Struggle for marriage equality advances

The fight for equal same-sex marriage rights has dominated much of the news and activism of the LGBTQ community over the last decade. In...

The Marxist understanding of the roots of LGBTQ oppression

Revolutionary struggle and LGBTQ liberation Every ruling class in history declares that their order is the “natural” state of society. According to this sort of history—which...

Cuba: ‘for families free of homophobia’

An interview with Mariela Castro The following interview by Dalia González Delgado originally appeared in Granma Internacional. Director of the National Sex Education Center (CENESEX) and...

Trans people fight back on many fronts

The LGBTQ struggle has a basic unity in the fight to overturn oppression based on sexual orientation & patriarchal gender norms. But while “lesbian” “gay” & “bisexual” describe a sexual orientation, “trans” describes a gender identity.

Massive march demands full equality for LGBT people

The Oct. 11 demonstration of 250,000 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, along with their straight allies, in Washington, D.C., marked a potentially huge turning point in the struggle for equality.

Solidarity is the key to advancing LGBT rights

This June, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movement marks the 37th anniversary of the June 27, 1969 Stonewall Rebellion. Millions of LGBT people, friends and supporters everywhere will be marching, rallying and celebrating the struggle for LGBT liberation.

The 1969 Stonewall rebellion and lessons for today

The Stonewall uprising that began on June 27, 1969, in New York City was a shot that rang out around the world. It marked the arrival of the mass movement for equality for lesbians, gay men, transgender and bisexual men and women.