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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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The 'Yes' vote to the Marriage Equality referendum represented a huge vote in support of equality for LGBTQ people and in support of progress and social change. ...

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Socialist Alternative St. Louis member, Ashton Rome, spoke at the 2015 LGBTQ Task Force’s Creating Change Conference in Denver, arguing that the fight against systemic racism, mass incarceration, economic disenfranchisement and police brutality is a...

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The recent state-level “religious freedom” bills in Arkansas and Indiana, which initially included language which would protect businesses from law suits for refusing service to LGBTQ customers on religious grounds, provoked massive opposition. This came...

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Leslie Feinberg, an influential transgender socialist activist and writer, passed away on November 15, 2014 after a long battle with tick borne diseases. Her final words were “Hasten the revolution! Remember me as a communist...

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In the wake the of the murder of unarmed teenager Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri by police officer Darren Wilson and the ongoing protests demanding justice, many groups have written letters of solidarity to the...

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By Socialist Alternative Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant This year we march in our 40th Seattle Pride Parade, continuing the decades of heroic struggle by LGBTQ people for equal rights. Like all other victories for...

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This week has seen a major splash from the effects of Michael Sam, University of Missouri’s college football star, coming out proudly as gay. While there have been NFL players who have come out after...

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