Gender & Sexuality

Stonewall Was a Riot

Today is the first day of Pride Month, a celebration of the Stonewall Riot in 1969. Now uprisings are breaking out all over the country. Wealthy, white gay men today might be opposed to “violence,” but the history of the LGBTQ+ movement shows that riots of oppressed people are about liberation.

Feminism and Coronavirus: What Next?

Feminism has already warned that capitalism brutally expands the precariousness of the work necessary for social reproduction, work that falls mainly on women, and the acute contradiction between life and profit under this system. The pandemic confirms these diagnoses. So what do we do next?

Whither Queer Liberation?

Fifty years after the Stonewall uprising, the LGBTQ+ movement faces lots of conservative pressures. What could a revolutionary alternative look like?

Covid-19 and Domestic Violence

With stay-at-home orders in many states, one critical public health measure will be exacerbated: domestic violence, as victims are confined at home with their abusers and with fewer resources to ensure their safety.