Women and Marxism

Leon Trotsky


On Women

Trotsky took up women’s and many other social and cultural issues. He had a repeated theme of equality for the sexes in domestic life before there could be equality for political or economic opportunity.
For Trotsky’s main body of work see the Trotsky Internet Archive. Send corrections, comments and additions to tia [at] marxists.org.

From Pravda, 1923

Civility and Politeness as a Necessary Lubricant in Daily Relations

The Struggle for Cultured Speech

Habit and Custom

Vodka, the Church and the Cinema

From the Old Family to the New

The Family and Ceremony

Other Writings

1932: Family Relations Under the Soviets

1936: Thermidor in the Family – from Revolution Betrayed

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