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Gender & Sexuality

International Women’s Day Is a Strike Day

On March 8, lots of workers went on strike in Germany. This is what International Women's Day has always been about.

Nathaniel Flakin

March 9, 2022

Across the World, Millions Take To the Street on International Women’s Day

Against war, femicide, and gender-based violence, and for the right to live freely and with dignity, millions took to the streets across the world to commemorate International Women’s Day.

Left Voice

March 9, 2022

Why Should Women Fight for Socialism?

Will overthrowing capitalism be enough to end the oppression of women? No, but it is a necessary step.

Andrea D'Atri

March 8, 2022

Luxemburg, Zetkin, and Revolutionary Feminism against the War

This year, International Women’s Day takes place amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Here, we revisit some of the debates among Marxists and socialist feminists in the lead up to the First World War.

The Left Book Club Presents: Bread and Roses, by Andrea D’Atri

The Left Book Club presents Bread and Roses: Gender and Class Under Capitalism, by Andrea D'Atri. Join an online event with Andrea D’Atri, Camille Barbagallo and Alessandra Mezzadri as they discuss perspectives to dismantle capitalist patriarchy and develop a radical socialist feminism that fights for the emancipation of women and of all humankind. March 10th, 7pm BST / 2pm EST.

Left Voice

March 7, 2022

Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill Is Another Attack on Queer Youth and All Educators

Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill would make it illegal to discuss gender and sexuality in K–12 schools. We need a unified, national movement against these right-wing attacks.

Ezra Brain

February 14, 2022

Sorry Biden, but Better than Trump Is Not Good Enough for Queer People

Biden's first year in office has been defined by broken promises and a lack of any meaningful action to protect or expand the rights of LGBTQ+ people at home or abroad.

Olivia Wood

February 7, 2022

Ireland and Argentina Won Abortion Rights through Struggle. Protecting Our Rights Here Won’t Be Any Different

Abortion rights are under threat in the United States. As the abortion movements in Ireland and Argentina have shown, the right to free, safe, and legal abortions can only be won through combative action and mass mobilization in the streets.

Emma Lee

December 11, 2021

A TERF-Far Right Alliance Has Launched a New Transphobic Onslaught

In view of the increasing number of reactionary articles in the press and other public statements of that ilk, this article proposes a short guide to survival in transphobic territory — with a focus on Britain, the United States, and France.

Julian Vile

December 7, 2021