Interview: The #czarnyprotest and Monday’s women strike might be a turning point in Polish...

Large protests have taken place in Poland against a proposed ban on abortion in all cases. On Monday (3 October) Polish women are taking part in a nationwide strike to defend their basic reproductive...
Trans rights are human rights

Trans Day of Remembrance 2019

20 November is Trans Day of Remembrance. Patricia Lockhart, an activist with Sisters Uncut, reports on developments in Scotland and argues that socialists need to stand against transphobia now more than ever.

Repeal: A fight against misogyny and the legacy of imperialism

The British ‘resolution’ to conflict in Ireland was to entrench the power of the reactionary sectarian forces in Irish politics.

Review: The Politics of Everybody

Bill Crane reviews Holly Lewis' standout book on the relationship between capitalism and oppression. One of the most promising trends on the intellectual left in recent years is the emergence of a strong and sophisticated...

Review: Contralto

Kate Bradley reviews Contralto, a one-hour work for video, strings, and percussion that features a cast of transgender women

Sexist Tory Austerity: why Sisters Uncut are marching this May Day

A member of Sisters Uncut writes about their May Day action coming up this bank holiday Monday The crisis facing domestic violence services across the UK is one key issue that has been largely overlooked in the run-up to...

Sexism is not an imported product

Dozens of women were sexually harassed on New Year's Eve in Germany. But rather than connecting the events to everyday sexist violence in Germany, the political and media establishments have focused on the nationalities...

Reflections of a reluctant transsexual

Evren Filgate gives their perspective on the reform of the Gender Recognition Act and the struggle that trans people face in their daily lives. We heard news a few weeks ago that the Gender Recognition...

Peckham Pride: ‘When one marginalised group becomes a target, it is a risk to...

Last Saturday saw the second year of Peckham Pride; marching through south London in a show of solidarity between the LGBT community and migrants. Ida-Sofie Picard, an organiser for Lesbians and Gays Support the...

Review: Blurred Lines

Jaz Blackwell-Pal reviews the play Blurred Lines, a political piece of theatre that highlights how powerful women are in the face of misogyny and a sexist onslaught.