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By Ryan Conrad

When “rights” cross wrong.

  • Does homosexual marriage help the right-wing target of linking entry to easy human rights like overall healthiness care and monetary protection to an inherently conservative tradition?
  • Will the power of queers to struggle in wars of imperialism aid unencumber and empower LGBT humans round the world?
  • Does hate-crime laws confirm and advance traditionally anti-queer associations just like the police and prisons instead of dismantling them?

The opposed to Equality collective asks a few demanding questions. those queer thinkers, writers, and artists are devoted 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 remarkable possibility!

"In an period whilst loads of the lesbian and homosexual flow 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 largely, rather by way of the folks who will so much disagree with it; within the culture of the good political pamphleteers, this assortment may still spark debate round a number of the 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 provide a thorough left critique of neoliberalism, capitalism, and nation oppression. In a structure available and enlivening, both at domestic within the lecture room and in the street, this e-book retains our political imaginations alive. organize to be challenged, proficient, and inspired." —Margot Weiss, writer of Techniques of Pleasure

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