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Okupa Cuba Casa Refugio: The Shaheen Bagh of Mexico

Indian anarchist Pranav Jeevan P writes on a feminist occupation in Mexico. Content warning: this article includes discussion of sexual violence. This article was first published by Round Table India.

Queerphobia in Vietnam

A flag that represents your gender, sexuality, and humanity

Is queerphobia in Vietnam a mere product of colonialism, and does it matter?
See also the video version by veritas et caritas here.

Zorn über Stolz: Ein Aufruf an „radikale“ cis (het) Männer und ihre Unzulänglichkeit in Gender-Kämpfen

A translation of Adrienne Onday's “Wrath Over Pride”

Amelio Robles, gait of the old soldier: (Transgender) masculinity in the Mexican revolution – Gabriela Cano

Avila, centre

Detailed article about the life and gender identity of Amelio Robles Ávila, transgender Mexican revolutionary, written by Mexican historian Gabriela Cano.

The Women’s Strike in Poland: Freedom of Abortion, Freedom from Exploitation

An interview with two members of Workers' Initiative in Poland involved in the Women's Strike movement against restrictions on abortion. This interview was carried out by the Transnational Social Strike Platform.

Interlinking our Struggles in Gender and Queer Issues

Men in anarchist spaces need to step up to make our spaces safer and more inclusive. Lacking experience of being queer or women is no excuse to stay silent. Staying silent on oppression just contributes to that oppression.

Female Keep Separate: Prisons, Gender, and the Violence of Inclusion

A text, originally submitted to North Shore Counter-Info, exploring how gender is experienced in prison, arguing that "we also have to be able to critique [liberal ideas of inclusion] to continue working towards a world without prison and the violence of gender" and that "adopting the state’s purely positive understanding of gender identity can lead us to... end up defending the state’s projects from reactionaries when we should be attacking them on our own terms."

Dr. Angela Davis on the role of the trans and non-binary communities in the fight for the feminist abolition she advocates for

Dr. Angela Davis on that women, queer people, and particularly the trans community have shown us that because they show that the normalcy of cisheteronormativity and patriarchy can be challenged, the normalcy of police, jails, and prisons can also be challenged.

Queering the Panthers: Rhetorical adjacency and black/queer liberation politics

Lisa Corrigan's article charting the coterminous relationship between the black liberation movement and the gay liberation movement with special emphasis on the relationship between the Black Panther Party and the Gay Liberation Front.

Of Indiscriminate Attacks and Wild Reactions: An Anti-Civ Anarchist Engages with ITS and Atassa, their Defenders and Their false Critics

A critique of the "eco-extremist" trend and its defenders and publicists among the nihilist and post-left anarchist milieu. While many libertarian communists have significant differences with the author's politics, it is reproduced here as an important expose of how far some anarchists were willing to embrace a completely reactionary form of misanthropic and misogynistic politics. Taken from the archive at Anarchist Libraries.
Content note: this piece includes discussion of sexual violence.