PDFs

The Fort Hood three

Pamphlet about the Ford Hood three: three American GIs who refused to go and fight in the Vietnam War.

Critique of the "gay demands" - The Red Butterfly

A communiqué issued by the revolutionary socialist cell within the Gay Liberation Front critiquing what they saw as "gay nationalism" and "extreme segregationism" in a document called "gay demands" issued at the Black Panther Party's “Revolutionary People's Constitutional Convention Planning Session” in Philadelphia, 5 September 1970. It was distributed at a follow-up BPP convention in Washington DC in November. While we may not agree with all of it, particularly the passages which slip into transphobia, we reproduce it here for reference.

Appeal on behalf on an oppressed human variety - Kurt Hiller

Classic speech against gay oppression written by Kurt Hiller for the Second International Congress for Sexual Reform in Copenhagen in 1928, which was translated by the Marxist cell within the Gay Liberation Front and published in 1970.

Gay oppression: a radical analysis - The Red Butterfly

A Marxist analysis of discrimination experienced by LGB people, published by a section of the Gay Liberation Front in New York in 1970.

The gay manifesto - Carl Wittman

A radical manifesto for gay liberation published by the Marxist cell of the US Gay Liberation Front in 1970.

Gay liberation - The Red Butterfly

Gay liberation pamphlet cover

Introductory pamphlet about gay liberation produced by The Red Butterfly, a Marxist cell within the New York Gay Liberation Front first published in 1970.

Carnival of the Oppressed, The Angry Brigade and the Gay Liberation Front

Gay News rally

An article investigating the relationship between Gay Liberationist groups and the British New Left.

The Situationist Times

The Situationist Times was an international, English-language periodical created and edited by Jacqueline de Jong, of which six issues were published between 1962 and 1967. A radical compendium using such Situationist tactics as détournement and a printed form of dérive, the journal included essays, artwork, found images, and quotations concerned with such issues as topology, politics, and spectacle culture.

Talking schools - Colin Ward

A comprehensive school in the 1970s

A compilation of 10 talks given by Colin Ward on education from a libertarian and anarchist perspective.

The New Solidarity newspaper

Partial archive of The New Solidarity, a newspaper produced out of Chicago by the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) from 1918-1920. NS replaced Defense News Bulletin.