“Queers for Economic Justice Closes Its Doors Thanks to Lack of Economic Justice” (Autostraddle)

February 24, 2014

“QEJ carved a space for and by poor and homeless queers that aren’t represented in the mainstream fight for gay rights. They’ve created contingents in corporate-sponsored pride parades for low-income queers and queer people in labor unions. They’ve created space for discussion in homeless shelters for queer and trans* people. They maintained HIV and AIDS as a relevant queer issue. And they made sure that there was a place in their movement for every kind of queer family — especially those that build themselves through the struggle for queer liberation.”

Read more of this article by Maddie for Autostraddle here.


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