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LGBT People and Refugees: Fighting and Resisting Together!

Q: Tell us a bit about LGSMigrants. How did you begin and what demands are you fighting for? A: LGSMigrants was set up in autumn of last year. We had been watching the horrific consequences of European border policies all spring and summer, including all the drownings in the Mediterranean, the worsening situation in the […]

Hovhannes Gevorkian

March 22, 2016

Gay Youth Brutally Murdered in Chile

On Wednesday, February 17, Marcelo Lepe was assassinated with a shot to the thorax, for being gay. We must call for justice for Marcelo and all others who die because of homo and transphobia!

Gabriela Muñoz Munizaga

February 23, 2016

Love in the Time of Capitalism

This Sunday, many will enjoy a day with their spouses and partners filled with Hallmark cards, roses and sentimental dates. For some, Valentine’s Day is a day to express deep love and desire. For others, a performance of affection in a charade of a partnership that is no longer emotionally or sexually fulfilling.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

February 14, 2016

My Life as a Gay Worker

Rachid’s story is not an isolated case; it is that of millions of workers who remain in the shadows. Coming to terms with one’s sexuality when it doesn’t correspond to heterosexual norms is a fight within all social classes.

Rachid Stali

February 13, 2016

Pao e Rosas Conference: The Fury that Turns into Organizing Energy

On August 29, 400 women and LGBT people gathered at the Sao Paulo (Brazil) metro workers’ union building for a conference organized by Bread and Roses (Pao e Rosas), the international socialist women’s organization made up of militants of the Trotskyist Fraction and independents.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

September 11, 2015

Socialism and LGBT Liberation

The Left Voice presents an interview with Sherry Wolf, an activist, public speaker, and writer from Brooklyn, NY. She is an associate editor for the International Socialist Review and author of Sexuality and Socialism: History, Politics and Theory of LGBT Liberation.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

September 7, 2015

“Equality in law does not mean equality in life”

We interviewed Virginia Guitzel, a trans public health worker who lives in Santo Andre, Sao Paulo. Here she discusses the connections between capitalism and trans oppression, as well as the way forward for trans liberation.

Left Voice

July 1, 2015

Against the authoritarianism and homophobia of the Russian government!

By Carlos Muro, Cecilia Vargas The authoritarianism and homophobia of the Russian government have increased in recent years, arousing numerous protests. Among those most publicized by the press, in the Olympics, the Swedish high jumper Emma Green painted her nails with the colors of the rainbow, in support of the demands of gays and lesbians […]

Left Voice

August 2, 2013