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.
Reba LandersFebruary 9, 2023
Love and Care Beyond Capitalism
The new book by Sophie Lewis inspires debates about family abolition and socialism.
Josefina L. MartínezDecember 11, 2022
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.
Ezra BrainNovember 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
Police Can’t Stop Gendered Violence — They Cause It
Liberals often argue, in response to calls to defund or abolish the police, that we need more cops to protect women against sexist violence. But police are a source of sexist violence, not a solution. An officer of London's Metropolitan Police killed Sarah Everard — and others attacked people who gathered to remember her.
Ezra BrainMarch 19, 2021
The Woman Question in the Work of Leon Trotsky
What do the works of revolutionary leader Leon Trotsky have to say about patriarchal oppression under capitalism and the path forward for women's liberation?
Andrea D'AtriJuly 22, 2020