New PDF release: Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion

By Ryan Conrad

When “rights” move wrong.


  • Does homosexual marriage aid the right-wing target of linking entry to simple human rights like overall healthiness care and fiscal defense to an inherently conservative tradition?
  • Will the facility of queers to struggle in wars of imperialism support unencumber and empower LGBT humans round the world?
  • Does hate-crime laws verify and advance traditionally anti-queer associations just like the police and prisons instead of dismantling them?

The opposed to Equality collective asks a few demanding questions. those queer thinkers, writers, and artists are devoted to undermining a stunted perception of “equality.” during this strong e-book, they problem mainstream homosexual and lesbian struggles for inclusion in elitist and inhumane associations. greater than a critique, Against Equality seeks to reinvigorate the queer political mind's eye with very good possibility!

"In an period while rather a lot of the lesbian and homosexual circulation turns out to echo the rhetoric of the mainstream institution, the paintings of opposed to Equality is a crucial provocation and corrective.... i am hoping this e-book is learn extensively, relatively by way of the folks who will so much disagree with it; within the culture of the good political pamphleteers, this assortment may still spark debate round many of the key concerns for our movement." —Dennis Altman, writer of Homosexual: Oppression & Liberation

"Against Equality matters an intensive demand social transformation. opposed to and past the "holy trinity" of pragmatic homosexual politics—marriage, militarism, and prison—the queer and trans voices archived during this assortment provide a thorough left critique of neoliberalism, capitalism, and kingdom oppression. In a structure obtainable and enlivening, both at domestic within the lecture room and in the street, this booklet retains our political imaginations alive. arrange to be challenged, informed, and inspired." —Margot Weiss, writer of Techniques of Pleasure



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