Gender & Sexuality

What Is International Women’s Day?

“Why is there no Men’s Day?” “Women’s Day should be every day.” “Buy your girlfriend flowers.” “Aren’t we getting any presents at the office?” “It’s not a day of celebration but of struggle, because it’s the day we remember the women workers who died in a fire.” “What fire?” Here, Andrea D’Atri explains the real history behind International Women’s Day.

15 Years of Bread and Roses

Prologue to the English edition of Bread and Roses: Gender and Class Under Capitalism by Andrea D’Atri, published now by Pluto Press.

Queer Liberation March Brings Tens of Thousands to the Streets — Police Attack Them with Pepper Spray

At yesterday’s Queer Liberation March for Black Lives & Against Police Brutality, the second annual march of the Reclaim Pride Coalition, cops engaged in the usual brutal oppression of protests with renewed vigor. In contrast to their behavior at the corporatized Heritage of Pride parade, in which cops march side by side with protesters, the police reminded the LGBTQ+ community that they have no place in our movements.

New York City’s Second Annual Queer Liberation March

This Sunday, LGBTQ+ people and their allies will take to the streets for the second annual Queer Liberation March in honor of the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and in opposition to the NYPD and all violence against LGBTQ+ people. This year’s march has been explicitly dedicated to Black LGBTQ+ people and demands that a minimum of a $1 billion be diverted from the NYPD to community services.