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On 13 September, military whistle-blower Chelsea Manning finally won the right to be given gender reassignment therapy, five days after she started a hunger strike.

Circles of light

The vigil at Philadelphia City Hall in solidarity with Orlando


Challenging sexual violence in activist groups and communities

Activists need to examine the unspoken assumptions and power relations already at work in our movements, argues Julia Downes


Cappiello & McInerney, Slut: A Play and Guidebook for Combating Sexism and Sexual Violence; Nikki van der Gaag, Feminism and Men

Feminist Press, 2015; 248 pp; £13.99 and Zed, 2014; 256pp; £14.99


Cis – a site of conflict

An excerpt from new book Radical Feminism explores divisions around trans inclusion


James Penney, After Queer Theory: The Limits of Sexual Politics

Pluto Press, 2013; 224pp; £17


Charles ‘Zan’ Christensen (ed), Anything that loves: Comics beyond ‘gay’ and ‘straight’

Northwest Press, 2013; 216pp; $29.99 from www.northwestpress.com


Jill Liddington, Vanishing for the Vote: Suffrage, citizenship and the battle for the census

University of Manchester, 2014; 402pp; £16.99


Chelsea Manning is my hero

Militarism, trans* liberation and our movements


35 years ago: Cede power

In this era, Peace News’s supportive coverage of feminist campaigns and of anti-sexist men’s groups was still sometimes controversial; it frequently led to continuing debate on the letters pages each fortnight. Here, Mark Ashmore joins in.