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On October 21, the New York Times released an article detailing the contents of a leaked memo from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) which seeks to redefine gender to exclude trans, non-binary,...

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Shahar Benhorin, Socialist Struggle Movement (CWI in Israel/Palestine) This was one of the most important demonstrations organized in Israel in recent years. The fact that all six parties in the Netanyahu coalition government all oppose...

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As we go to press the Supreme Court has issued a 7-2 ruling in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. This highly anticipated ruling is...

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Editorial comment from the November-December 2017 issue of The Socialist, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in Australia) Challenge the system that breeds inequality As we go to press this month the marriage equality plebiscite...

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Racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia – if we take a broad view of the history and diversity of human societies, it’s obvious these forms of oppression are not inherent to all times and places. They arise...

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On July 26, President Donald Trump released a series of tweets announcing his intention to ban transgender people from serving in the military. He claimed that trans people should not be allowed to serve on...

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Beginning in 1975 with a defiant block party at which Washington D.C.’s queer community courageously broke out of the closet, the city has since hosted an ever-growing collection of Pride events, known as “Capital Pride.”...

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The rights of oppressed communities, as well as working people more broadly, are under attack by Trump, and the LGBTQ community is no exception. Key steps forward for LGBTQ rights are now on the line,...

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Review of Dan Healey’s book: Homosexual Desire in Revolutionary Russia The socialist October Revolution in 1917 brought about fundamental, thoroughgoing changes in Russian society. Millions of people in the largest country on Earth quickly found themselves...

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2016 was the deadliest year in history to be transgender in the U.S. 27 murders. In four months in 2017, we have already lost eight. This reality transgender people face cannot stand. Abroad, things are...

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