Graduate Unions Lead the Way in National Reproductive Rights Walkouts
Students from schools across the United States are leading a Day of Action today to fight for the rights to safe, legal, and accessible abortion, gender affirming care, comprehensive sex education, and free contraception. They show the power of a labor movement that fights for workplace demands hand in hand with the defense against oppression.
Olivia WoodOctober 6, 2022
GOP Introduces Federal Bill Attacking Trans Children
House Republicans have introduced a federal anti-trans bill specifically attacking children and school employees. It’s a sign of things to come from the GOP’s increasingly reactionary agenda.
Olivia WoodJuly 15, 2022
Republicans’ Legislation Against Drag Shows Is Part of their Anti-LGBTQ+ Agenda
Right-wing reactionaries are taking aim at drag shows as part of their attack on LGBTQ+ rights. These proposed bills will undoubtedly open the floodgates for more and more explicit attacks against queer people across the country.
Sawyer SmithJune 14, 2022
Democratic Governor Betrays Trans Youth in Louisiana
The Louisiana State Legislature has banned trans girls and women from participating in school sports teams. Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards refused to take action.
Olivia WoodJune 8, 2022
Ni Una Menos: Inspiration from Argentina for the Trans Rights Movement
We should take inspiration from the Ni Una Menos movement in Latin America, which fought against femicides and laid the groundwork for the successful struggle for abortion rights. They chart the way forward in our struggle for trans rights and for bodily autonomy for all.
Ezra BrainJune 3, 2022
Protect Trans Youth, Fight for Bodily Autonomy: A Pride Month of Rage and Action
This Pride month and beyond, against the attacks on LGBTQ+ rights, the rights of trans youth and the right to bodily autonomy, we fight with all our strength for queer liberation.
Left VoiceJune 1, 2022
The Odyssey of Trans Women Trying to Flee Ukraine
Since the beginning of the war, the Ukrainian authorities have barred trans women from leaving the country. Laws in Ukraine are restrictive when it comes to accessing documents with the correct gender identity, and the war has further exacerbated the discrimination suffered by LGBTQ+ people.
Pablo HerónApril 13, 2022
As UK Parliament Considers Allowing Conversion Therapy for Trans People, Thousands March in Protest
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of London on Sunday to protest the Conservative Party government’s proposal to keep conversion therapy legal for trans people.
Ezra BrainApril 12, 2022
On Transgender Day of Visibility, Fight for Trans Youth
Trans kids are under attack across the United States. This Transgender Day of Visibility, let’s vow to fight for them.
Otto ForsMarch 31, 2022
Jezebel and Other Digital Media Workers Go on Strike, Demand Trans Rights
Roughly 100 unionized workers at websites under the G/O Media umbrella such as Jezebel and The Root went on strike Tuesday after the union’s contract expired. Among their central demands is trans-inclusive healthcare coverage for workers.
K.S. MehtaMarch 5, 2022