feminism

Call for an Anti-Capitalist Feminist Bloc at 3rd Annual Women’s March – Los Angeles

Members of Black Rose/Rosa Negra – Los Angeles and other Los Angeles based organizations are calling for an Anti-Capitalist Feminist Bloc at the next Women’s March – January 19th, 2019. Our intention is to create an anti-capitalist feminist bloc and coalition organizing around the principles of horizontalism and direct democracy in the Los Angeles area. The […]

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The General Feminist Strike of Chile: March 8th, 2019 – UPDATE

As 2018 has been dubbed the “year of feminism” in Chile, organizers are now calling for a “General Feminist Strike” on March 8th, 2019. As part of the mobilization a massive Women In Struggle Conference (Encuentro Nacional de Mujeres que Luchan) is planned for this coming weekend, December 8-9th. The conference is expected to draw over […]

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Insurrections at the Intersections: Feminism, Intersectionality, and Anarchism

All images: La Rote Art. (IG: @slarote / Blog) The politics of intersectionality remain contested terrain. One version which has been appropriated by institutional liberal politics could be called “liberal identity politics” and most famously deployed by neoliberal figures such as Hillary Clinton during her election campaign. On the other end we have a version […]

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Statement: Kavanaugh and a Feminist Movement Fighting to End Capitalism

Black Rose/Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation Statement on Kavanaugh and a Feminist Movement Fighting to End Capitalism October 3, 2018 Last week, survivors of sexual violence and their supporters rose up in solidarity as the moving testimony of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford called the impunity of wealthy white men into question.   Touching on issues of male […]

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Argentina Feminists: Neither a Senate Nor a Law Will Set Us Free

Español Abajo. We reproduce this statement from our comrades in Argentina, Acción Socialista Libertaria (ASL), on the current struggle for abortion rights. It is estimated that 500,000 illegal abortions occur each year in Argentina. Around 80,000 people annually are hospitalized related to post-abortion complications and often face legal punishment as a result. Abortion remains illegal in Argentina […]

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We Are Not Afraid: Chilean Feminism Rises in the Face of Fascist Attacks

Black Rose/Rosa Negra Statement Opposing the Fascist Attacks and Stabbing of Three Feminist Activist in Chile   The Black Rose/Rosa Negra Anarchist Federation sends our unconditional solidarity to feminists across Chile fighting for free and legal abortion! We want to explicitly note our support to the Coordinadora Feminista 8 de Marzo, Coordinadora Feministas en Lucha, […]

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With Allies Like These: Reflections on Privilege Reductionism

We reprint this essay as important contribution to critical discussions around privilege and identity first published in 2014. Although it is hard to say the concepts discussed are “relatively hegemonic” anymore as the article leads with given the fierce debates the left has had more recently, nonetheless the piece presents a number of important and […]

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Refusing to Wait: Anarchism and Intersectionality

This essay argues that anarchists can learn from the theory of “intersectionality” that emerged from the Black feminist movement. Indeed, anarchist conceptions of class struggle have widened as a result of the rise of feminist movements, civil rights movements, as well as the gay, lesbian, queer and trans liberation movements. What can be learned and […]

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Queer Liberation is Class Struggle

This piece was written a member of the now defunct Black Orchid Collective based in Seattle, circa 2010. We reprint this text as a key frame of analysis that connects the dots between intersectional and class politics. By JOMO In the past two years, the issue of gay marriage has dominated the scene of queer […]

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