Exile and Pride: Disability, Queerness, and Liberation by Eli Clare,Aurora Levins Morales,Dean Spade

By Eli Clare,Aurora Levins Morales,Dean Spade

First released in 1999, the groundbreaking Exile and Pride is vital to the background and way forward for incapacity politics. Eli Clare's revelatory writing approximately his stories as a white disabled genderqueer activist/writer verified him as one of many top writers at the intersections of queerness and incapacity and completely replaced the panorama of incapacity politics and queer liberation. With a poet's devotion to fact and an activist's call for for justice, Clare deftly unspools the a number of histories from which our ever-evolving experience of self unfolds. His essays weave jointly memoir, background, and political considering to discover meanings and reports of domestic: domestic as position, group, our bodies, identification, and activism. right here readers will locate an intersectional framework for figuring out how we really stay with the day-by-day hydraulics of oppression, strength, and resistance. on the root of Clare's exploration of environmental destruction and capitalism, sexuality and institutional violence, gender and the physique politic, is a decision for social justice hobbies which are actually obtainable to every body. With middle and hammer, Exile and Pride pries open a window onto an international the place our complete selves, in all their complexity, should be learned, enjoyed, and embraced.

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