Gender & Sexuality
Rainbow Rising in Los Angeles
Los Angeles LGBT community rises!The usual pride parade is replaced with a protest. What are the limits and possibilities of this movement?
Julia WallaceJune 13, 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 ArruzzaMarch 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 FlakinMarch 12, 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 DunneMarch 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 CozzarelliMarch 8, 2017