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Dear Roxane - An Open Letter on Queer Feminism & Lesbophobia

A brief foreword: this letter was written as an invitation for queer, bisexual, and straight women who call themselves feminist to reflect upon their lesbophobia. 1,930 more words

Radical Feminism

GET OFF THE FENCE: WHISKEY TANGO FOXTROT?

The public marriage equality debate is now in full swing, and I can tell you the last few days have been equal parts depressing and illuminating. 2,260 more words

Gay

Musings of a disillusioned queer: Chapter 1

By: Michael Beasley

As a 22 year old male, 5 years of my two and something decades on this planet have been dominated by my open bisexuality. 1,522 more words

Deflection Politics: Tried and True Tactics

(Or…the Soothing Sound of Katydids)

It is evening here, in North Carolina, where House Bill 2 (the first of the “bathroom” bills) once loomed heavily, casting a storm of attention over our lives and giving the shelter of darkness to vigilantism and public policing of rest rooms all around us. 1,303 more words

Queer Politics and the contribution of Youth Work - remembering Clause 28

Fifty years on from the decriminalisation of homosexuality the papers today are carrying a range of articles covering its significance – see, for instance, Queer politics has been a force for change; celebrate how far we’ve come… 198 more words

In Defence

The Vanishing Point: A Reflection Upon Lesbian Erasure

Claire Heuchan
Sister Outrider

“In a time when acknowledging biological sex is treated as an act of bigotry, homosexuality is automatically problematised – the unforeseen consequences of queer identity politics are wide and far-reaching. 146 more words

Discrimination

Explorative Musings on the Insufficient Politics of Inclusion: (Part Two) Learning from Trees

Perhaps, the reason we struggle to create a society of equitable diversity
is precisely the result of the language, and thus the thinking, we use…
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Trans-Politic: Political Musings