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Gender & Sexuality

A Patriarchal Stereotype Sustains the Capitalist System: The “Inferior, Submissive Woman”

Gender violence is the direct result of the capitalist system’s patriarchal structure, which serves the exploitation and oppression upon which the system thrives.

Scilla Di Pietro

November 29, 2021

Healthcare Workers Must Join the Fight for Trans Liberation

Healthcare workers must join the fight against attacks on the trans community. In the process, we must fight to destroy the capitalist system that oppresses us all.

Mike Pappas

November 20, 2021

We Must Build a Mass Movement for Trans Rights

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance. Trans rights are under attack across the United States and the world. We need to build a mass movement to protect and defend trans rights.

Ezra Brain

November 20, 2021

The Police, Not Trans People, Make Women Unsafe

Wayne Couzens, a London police officer, kidnapped and murdered a woman. But, rather than focusing on systemic police violence toward women, the Guardian chose to publish an op-ed blaming trans people for making women unsafe.

Ezra Brain

October 6, 2021

Free, Safe, Legal Abortions Will be Won in the Streets: October 2 is Just the Beginning

On October 2 we march for the right to free, safe, legal abortion on demand and without apology. We can't trust the courts or the Democrats with our rights. We must fight for abortion rights as part of a struggle for free healthcare, childcare and more.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

October 2, 2021

Chile Takes Step Towards Decriminalizing Abortion

The lower house of the Chilean congress has approved a reform that would decriminalize abortion before 14 weeks of gestation. This is an important step forward and is a result of recent mass protests, but the fight continues for legal, safe and free abortion in Chile.

Pan y Rosas

October 1, 2021

Anti-Imperialism Is Inseparable from Anti-Capitalism: A Socialist Feminist Perspective

With the narrative of justifying imperialist intervention in the name of women’s rights called into question by 20 years of disastrous U.S. occupation in Afghanistan, the space is open for rethinking what it means to take up the fight for women’s emancipation with a staunchly anti-imperialist perspective.

Sou Mi

September 11, 2021

Feminist Struggle Is at the Heart of Class Struggle in Afghanistan

Contrary to the claims of bourgeois historians, demands for social reforms in Afghanistan — particularly in the realm of women’s rights — predate both the U.S. and Soviet occupations.

Sou Mi

September 11, 2021

Liberal Feminism Is an Imperialist Project

U.S. imperialism is responsible for the conditions facing women in Afghanistan today and others like them all across the world. Liberal feminism, with its reliance on the imperialist capitalist state, will never liberate the working class and poor women.

Sou Mi

September 11, 2021