Homonationalism, queer fraternity and the death of the radical queer

DJ’s choice is a weekly section by GenderIT.org, exploring the depths of the web to provide you once a week with a top 5 of creative, interesting and informative pieces and resources on gender and ICTs. Delight yourself with this selection of “sparks”: Good readings, interesting links, videos, pictures, cool authors to point to, amazing tools, and much more. Send us interesting material to genderit at apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit.

“When she hugs me, I feel warm inside”

The interview starts with a joke that it should be posted with the title as “Two bisexual women – a love story between Corum and Bandirma”, two small provinces in Turkey that no one associates with love between women. More >

Source: KaosGL.org, Ömer Akpınar

Diversity and iclusion – Love has no labels

Subconscious prejudice – called “implicit bias” – has profound implications for how we view and interact with others who are different from us. More >

Source: YouTube, Ad council

A few words on Russell Tovey and why if it weren’t for my father, I wouldn’t be a faggot

Pity can be progress’ worst enemy and excusing thinking like his – or accepting the idea that it’s just his “truth” – leaves us exactly where we started: in a world where being a faggot is akin to a death sentence. More >

Source: Huffington Post, Noah Michelson

Queer fraternity embraces growth

We try our hardest to have a strong presence in the LGBTQ community as well as the IU and Bloomington communities. More >

Source: IDS News, Brett Dworski

Homonationalism and the death of the radical queer

Same-sex marriage killed the radical queer. Although paradoxical, when one analyzes recent LGBTQ advocacy, with its rhetoric of liberal normativity and visibility, the gay rights movement has chosen inclusion over revolution. More >

Source: Student Pulse, Haley D. O’Shaughnessy

This is it from GenderIT.org DJ for this week! Enjoy it, share it, dig into it. Feedback is always welcome. Send us interesting material to genderit at apcwomen.org or tweet us your links using #genderit

GenderIT.org, Women’s Rights Programme, Association for Progressive Communications (APC), March 9th 2015