Tag Archives: queer theory

Guest Post: Femme Privilege Does Not Exist

TweetEditor’s note: OK, I’ll admit it. When I was in college there was a secret underground society of lefty organizers bent on taking over the world. It was basically exactly like the Skull and Bones, except we were a bunch of pinko queers who wanted to smash patriarchy, white supremacy, capitalism, and the state. Today [...]
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Adrienne Rich: groundbreaking, author, poet and feminist dies at 82

Tweet It is with a heavy heart I share the news that Adrienne Rich passed away yesterday at her home in Santa Cruz, CA at the age of 82 from complications of rheumatoid arthritis. Adrienne Rich changed the way we understand queer existence and feminism. Rich’s essay, Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence, gave us the language to talk about [...]
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Judith Butler joins Occupy

Tweet “We would not be here if electoral politics were representing the will of the people.” Says Judith Butler at yesterday evening’s General Assembly at Washington Square Park. In the video above, she’s at Liberty Square. Love her. Transcript after the jump. Tweet
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