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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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The Seattle Pride parade attracts over 100,000 people every year. While originally a celebration commemorating the radical origins of the LGBT liberation movement and the 1969 Stonewall uprising, Pride in recent years has become a...

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What Next for LGBTQ Liberation? With two anti-gay laws, the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and California’s Proposition 8, being struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court this past week, the LGBTQ movement has...

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