REVIEW: Books: United QueerDom by Dan Glass

August 27, 2020

United QueerDom

Dan Glass

The Gay Liberation Front (GLF) ran an anarchic campaign that permanently changed the face of Britain. Inspired by the Stonewall uprisings, the GLF demanded ‘Absolute Freedom For All’ worldwide. Although many people believe queers are now free and should assimilate into a wider heteronormative world, Dan Glass shows that the fight is far from over. Glass has written for years about LGBTQ equality and his passionate strategic anger and focused pressure for change is the throbbing pulse of this books, keeping the narrative beat strong and driving this ship of Queer hope foreword at ramming speed.

It’s enjoyable to read a book about the ascent of Queers that has such passion for real equality written into it. No dry refection on how we got here, this book is a hefty thud of evidence thrown down into our laps.  He reflects in an intersectional mirror and finds a lot of gay (white) men wanting. Using weaponised Drag and an almost unbearable truth we peer through this dark Glass and see a possible future. He tells that we are part of a much larger chain of events, that things are still in progress, that hard-won rights need attention and to rise in solidity with our community is not only honourable but utterly necessary for our survival.

United Queerdom  grabs fistfuls of amazing stories form the last 50 years of LGBTQ rites and strife and waves them in your face, sometime lacking a real focus but always getting the point across.  This is activist sass. Queer history IS protest, and this book uncovers the back-breaking, glamorous and raucous hard work of those who rebelled against injustice and became founders in the story of queer liberation. If you need to educate your friends a bit more about intersectional equality, this is the fun book to do it, effectively.

Out now £20    

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