Thinking Beyond

It’s time to be Gay and Green!

Sometimes “gay” seems to be the opposite of “green”: the gay (and to a lesser extend lesbian) movement has made consumption a key weapon in its battle for liberation (see, for example, Alexandra Chasin‘s amazing book: “Selling Out” or the more modern Katherine Sender‘s “Business not Politics” for more on Read more…

History of Queer Communes

Radical Faeries

Another great organisation that is still very much active today: the Radical Faeries. They are embracing¬†lesbians, gay men, trans*, bisexuals, queer… people and offer “sanctuaries”, a cross between collective living spaces and “gathering” spaces, ¬†in different parts of the world. If you want to find out more about the Faeries, Read more…