How comfortable indeed…

ANTHRO FEMINISM

You know, I never was bothered by queer theory/ identity until the last few years because I thought that it was just that: an identity that was just used as a descriptor of self. I didn’t realize how seriously queer theory was being taken as a means of addressing oppression. I thought it was just used as a label to recognize individuals with similar tastes regarding sexuality. I thought it was just something people used to sound edgy and be creative.

I thought this mainly because queer theory was not a relevant point of discussion in my women’s studies department. I took one cross course in the queer department, but otherwise it was recognized for what it is: a theory created by gay men with nothing productive to contribute to women’s liberation.

Unfortunately feminists such as Judith Butler got involved, and queer theory became mainstreamed in feminism and society.

The…

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