A Marxist Take on the Attack on Trans Rights
Our sister site in France, Révolution Permanente, interviewed Left Voice member Enid Brain about the attack on trans rights in the United States. Enid covers how the crisis of neoliberalism drives the attacks, the role of the Democratic Party, the need for a class independent approach and organization to fight the attacks, and more.
Sybil DavisJune 30, 2023
#AllThatsLeftPod: How We Win the Fight for Trans Rights
In this episode of the podcast, we discuss both the right-wing and liberal attacks on trans rights, and the need for a movement and a working-class party with a socialist perspective to protect the oppressed.
Otto ForsJune 28, 2023
Ominous New Attacks on Trans Rights Remind Us…It’s Capitalism
If the viciousness and hostility against trans people and ultimately all LGBT people is today open-carried on the Far Right, it is our dependence on fair-weather liberals and the politicians of the Democratic Party that is our Achilles’ heel.
Ian Scott HorstFebruary 17, 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.
R.F. LandersFebruary 9, 2023
Florida Is Poised to Ban Gender-Affirming Care for Minors — We Need a Movement for Trans Lives
In the latest assault on trans youth, the Florida Board of Medicine voted to draft a rule to ban gender affirming care for anyone under the age of 18. This heinous attack must be fought back by a mass movement.
Sybil DavisNovember 1, 2022
Femicide in South Korea: The State and Bosses Are Responsible
The recent murder of a woman who worked for Seoul Metro shows the dangers faced by women workers in Korea. The working class must organize against femicide and sexual harassment in the workplace.
Youngmi LeeOctober 5, 2022
GOP Introduces Federal Bill Attacking Trans Children
House Republicans have introduced a federal anti-trans bill specifically attacking children and school employees. It’s a sign of things to come from the GOP’s increasingly reactionary agenda.
Olivia WoodJuly 15, 2022
A Patriarchal Stereotype Sustains the Capitalist System: The “Inferior, Submissive Woman”
Gender violence is the direct result of the capitalist system’s patriarchal structure, which serves the exploitation and oppression upon which the system thrives.
Scilla Di PietroNovember 29, 2021
Pinkwashing: Why Big Corporations Drape Themselves in Rainbows
Large companies use non-discrimination programs, logos emblazoned with the pride flag, and LGBTQ+ and female directors to advocate for "inclusion" in a world where inequality is the norm.
Pablo HerónJune 8, 2021