What has been the relationship between queer struggles and other struggles on the left against racism, imperialism, and war? It’s often assumed that gay and lesbian liberation has run on its own separate track, but historian Emily Hobson argues that’s a misconception. She reflects on the history of LGBTQ liberation and the politics of solidarity, … Continued


Womens Magazine

Womens Magazine – April 10, 2017

Emily Hobson, author of Lavender and Red: Liberation and Solidarity in the Gay and Lesbian Left.  The book is a sprawling history of rarely acknowledged parts of the LGBT movement of the seventies, eighties and nineties. Through the work and words of queer radicals who understood their sexual liberation as intertwined with solidarity against imperialism, war, and … Continued


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