A good post on the recuperation of queer struggles by capital and imperialism.

Kasama

Kasama received the following contribution. It also appears on the blog The Cahokian.

by ish
It’s gay pride season. This weekend is New York City’s big Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Parade.

I’ve gone almost every year since I’ve lived in New York City, over thirty years. My first Pride was 1977, before I lived here. In the middle I went to Pride in Chicago. I marched many of those years. For a while I was even a member of the official planning coalition, before it became a nonprofit corporation. Back in those days we called it a Gay Pride March.

The gay world has been abuzz with what would seem to be a slew of victories. The repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell (DADT) has brought Gay Pride to, of all places, the Pentagon, where the masters of war plot how to subvert and attack people…

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