Five Things We Should Fight For This Pride
This Pride weekend, we remember and celebrate the Stonewall uprising led by trans women of color. Although we have won some concessions, we have so much more to fight for. We must look past all of the trappings of rainbow capitalism — which seek to distract us from the work we still have to do — and understand that our role, like that of our elders before us, is to fight for queer liberation and the end of capitalism.
Tatiana CozzarelliJune 27, 2021
Queers for Socialist Revolution: Join the Left Voice Contingent at the Queer Liberation March
During Pride month, we remember and celebrate the Stonewall uprising led by trans women of color against the police. Around the world, from Myanmar to Colombia, queer folks have been on the front lines of fighting against the government, austerity, and police repression. In the U.S., queer folks were at the forefront of last year’s […]
Left VoiceJune 16, 2021
Queer Liberation March Brings Tens of Thousands to the Streets — Police Attack Them with Pepper Spray
At yesterday’s Queer Liberation March for Black Lives & Against Police Brutality, the second annual march of the Reclaim Pride Coalition, cops engaged in the usual brutal oppression of protests with renewed vigor. In contrast to their behavior at the corporatized Heritage of Pride parade, in which cops march side by side with protesters, the police reminded the LGBTQ+ community that they have no place in our movements.
Olivia WoodJune 29, 2020
New York City’s Second Annual Queer Liberation March
This Sunday, LGBTQ+ people and their allies will take to the streets for the second annual Queer Liberation March in honor of the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and in opposition to the NYPD and all violence against LGBTQ+ people. This year’s march has been explicitly dedicated to Black LGBTQ+ people and demands that a minimum of a $1 billion be diverted from the NYPD to community services.
Olivia WoodJune 27, 2020
Over 15,000 Gather in Brooklyn to Declare that Black Trans Lives Matter
Over 15,000 protesters took the streets in Brooklyn on Sunday in solidarity with trans* Black victims of state and transphobic violence.
Ezra BrainJune 15, 2020
Rainbow Rising: A Call for Queer Anti-Capitalist Submissions During Pride
We invite you to submit articles to Left Voice during Pride Month and contribute to the conversation around the need for socialism and queer liberation. Email us at [email protected]
Left VoiceMay 27, 2020
Police Protect “Straight Pride Parade” and Attack Counter-Protesters
The cops maced, beat and arrested the people who showed up to protest the white nationalist and hate-filled "straight pride parade" in Boston.
Tatiana CozzarelliSeptember 2, 2019
Berlin: Queers for Palestine at the Radical Pride Parade
“Queer liberation is anti-racist and anti-colonial.” An interview with Dr. Melanie Richter-Montpetit, one of the co-organizers of the Queers for Palestine block at the Radical Queer March on July 26 in Berlin.
Eleonora Roldán MendívilAugust 15, 2019