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UPDATED - Solidarity with Detained Cuban Anarchist and LGBT Activists

Havana, Cuba – Following tensions around the cancellation of the state sponsored LGBT march and the effort by activists to call for an independently organized one, two anarchist and LGBT activists, Isbel Diaz Torres and partner Jimmy Roque Martinez, are believed to have been detained by Cuban authorities. The detentions are seen as an attempt by the Cuban state to suppress and intimidate outspoken activists whom they see as leaders and vocal activists in the LGBT community in Cuba. This story was first posted by Black Rose Anarchist Federation.

“Give me my job back, say sorry, and don’t do it again” – Interview with a worker sacked for being trans

An interview with a British trans IWW member who was fired for using the toilet at work, but after the company was picketed by the Sheffield section, got their job back.

Whose personal is more political? Experience in contemporary feminist politics

An academic article by Alison Phipps about how some feminists deem their traumatic personal experiences more worthy than others in order to negate the rights and organising attempts of sex workers and transwomen.

‘Deficient’ Womanhood: Girldick and Transmisogyny as Debilitation/Capacity

Original article located here: medium.com/@chriscoles_66854/deficient-womanhood-girldick-and-transmisogyny-as-debilitation-capacity-889fa751946e

Legacy Of The Pink Triangle - Sam Lowry

Prisoners wearing pink triangles on their uniforms are marched outdoors by Nazi

From the Nazis' concentration camps to the streets of London today, lesbians and gay men have been a target of fascist attacks. Sam Lowry examines this history of persecution.

From issue 2 of Anti-Fascist Action's Fighting Talk magazine, 1992.

Anarchy #01 1971

First Issue of the Second series of Anarchy magazine from February 1971, cover title is Towards a Rational Bisexuality, and many articles concern sexuality and Queer liberation.

Notes on Early Soviet Attitudes to Homosexuality

Fragments of information concerning the attitudes of the Bolshevik government in its early years to homosexuality.

Get mad and get even

Eleanor Robertson critiques liberal forms of feminism, and offers some suggestions for what a class-struggle approach could look like. This article first appeared in Meanjin Quarterly.

The Untold Story: Queer Prison Rebels in Alabama

Anarchist prisoner Michael Kimble describes the role played by queer inmates in recent uprisings at Holman Prison, Alabama. This article first appeared on his blog, Anarchy Live!

Clydeside IWW member on trial for Glasgow Pride protests: New court date!

Following the arrests of five protesters at last year's Glasgow Pride, one of the arrested, a member of the Clydeside IWW branch, after a postponement of their original court date, is now facing trial on the 8th of March. Clydeside IWW have organised a solidarity protest and published a call for solidarity, reproduced here.