By Ryan Conrad

When “rights” pass wrong.

  • Does homosexual marriage aid the right-wing target of linking entry to simple human rights like well-being care and financial safety to an inherently conservative tradition?
  • Will the facility of queers to struggle in wars of imperialism aid free up and empower LGBT humans round the world?
  • Does hate-crime laws verify and increase traditionally anti-queer associations just like the police and prisons instead of dismantling them?

The opposed to Equality collective asks a few not easy questions. those queer thinkers, writers, and artists are devoted to undermining a stunted notion 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 terrific possibility!

"In an period whilst loads 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 booklet is learn commonly, rather through the folk who will such a lot disagree with it; within the culture of the good political pamphleteers, this assortment should 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 supply a thorough left critique of neoliberalism, capitalism, and country 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, knowledgeable, and inspired." —Margot Weiss, writer of Techniques of Pleasure

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