From Stonewall to Black Lives Matter
This article takes up the threads of continuity from the Stonewall uprising to the current Black Lives Matter uprising. Originally published in Spectre Journal.
Keegan O'BrienAugust 12, 2020
Stonewall Was a Riot
Today is the first day of Pride Month, a celebration of the Stonewall Riot in 1969. Now uprisings are breaking out all over the country. Wealthy, white gay men today might be opposed to “violence,” but the history of the LGBTQ+ movement shows that riots of oppressed people are about liberation.
Tatiana CozzarelliJune 1, 2020
From Queer Liberation to Socialist Revolution
There is no revolution without queer liberation. The Following is a speech on the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising by Left Voice editor Tatiana Cozzarelli given last December 13th at Left Voice magazine's issue #5 launch party.
Tatiana CozzarelliJanuary 9, 2020
Against Co-Optation: The Life of Marsha P. Johnson
Today on August 24th we honor the life and death of Marsha P. Johnson and the legacy she left behind. She was a black trans drag-queen, sex-worker, and HIV/AIDS activist with a revolutionary spirit. Marsha was a mother and friend to many, a talented performer, an advocate for homeless trans youth, and a radical black […]
Maddox WilsonAugust 24, 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
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
Life After Stonewall: The Struggle Against TERFs and the Far Right
Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminists are aligned with right wing views on gender and sexuality. Here is where they come from and why we should fight them.
Signý A.June 26, 2019