Today, corporations see Pride Month as another chance to sell their products. But the greatest gains for the LGBTQ movement came through fighting corporations, challenging workplace discrimination, and building unions.
Meghan Brophy is an undergraduate student at Barnard College. She is an organizer with Student-Worker Solidarity (USAS Local 12) and New York City Democratic Socialists of America.
How one workers’ center is drawing on the past to revitalize the radical movement of the present.
Undergraduates aren’t just students — they’re increasingly also workers.
Don’t be fooled by their progressive rhetoric. Even the most “socially conscious” university administrator is still a boss.