Download e-book for kindle: Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion by Ryan Conrad

By Ryan Conrad

ISBN-10: 1849351848

ISBN-13: 9781849351843

When “rights” cross wrong.

  • Does homosexual marriage aid the right-wing aim of linking entry to simple human rights like overall healthiness care and monetary safety to an inherently conservative tradition?
  • Will the power of queers to struggle in wars of imperialism aid unencumber and empower LGBT humans round the world?
  • Does hate-crime laws confirm and enhance traditionally anti-queer associations just like the police and prisons instead of dismantling them?

The opposed to Equality collective asks a few challenging questions. those queer thinkers, writers, and artists are devoted to undermining a stunted perception of “equality.” during this strong publication, 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 stream turns out to echo the rhetoric of the mainstream institution, the paintings of opposed to Equality is a vital provocation and corrective.... i am hoping this ebook is learn broadly, really via the folk who will so much disagree with it; within the culture of the nice political pamphleteers, this assortment should still spark debate round many of the key matters 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 an intensive left critique of neoliberalism, capitalism, and nation oppression. In a layout available and enlivening, both at domestic within the lecture room and in the street, this booklet retains our political imaginations alive. arrange to be challenged, proficient, and inspired." —Margot Weiss, writer of Techniques of Pleasure

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