Gender & Sexuality
CUNY Union Chapter Unanimously Passes Resolution in Support of Trans Rights
The Graduate Center chapter of PSC-CUNY, the faculty, staff, and graduate worker union of the City University of New York, passed a resolution pledging support to all workers fighting the anti-trans bills nationwide.
Olivia WoodMarch 12, 2023
“We Won’t Go Down Without a Fight”: Trans Youth Walkout and Speak Out
The following is a speech by a student activist from NYC Youth for Trans Rights.
Raven BenjaminMarch 11, 2023
“We Need to Make a Change”: Trans Youth Speak Out and Walk Out
The following is a speech by a student activist from NYC for Trans Rights.
Alex CarrollMarch 10, 2023
International Women’s Day #8M: Pan y Rosas Mobilized Across the Globe
Pan y Rosas participated in demonstrations in France, Spain, Germany, Argentina and other Latin American countries.
La Izquierda Diario MexicoMarch 10, 2023
Heading into International Women’s Day in Mexico: Let’s Be Thousands in the Streets against Femicide and Violence
In 2022, 3,754 women were killed in Mexico, but only 33.7 percent were investigated as femicides. We need to build a movement that fights against misogynist violence.
Movimiento de los Trabajadores Socialistas (MTS)March 6, 2023
The Unprecedented Attack on Trans Rights
There is a massive attack on the rights of trans people, especially trans youth. It is necessary to pay attention and mobilize to protect trans rights.
Olivia WoodFebruary 22, 2023
Over 300 Anti-Trans Bills Got Only Nine Seconds in Biden’s SOTU Address
President Biden spent just nine seconds of his State of the Union speech addressing the oppression of trans people, despite Republicans advancing more than 300 anti-trans bills through state legislatures. In the Republican response, however, far-right governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders spent a significant portion of her time pushing anti-“woke” transphobic messaging. This is not a coincidence.
Reba LandersFebruary 9, 2023
The New York Times Is Wrong: Trans Kids Need Support, Not “Gender Skepticism”
While state legislatures across the country have launched an unprecedented attack on trans youth, the New York Times saw fit to publish a pair of articles calling on liberals to make space for “gender skeptical” ideas among parents. They are wrong. Trans kids need more support, not gender skepticism.
Reba LandersJanuary 31, 2023
Class Struggle Solidarity and the Trans Movement (or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Class)
While writers at The New York Times staged a 24-hour walkout on Thursday, some trans people expressed skepticism about showing solidarity for workers at a publication that distributes so much transphobia. A trans socialist explains why queer solidarity with the labor movement is so important, even when workers might not yet be taking up our struggles.
Ezra BrainDecember 11, 2022
In a Win for Reproductive Justice, Michigan Voters Reject Abortion Ban
Michigan’s Proposal 3 restores some of Roe’s protections in a mass repudiation of the undemocratic Supreme Court. This is a win for abortion rights, but the movement for reproductive justice must demand more than what Michigan had under Roe.
Lisa YoungsNovember 9, 2022