The New Sexual Radicalism
Against The Current vol. 146

Drucker, Peter
http://www.solidarity-us.org//node/2803

Publisher:  Against The Current
Date Written:  01/05/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13651

From its beginning in the 1990s in the United States, a “queer” activist current has gradually spread to other countries, including in recent years in Western Europe. In decades when the prevailing trend in LGBT movements has been to orient to legal reforms by parliamentary means, queer activism has constituted a third wave of sexual radicalism, emphasizing visibility, difference, direct action, refusal to assimilate to the dominant culture, and the fluidity and diversity of sexual desire.

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