[Marxism] Q

cleon42 at yahoo.com cleon42 at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 20 09:33:57 MST 2006


--- Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:
> This is not so. Betty Friedan, who had been in the CP, launched the 
> modern-day feminist movement. Harry Hay, who founded the Mattachine 
> Society, was a CP'er. Even if the CP had a fucked up position on such
> 
> questions as an organization, it took cadre from their ranks to put
> things 
> into motion. That is an historical fact. Their Marxist training
> *helped* 
> them identify areas of oppression that it took a radical movement to
> fight.

On that note, Workers World has been running "Lavender and Red," a
series of articles by Leslie Feinberg about the role of the Left and
the developing LGBT liberation movement. I highly recommend giving it a
read:

http://www.workers.org/lavender-red/

Adam





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