Greetings, Persephoneers. My deadline didn’t quite catch the amazing news last Friday that the US Supreme Court declared marriage equality to be the law of the land, but with the whole of the Internet exploding in rainbows and discussion, let’s move on to what’s next in the fight for LGBTQ equality:
How was your weekend? This past week was a busy one for social activism.
“..The people passing these laws had no heart: how could they leave so many kids without parents and destroy so many lives?” – Joaquin Luna
After spending most of my activist energy promoting animal rights issues as a teen and into my early twenties, I was ready for some new perspectives. I looked to expand my knowledge of broader political theory including Marxist, feminist and queer theories. As a feminist schooled this generation, intersectionality now plays a big part in my understanding and promotion of social justice. Read More Three Cheers for Intersectionality From a Feminist Vegan Lesbian