That's Revolting!: Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation (Google eBook)
Soft Skull Press, Apr 22, 2008 - Social Science - 360 pages
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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Review: That's Revolting!: Queer Strategies for Resisting AssimilationUser Review - Charlie - Goodreads
It can be hard giving a single rating to an anthology, especially when there are thirty-two different pieces in that anthology. Some of them are really good--delightfully seditious pieces denouncing ... Read full review
Review: That's Revolting!: Queer Strategies for Resisting AssimilationUser Review - Simon Copland - Goodreads
This is an excellent collection of radical essay about queer politics and organising from the United States. These essays are unique, funny, and radical in their thinking, providing an essential ... Read full review
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