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Free, Safe, Legal Abortion on Demand: a Fighting Program to Win

The recently-leaked draft opinion by Samuel Alito shows conclusively that the conservative Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade with devastating consequences. In response we must build a movement to defend and expand abortion rights.

Left Voice

May 16, 2022

Florida Teacher Fired for Speaking about Sexuality

A teacher in Florida was fired under the state’s “Don’t Say Gay” law. We must build a fighting labor movement to defend her, as well as all other teachers and students targeted by the onslaught of anti-LGTBQ+ bills.

Emma Lee

May 13, 2022

The Unbelievable Struggles of Queer Organizers Trying to Unionize an Ohio Starbucks

From rampant misgendering and denial of promised trans healthcare to hostile store management and callused corporate rebuffs, queer union organizers at one Cleveland Starbucks have their work cut out for them.

Mandy Shunnarah

April 7, 2022

Disney Workers Walk Out To Protest Complicity in “Don’t Say Gay” Bill

Disney workers are staging walkouts to protest the company’s refusal to condemn Florida’s recently-passed anti-LGBTQ+ bill.

Sybil Davis

March 22, 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.

Sybil Davis

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

Feminists in El Paso, Texas Hold Vigil for Murdered Lesbian Couple

Last weekend, feminists in El Paso, Texas held a vigil for Yulisza Ramírez and Nohemí Medina Martínez who were murdered earlier this month. We need to build a mass movement that will mobilize for every instance of homophobic, misogynistic, and patriarchal violence.

Paul Ginestá

January 28, 2022

Femicides in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, Spark Widespread Outrage

Earlier this week, two young women were found dead on the Juárez-Porvenir highway in Mexico. Relatives had reported the lesbian couple missing two days earlier. The prosecutor’s office is denying it was a hate crime.

Isabel Vega

January 22, 2022

In Victory for LGBTQ+ Movement, Chile Legalizes Marriage Equality

On Tuesday, Chile became the eighth Latin American country to legalize marriage equality. This historic victory was won in the streets.

Left Voice

December 8, 2021