Gender & Sexuality


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 station.


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 work.

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

ARGENTINA - 30th annual National Women's Meeting

"For socialism! For internationalism! For bread and for roses!"

October 27, 2015 | The 30th annual National Women's Meeting took place in the coastal city of Mar del Plata, Argentina. The Left and the Workers’ Front (FIT) joined Pan y Rosas, a national women's organization (...)


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

LGBTphobia in Brazil and Challenges for the Movement

What Did I Do to You?

September 29, 2015 | “What did I do to you?” Those were among the last words uttered by Adriano Oca, a gay man. He was stabbed to death on July 5 in the impoverished outskirts of the city of Rio de Janeiro.

Tatiana Cozzarelli


Pao e Rosas Conference: The Fury that Turns into Organizing Energy

September 11, 2015 | Four hundred women and LGBT people attended Pao e Rosas Conference in Brazil

Tatiana Cozzarelli


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


"Equality in law does not mean equality in life"

July 01, 2015 | Virginia Guitzel is a trans public health worker who lives in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo. She is a militant of the Movimento Revolucionário de Trabalhadores (Revolutionary Workers Movement), part of (...)