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Dough Ireland Reviews “Irresistible Revolution” for Gay City News

http://gaycitynews.com/urvashi-vaids-wakeup-call/ Urvashi Vaid’s Wakeup Call Added by admin on July 11, 2013. MAGNUS BOOKS BY DOUG IRELAND | I  have, for many years, appreciated Urvashi Vaid as the most progressive and liberationist of the institutionalized mainstream gay movement’s prominentii. Now, based on three decades of sterling activism, she has delivered a stinging critique of those institutions that should be must reading for every queer activist and anyone concerned about the nature and direction of those who claim they speak for all of us. Magnus Books, the three-year old imprint founded by the great Don Weise, a peerless force in queer [...]

Imagining The Impossible

Review of Irresistible Revolution by Bettina Aptheker in The Women's Review of Books From: http://www.wcwonline.org/WRB-Issues/imagining-the-impossible Review of:  Irresistible Revolution: Confronting Race, Class and the Assumptions of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Politics    By Urvashi Vaid  (New York: Magnus Books, 2012, 238 pp., $21.95, hardcover).   Reviewed by Bettina Aptheker Urvashi Vaid is currently the director of the Engaging Tradition project at Columbia University Law School’s Center for Gender and Sexuality Law. Trained as an attorney, she has been a remarkable and courageous organizer in the LGBT movement for thirty years. Her work is marked by a feminist [...]

A Future Beyond Formal Legal Equality

Urvashi Vaid. | JUREK WAJDOWICZ http://gaycitynews.com/a-future-beyond-formal-lgbt-equality/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=a-future-beyond-formal-lgbt-equality BY CHUCK COLBERT | If the LGBT movement is, at its core, a progressive struggle for justice and equality, then shouldn’t the gay rights agenda include issues of economics, race, class, and gender? In other words, is there more to gay rights and liberation than simply securing passage of non-discrimination laws and gaining the right to marry? Longtime activist and LGBT community leader Urvashi Vaid certainly thinks so. For years now, she has been urging mainstream movement leaders to take up a [...]