As the women of Iran rise up once again, these stories from the Freedom Socialist archives are more relevant than ever.
The Transgender Issue by Shon Faye: A multi-issue manifesto for transgender justice
The Transgender Issue is a sophisticated and compelling argument for justice, demanding that the scapegoating of transgender people must stop!
Taliban takes the rights of Afghan women and girls hostage in a bid to gain international recognition of the regime
For the Taliban, blocking female education in Afghanistan is both leverage in international relations and the result of medieval, misogynist beliefs.
‘Equal Opportunity’ in 1988 – A Balance Sheet
The limitations of seeking employment equality within the existing structures are clear. Equal opportunity programs only provide the option for some to get nearer to the top of an unequal system. We need to defend and extend such reforms by using them as tools to protect existing rights and gains. But reforms cannot finally redress the inequitable position of women and other oppressed groups in the labour market, let alone society as a whole.