Gender & Sexuality
Spain: Mass Mobilizations against Homophobic Murder Met with Government Repression
After a homophobic hate crime, thousands take to the streets.
La Izquierda Diario ArgentinaJuly 8, 2021
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
Democrats and Banks Won’t Steal Juneteenth or Pride
From Juneteenth to Stonewall, the capitalists want to co-opt Black radicalism. Don't let them.
Carmin MaffeaJune 25, 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
Texas Bans Abortion
On May 19, Texas governor Greg Abbott signed a bill that makes abortion after six weeks of pregnancy illegal in the state of Texas, making Texas the state with the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation.
M.K. KumarJune 7, 2021
Marxism, Trans Liberation, and the Social Construction of Gender
A new generation of queer activists are debating: can Marxism be a strategy for trans and queer liberation?
Ezra BrainJune 6, 2021
Against the McDonalds of Pleasure
An interview with Virginia Guitzel, one of the authors of Transgender Marxism, about the situation of trans people in Brazil and the need for Marxism in the queer liberation movement.
Left VoiceJune 6, 2021
The Neoliberal Fracturing of LGBTQ+ Identities
An Interview with Peter Drucker about how lesbian and gay identity emerged alongside the welfare state. LGBTQ+ communities now face social polarization.
Left VoiceJune 6, 2021
Pride Month 2021: Call for Collaborators
Left Voice wants to publish your voices during Pride Month, June 2021.
Left VoiceMay 29, 2021
Marxism and Trans Liberation
It is impossible to achieve trans liberation, or the liberation of any oppressed sector of society within the framework of capitalism. We need a revolution to overthrow it.
Virginia GuitzelMay 28, 2021