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
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
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
Commons of Love: The Socialist Case for Polyamory
In this guest post, Gracie Brett explains the links between capitalism and monogamy and explains the choice to be poly.
Gracie BrettJuly 27, 2019
The Women’s Movement We Fight For
Left Voice dossier for International Women's Day.
Left VoiceMarch 8, 2018
Love and Socialism
Throughout history, love has been at the service of the ruling class. What would love be like in socialism?
Tatiana CozzarelliFebruary 13, 2018
Freedom of Conscience or Right to Discriminate
U.S. department of Health and Human Services (HHS) plans to extend “protections” to healthcare workers who refuse to treat transgender patients. What does this mean for trans patients?
Han KoehleJanuary 22, 2018
The Decriminalization of ‘Homosexuality’ in the USSR: a Milestone in the History of Sexual Liberation
A brief history of the decriminalization of homosexual behavior in the USSR.
Rodrigo LópezNovember 30, 2017
#MeToo: Survivors Stand up to be Counted
The #MeToo campaign brings attention to the prevalence of sexual violence, particularly perpetrated by wealthy and powerful men. What does this mean for working class women?
Francesca GomesOctober 22, 2017
Bread and Roses: International Manifesto
This manifesto is presented in five languages and 11 countries where women workers (both inside and outside the home) and students make up the women’s organization Pan y Rosas (Bread and Roses).
Left VoiceJune 22, 2017