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That's Revolting! Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation

That's Revolting! Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation

Author: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
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As 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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General Fields

  • : 9781593761950
  • : Soft Skull Press
  • : Soft Skull Press
  • : July 2008
  • : 228mm X 152mm X 24mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
  • : 306.766
  • : Illustrations
  • : 384