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Trans Rights

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 Brain

June 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 Voice

June 6, 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 Guitzel

May 28, 2021

The New Culture Wars: Republicans Attack Trans Children to Prop Up Their Electoral Hopes

The recent spate of terrible bills attacking trans rights are part of a larger strategy of the Republicans, who are relaunching the culture wars in an attempt to win back power.

Ezra Brain

April 10, 2021

For the Right to a Trans* Childhood: Arkansas Passes Deadly Anti-Trans* Bill

Arkansas is one of many states that are trying to dangerously restrict that ability of trans* youth to access gender-affirming healthcare. This is just another step in a larger assault on trans* rights as part of the culture wars that Republicans hope will rally their base and bring them back to power.

Ezra Brain

March 30, 2021

States Banning Abortion and Healthcare for Trans* People 

States across the U.S. have been increasingly making healthcare policy and law based more in bigotry and control than in science and human rights. Over a dozen states are planning to institute near-complete abortion bans and many are trying to keep young trans* people from accessing transition healthcare.

Signý A.

March 26, 2021

Trans* Liberation is Only Possible If We Overthrow Capitalism

On Transgender Day of Rememberance, let us honor the Trans* lives that have been stolen by a rotten and oppressive system. The only way to ensure true liberation is to end the oppressive system of capitalism.

Ezra Brain

November 20, 2020

Two Trans* Activists in Chile Arrested at Indigenous Protest — Free Lyam and Omar Now!

Last night in Chile, trans* activists Lyam Riveros and Omar Diaz were arrested while at a protest in support of the Mapuche people. To date, we have not been given any information about their whereabouts. We demand their release now!

President Trump Rolls Back Healthcare Discrimination Protections for Transgender People

On the fourth anniversary of the Pulse massacre and in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration announced it would roll back healthcare protections for transgender people. The new rule will allow healthcare and insurance providers to deny medical care and coverage to transgender people. 

Nathaniel Flakin

June 15, 2020