Scott Branson on System Fail #24 Pride and Prejudice

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As corporate celebrations of pride seek to commodify queer culture into consumer markets, the far right has began to fight back against these ruthless pride-based advertising campaigns; by pushing the erasure of LGBTQ people from the public life! Threatened by a perceived challenge to their dubious “traditional morality” conservatives have taken to the internet to express their distaste while elements further to the right have attempted to disrupt pride events with varying success. In spite of the uptick of bigoted vitriol, radical LGBTQ people have begun to organize autonomous community self-defense groups.

We caught up with Scott Branson, author of Practical Anarchism and cohost of Final Straw Radio about the current state of queer resistance in the US.