That’s Revolting!: Queer Strategies for Resisting...

That’s Revolting!: Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, Ferd Eggan, Patrick Califia-Rice, Daniel Burton-Rose, Tommi Avicolli Mecca, Priyank Jindal, Dean Spade, Stephen Kent Jusick, Kaila Kuban, Chris Grinnell, Charlie Jane Anders, Stephanie Schroeder, Carol Queen, Marlon M. Bailey,
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As the growing gay mainstream prioritizes the attainment of straight privilege over all else, it drains queer identity of any meaning, relevance, or cultural value. What's more, queers remain under attack: Gay youth shelters can be vetoed because they might reduce property values. Trannies are out because they might offend straights.That's Revolting!offers a bracing tonic to these trends. Edited by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore,That's Revolting!collects timely essays such as "Dr. Laura, Sit on My Face," "Gay Art Guerrillas," and "Queer Parents: An Oxymoron Or Just Plain Moronic?" by unrepentant activists like Patrick Califia, Kate Bornstein, and Carol Queen. This updated edition contains seven new selections that cover everything from rural, working-class youth in Massachusetts to gay life in New Orleans to the infamous Drop the Debt/Stop AIDS action in New York. This lively composite portrait of cutting-edge queer activism is a clarion call for anyone who questions the value of becoming the Stepford Homosexual.
Year:
2008
Edition:
1
Publisher:
Soft Skull Press
Language:
english
Pages:
360
ISBN 10:
1593761953
ISBN 13:
9781593761950
File:
EPUB, 2.22 MB
IPFS:
CID , CID Blake2b
english, 2008
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