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Transgender people have made major strides in visibility and won important victories in recent years. Nevertheless, trans people continue to struggle with hate-based violence, economic marginalization, and social exclusion. The stakes have been raised further...

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Below is the text of the leaflet that Socialist Alternative is distributing at pride events around the country. You can download the pdf here. The LGBTQIA community lost 49 of our sisters and brothers this...

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After bills targeting trans people failed to pass in seven states since the beginning of 2016, North Carolina’s legislators held a special session and, in 12 hours, pushed through the first statewide bathroom bill in...

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Danni Askini is a leading trans activist in Seattle and the Pacific Northwest. She is the Executive Director of the Gender Justice League and is one of the main organizers of Trans* Pride Seattle. Here,...

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Young people internationally are being politicised by the oppression of women and LGBT people, opening up debates as to how this discrimination and inequality can be ended. EMMA QUINN (Socialist Party, CWI in Ireland) looks...

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The face of Utah politics is changing. Salt Lake City just elected its first lesbian mayor to officei, indicative of a major shift in political consciousness for Utah’s largest city. Salt Lake City is also...

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From the transgender women and gay men who fought back against racist police during the Compton Cafeteria Riots in 1966, to the militant ACT-UP organizers who demanded the FDA approve life-saving AIDS medication in the...

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The Kshama Sawant re-election campaign joined the celebrations of the Seattle Pride Parade with an energetic contingent of 150 supporters....

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The Supreme Court's decision that same sex couples have the right to be married in all 50 states is an historic victory which was the result of a determined, well-organized mass campaign. ...

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The Next Steps In Queer Liberation This month, the Supreme Court will rule on whether marriage rights should be given to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex (LGBTQI) people across the country. The fact...

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