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Corporations and police: Hands off our emancipation #notmypride

Strong in Diversity? A look at Pride Zurich this year again shows that the neo-liberal diversity policy of the current event committee never means all of us and will never mean all of us if we leave our supposed emancipation to companies and institutions instead of organizing ourselves in solidarity from below.

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Breaking through the domestication of the #Stonewall Riots

‘Q’ then, will never be a coherent letter tacked as a bridge on some list of identities. The past decade shows the poverty or ruin of every attempt to do so. We’ve said already that these words are magic. We might add that they are wyrd – the Old English for fate and all the other invisible and nonlinear causalities we are woven into and which gives us the modern word ‘weird’. The queerest insurrection demands the weirdest, the most enmeshed in the unseen, the most in relationship with all that teems just beyond the normative filter we are still fighting to unlearn. Find those who straddle that filter, a foot in each world. Share your methods, share what you’ve learned, share the stories of your dead. The dead we hold in common make us family – some other form of kinship than the Norm and its terror. We need each other today more than ever. We want to win this time, to win all the time, and the dead want that too.
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#Montreal: Anti-homophobic action at Parc Lafontaine

Action against “Operation Nirvana” in Montreal. This operation seeks to criminalize and arrest men who meet in these washrooms.

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#London: Queens in Furs guided tour of #Brixton

In the 1970s Britain was saturated in political activity right across the board. Not just in the Labour movement, trade unions and the Left but also the new social movements were particularly active in challenging the oppressive established order especially the black, women’s and gay liberation movements.

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Police out of Pride! 5 arrested at #Glasgow #Pride as Police Scotland lead the parade

Five LGBT+ activists have been arrested after protesting police involvement in Glasgow Pride.

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