queer bloc

i think the most frustrating thing about separatist politics is that they occupy this position of total ideological purity - i’m so Good that i refuse to even be friends with people who aren’t part of the right identity category - while at the same time totally refusing to actually participate in material political action. 

every good thing that’s been achieved for queers (yes, queers as a bloc, yes) has been achieved by collective struggle, mass struggle, intersectional struggle, struggle in coalition. separatist politics are cool, pure, go nowhere and do nothing. the day my organising started getting shit done was the day i got together with every other revolutionary i could find and we started seeing what we could do.

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Omg this looks fun. We really need larger queer blocs at Pride marches here in Manila. :O

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Oakland Queer Bloc/Bank of America Smashed