Bridging the divide between queer theory sage and anarchism

  title={Bridging the divide between queer theory sage and anarchism},
  author={Benjamin C Shepard},
  pages={511 - 527}
  • B. Shepard
  • Published 1 August 2010
  • Political Science
  • Sexualities
Much of the struggle for a queer public commons involves tactics and philosophical understandings embraced by anarchists and queers alike. A few of these overlapping positions include: an embrace of the insurrectionary possibilities of pleasure; a rejection of social controls and formal hierarchies in favor of mutual aid networks and DIY community building; the use of direct action; and a culture of resistance. The interconnections between these movements are often under-theorized and under… 

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