sex and sexuality

Crime as representation and reality - Gilles Dauvé

An introduction to the Castilian translation of 'For a World Without Moral Order' and 'Alice in Monsterland', published by XXX Editions in Spain.

The RCP's current solution to the gay question

RCP leader Bob Avakian

A critical look at the homophobic positions of the "Revolutionary Communist Party" in the US since the 1970s.

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Out of the Red Closet: Gay and Lesbian Experiences in the Previous Communist Movement

A pamphlet put out by the defunct Kasama Project, detailing accounts of former members and supporters of the Revolutionary Communist Party in the USA who were homosexual and the treatment they received by the party. The accounts contain mental and emotional abuse and bigoted language.

On the "woman question" - Gilles Dauvé

"Too Marxist for a feminist? Too feminist for a Marxist? Or not enough…? Best see for yourself."
Gilles Dauvé examines woman/sex/gender question, and what it has become in the capitalist mode of production.

Let’s not abolish sex work. Let’s abolish all work - Laurie Penny

Sex workers demonstrate in India, 2012

To describe sex work as “a job like any other job” is only a positive reframing if you consider a “job” to be a good thing by definition.

Come Out!

Come Out! was the first periodical published by the gay and lesbian community after the Stonewall riots in June, 1969. The Gay Liberation Front, one of the first militant activist gay rights organizations birthed by the riots, published Come Out! from their base in New York City.

The Gay Liberation Front: Come Out Interview

An interview with some early members of the Gay Liberation Front about what the potential for Gay Liberation, its challenges and its relations to the other struggles in America at the time.

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.

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.