What is gayness if it isn’t visible via purchases? What is safety if it isn’t sanctioned by the consumer state? Without Target gay gear, many celebrants would be left indistinguishable from the average heterosexual white dude.
When I hear the conflicts that arise between my uncle and his wife, I circle back to his singular pursuit of having power over everyone and anyone. I listen as daily conversations drift into discussing how his failing body increases his dependence on others.
The antidote to neoliberal gayness is unapologetically queer, Black and gender-defiant.
We can’t ignore the fact that solidarity-as-capitalism silences the Black voices most oppressed.
Proximity to oppression makes for spectacular tax write-offs.
When touch becomes Death's portal
The everyday revolution of the mundane Black experience