Women, Feminism and Sexuality

In the struggle against the bourgeoisie, it is essential to address the power relations and imbalances between genders and sexualities. Under Capitalism, the Patriarchal family serves an important role in reproducing wage labour and providing emotional labour. This is essential to the reproduction of the nuclear family and the maintenance of the workers’ ability to perform paid labour. Here are some good texts on socialist feminism and sexuality, from both Marxist and Anarchist perspectives:

Ackelsberg – Free Women of Spain – Anarchism and the Struggle for the Emancipation of Women

Caliban and the Witch

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Dalla Costa and Selma James – Women and the Subversion of the Community


Nina Power – One Dimensional Woman

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