“While we look for ways to mitigate the way technology mediates our lives, we also ought to find ways to hijack tech to get free shit and carry out new experiments in autonomy.”
This is a critique of how privilege theory and cultural essentialism has been a boom in our city and how it has incapacitated antiracist, feminist, and queer organizing in this country by taking identity categories and equating them with culture, and culture with solidarity.
The zine “Why I’m Queer” was submitted to Filler on 02.21.20 by Thomas, a student at the University of Pittsburgh.
This zine was created by members of the Housing Committee of the Pittsburgh chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), with contributions from housing experts and organizations from around the Greater City of Pittsburgh.
Representation is dreadfully incapable of telling the gender abolitionist who can be called a friend.