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Gender & Sexuality

Solidarity with Ni Una Menos at Left Forum

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 solidarity.

Left Voice

June 4, 2017

Trump’s War on Women: The First 100 Days

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 resistance.

Melania, Get off the Stage

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 words and actions.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

April 3, 2017

“Feminists are currently leading the way”

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 International Viewpoint spoke to Cinzia Arruzza, one of the organizers of the US Women’s Strike and a well-known Marxist feminist writer and activist, about the broader significance of these mobilizations.

Cinzia Arruzza

March 20, 2017

10,000 at International Women’s Day in Berlin

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. Striking workers were also present.

Nathaniel Flakin

March 12, 2017

Largest Mexican Women’s Day of the 21st Century

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 300 workers and youth.

Nathaniel Flakin

March 9, 2017

International Women’s Day: Feminism and Workers’ Movements

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

March 9, 2017

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

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 -- workers’ mobilizations and socialism -- must be forcefully taken up in the Trump era.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

March 8, 2017

Rise Up With the Women of the World

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 we have been waiting for.

Julia Wallace

March 7, 2017