Put Your Marxism Where Your Mouth Is

GODS & RADICALS

Ink_glf_cover The Gay Liberation Front, one of many anti-Capitalist gay-rights groups which sprung from the Stonewall Riots. Demanding not just rights for gays and lesbians, but also linking their struggle to that of the Black Panthers and indigenous resistance movements. Eventually displaced by the assimilationist politics of pro-Capitalist gay-rights activists (like the HRC) who sought to co-opt resistance struggles, rather than join them. Lavender Menace was founded by several of the initial Gay Liberation Front members.

Links

We were directed to this fantastic essay by T. Thorn Coyle regarding choosing our own ways to love.

The Wild Hunt last week published a guest essay by Heathen Chinese on the history of gods and the California drought.

Also there, a beautiful essay by Alley Valkyrie on Bridges.

And this essay:  “…like the government, it demands the final say in what you are called.”

Glossary

Assimilation

Becoming the same, losing difference.

As a…

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