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Brooke M. Beloso

Queer activism

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The Affective Economy Of Marriage: Or, No Spouse Left Behind, Brooke M. Beloso Jan 2015

The Affective Economy Of Marriage: Or, No Spouse Left Behind, Brooke M. Beloso

Brooke M. Beloso

True to form, Dean Spade & Craig Willse deliver a fierce critique of the liberal politics surrounding same-sex marriage from the left of left in their recent "Marriage Will Never Set Us Free." Following suit on a spate of similar such critiques from such collectives as Against Equality, Beyond Marriage, and their own I Still Think Marriage is the Wrong Goal, Spade & Willse eloquently and incisively lament the way in which "same-sex marriage advocacy... has made being anti-homophobic synonymous with being pro-marriage," and, in the process, cast "Left political projects of racial and economic justice, decolonization, and feminist liberation" into the ...