FSP candidates Heidi Durham and Yolanda Alaniz (at right) made a splash with their 1991 race for Seattle City Council. “A comrade is as precious as a rice seedling” is… Read more »
Freedom Socialist editorial — “Suffragette” — see it!
Window-smashing, blowing up mail boxes, arson, police brutality, prison … the fight for women’s vote in Britain was no ladies’ tea party. Working women’s courageous participation in the struggle in… Read more »
“No more stolen sisters” — Canadian First Nations demand action on missing and murdered women
“Even though the grave has silenced my granddaughter’s voice, I will continue to speak for her,” vows Renee Hess of Helyna Rivera, a Mohawk woman who was murdered in the… Read more »
Women’s liberation needs transgender warriors
Radical Women counters the transphobia of feminists who see trans women as “ghastly parodies,” in Germaine Greer’s words, with an argument against biological determinism.
A militant queer movement can win same-sex marriage rights and full equality!
Twice last year, the streets of Melbourne were filled with a stunning spectacle of rainbow colours, placards and people calling out for the right of same-sex couples to marry. Both… Read more »
On the centenary of International Women’s Day: Celebrate by fighting for a better world!
Copenhagen is now associated with a dirty deal on climate change concocted by big business and compliant governments. But 100 years ago, in 1910, Copenhagen hosted a different gathering with… Read more »
Stand up to Washington’s terror: Free Lynne Stewart!
Last November, New York-based civil rights and criminal defence attorney Lynne Stewart was sent to prison. Stewart had been convicted in 2005 of providing support to “terrorist” Sheik Omar Abdel… Read more »
Time to take action: Sisters, let’s emulate Dora Montefiore!
As a socialist feminist, I often think about what this means. There is much in my everyday experience that points out the need to change the position of women in… Read more »
From Queensland to Victoria: Take on the anti-abortion zealots!
On April 16, 2009 a 19-year-old woman was charged under Queensland’s Criminal Code for procuring her own abortion. Her 21-year-old partner was charged for importing Mifipristone (RU486), a drug widely… Read more »
Afghan women fend off misogynist law
On March 31 this year, the war in Afghanistan took a gruesome turn when a new law placed women of the Shia minority under the absolute control of their husbands…. Read more »