Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation Revised edition
Edited by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
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That's Revolting! by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
Book DescriptionAs 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781593761950
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Soft Skull Press
Publish Date: 2-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
End of San Francisco, Paperback (April 2013)
An elegy for the dream of a radical queer community, and the mythical city that was supposed to nurture it.
Why Are Faggots So Afraid Of Faggots?, Paperback (May 2012)
America's most outrageous queer theorist offers up a juicy alternative to gay assimilationist culture!
So Many Ways to Sleep Badly, Paperback (August 2008)» View all books by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
Highly anticipated new novel from the Lambda Award finalist
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