Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere Inclusion by Ryan Conrad

By Ryan Conrad

When “rights” move wrong.


  • Does homosexual marriage help the right-wing aim of linking entry to easy human rights like wellbeing and fitness 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 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 tough questions. those queer thinkers, writers, and artists are dedicated 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 really good possibility!

"In an period while lots of the lesbian and homosexual move turns out to echo the rhetoric of the mainstream institution, the paintings of opposed to Equality is a crucial provocation and corrective.... i'm hoping this publication is learn commonly, really through the folks 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 concerns 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 kingdom oppression. In a structure obtainable and enlivening, both at domestic within the school room and in the street, this booklet retains our political imaginations alive. organize to be challenged, informed, and inspired." —Margot Weiss, writer of Techniques of Pleasure



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