasses people of color and working class people wants to portray themselves as gay-friendly for the Pride parade.We cannot be deceived by rainbows on their (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

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 AND SEXUALITY

Rainbow Rising in Los Angeles

June 13, 2017 | Los Angeles LGBT community rises! The usual pride parade is replaced with a protest. What are the limits and possibilities of this movement?

Julia Wallace

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 (...)

UNITED STATES

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

WOMEN'S RIGHTS

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

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

“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

EUROPE

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

MEXICO

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

WOMEN'S STRUGGLE

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'S MOVEMENT

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

WOMEN'S STRUGGLE

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

WOMEN'S STRIKE

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

MEXICO

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

GUEST POST:

“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

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