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Paul Preciado: Politics of desire beyond woman and man

With women’s day on the horizon and the international call for a global feminist strike to mark the 8th of March, we share a text in translation by Paul Preciado that pushes at the limits of feminist thought and practice. … Continue reading

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Stonewall: Re-Politicising Pride

THE ANAL MACHINE (Apocryphal poem by Paul B. Preciado) In front of the heterosexual machine It rises, fierce, the ANAL MACHINE The non-hierarchical connection of the organs The redistribution of pleasure And anal collectivisation Announce a SEXUAL COMMUNISM That is … Continue reading

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Feminism and beyond in May 68

France’s May 68 not only created space for the emergence of a radical gay movement in the country (with the FHAR), but a parallel feminist movement as well, as expressed in the Mouvement de libération des femmes (MLF).  We share a … Continue reading

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The shifting territories of the body

But what is a body? … For Spinoza, the individuality of a body is defined by the following: it’s when a certain composite or complex relation (I insist on that point, quite composite, very complex) of movement and rest is … Continue reading

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Radicalising feminism, radicalising pride: The revolution as trans-intersex

(Photograph by Joel-Peter Wilkin) Many questions were troubling the explorer, but at the sight of the prisoner he asked only: “Does he know his sentence?” “No,” said the officer, eager to go on with his exposition, but the explorer interrupted … Continue reading

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Paul B. Preciado: Identity in transit

From Paul B. Preciado (Liberation 27/05/2016 – in translation), reflections on the radicalness of trans and migrant “identities”, identities that must be refused as fixed identities, identities that are rather lines of flight that put into question, contend with, mechanisms … Continue reading

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