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
45,000 Reclaim Stonewall at NYC’s Queer Liberation March
On Sunday, June 30, 2019, forty five thousand people marched from Stonewall to Central Park in the Reclaim Pride Coalition’s alternative to New York City’s #WorldPride programming.
Olivia WoodJuly 1, 2019
No Rainbow Capitalism: The Five Worst Corporations to Kick Out of Pride
Pride parades across the countries are full of corporate booths and floats. We've picked the five most heinous corporate sponsors. These companies drape themselves in rainbow flags while hurting LGBTQ+ people around the world.
Violet GlaserJune 29, 2019
Queer Struggle, Class Struggle: Reflections on Stonewall at 50
Today marks the 50th anniversary of Stonewall. The three-day riot against police violence will be commemorated with radical demonstrations, but also with "parades" including police, corporate floats and speeches by capitalist politicians. What happened? Has queerness lost its revolutionary potential?
Roberto JaraJune 28, 2019
An Anti-Capitalist Guide to NYC’s Pride Weekend
On the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall, the WorldPride Parade in New York—with its corporate sponsorships and close relationship with the cops—is not the only Pride event taking place. Here is a short guide to Pride in New York City this weekend.
AJ Rio-GlickJune 28, 2019
No Cops, No Corporations—An Interview with Reclaim Pride in New York City
The Reclaim Pride Coalition rejects corporate co-optation, denounces imperialism and state violence, and seeks to center the most marginalized in our community. They are calling a Queer Liberation March this Sunday. Left Voice spoke with Colin Ashley.
Left VoiceJune 27, 2019
NYPD, Apology for Stonewall Not Accepted
New York City Police Commissioner James O’Neill apologized for the police brutality at Stonewall. Apology not accepted.
Tatiana CozzarelliJune 7, 2019