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By Ryan Conrad

When “rights” move wrong.

  • Does homosexual marriage aid the right-wing aim of linking entry to uncomplicated human rights like health and wellbeing care and monetary safeguard to an inherently conservative tradition?
  • Will the facility of queers to struggle in wars of imperialism aid release and empower LGBT humans round the world?
  • Does hate-crime laws verify and develop 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 dedicated to undermining a stunted notion 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 significant possibility!

"In an period while loads of the lesbian and homosexual circulate 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 booklet is learn generally, rather through the folk who will such a lot disagree with it; within the culture of the good political pamphleteers, this assortment may still spark debate round the various key concerns 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 supply an intensive left critique of neoliberalism, capitalism, and nation oppression. In a structure obtainable and enlivening, both at domestic within the lecture room and in the street, this ebook retains our political imaginations alive. organize to be challenged, proficient, and inspired." —Margot Weiss, writer of Techniques of Pleasure

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