Post author By Yasmin Nair Post date September 6, 2020 Instead of raging only about the larger political system, look closely at the institutions that have for so long granted access to matters like health and education and demand more from them.
Yasmin Nair is a writer and activist based in Chicago. She is also a co-founder, with Ryan Conrad, of Against Equality. Her work focuses on neoliberalism and inequality, sex, gender and queer issues and politics, the politics of rescue and affect, the immigration crisis, sex trafficking, the art world and state violence. It has been published in publications such as In These Times, Monthly Review, The Awl, The Chicag…
Yasmin Nair is a writer, activist, and academic working on her first book, Strange Love: Neoliberalism, Affect, and the Invention of Social Justice.
Post author By Yasmin Nair Post date July 28, 2020 A great book is like the memory of an excellent conversation: it lasts and returns in intangible ways for years and shifts your thinking.
Post author By Yasmin Nair Post date April 17, 2020 I thought of writing a little sequel to my first piece but decided there’s not much to say about this except that he’s being his usual, cynical, manipulative self, that he’s clearly full of shit, and that he’ll probably be president of the United States some day.
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We need to criticize identity politics when it’s a tool to strengthen capitalism, but without ignoring how issues like racism, migration or gender play a role in how people are exploited. That’s what Yasmin Nair advocates for. Nair is a writer, academic and queer-activist living in Chicago. According to her the left needs to pay more attention to how several factors determine how …
Posts about Yasmin Nair written by Dr Jennifer Wilson. I’ve read two opinion pieces today on how Clementine Ford handled the online aggression and threats against her by naming and shaming the individual responsible, and publishing a compilation of the obscenities fired her way over a period of several months.. There’s this one by Helen Razer in the Daily Review, and this one by Jack ...
Yasmin Nair is a writer and activist based in Uptown, Chicago. She's a co-founder of the radical queer editorial collective Against Equality and the Volunteer Policy Director of Gender JUST.
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Against Equality: Queer Critiques of Gay Marriage contains essays and op-ed pieces by prominent queer thinkers, including Kate Bornstein, Eric A. Stanley, Dean Spade, Craig Willse, Kenyon Farrow, Kate Raphael, Deeg, John D'Emilio, Ryan Conrad, Yasmin Nair, MJ Kaufman, Katie Miles, and Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore.
Yasmin Nair is a Chicago-based writer, activist, academic, and commentator. Which mostly means that she struggles to pay rent while living the glamorous life of a freelance writer. Her work appears in Windy City Times, where she is a columnist, reporter, photographer, and book reviewer.
by Yasmin Nair (Sep 01, 2013) Topics: History, Inequality, Race. Places: Americas, United States. Chicago is famed as a city of neighborhoods. Its reputation as such makes it seem like an adorably homey place to live or, as people are fond of describing it to visitors and friends alike, as a “big city with a small-town feel.” But the city ...
Yasmin Nair is a writer and activist based in Uptown, Chicago. She’s a co-founder of the radical queer editorial collective Against Equality and the Volunteer Policy Director of Gender JUST.Her ...
Yasmin Nair. Art by María Blanchard, Liubov Popova, Mainie Jellett, and Alice Bailly . Your Laughter Is My Trauma: Hannah Gadsby and the Comedic Art of Emotional Manipulation. I'm a winner, I'm a sinner Do you want my autograph? I'm a loser, what a joker I'm playing my jokes upon you
Yasmin Nair is a writer, academic, and activist in Chicago. She's a co-founder of the radical queer editorial collective Against Equality and …
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Yasmin Nair is a writer, activist, and academic who lives in Chicago. She is a member of Gender JUST and her work has appeared in make/shift, Maximum Rocknroll, No More Potlucks, Windy City Times, GLQ, and other publications. She thanks Ryan Conrad, James D’Entremont, and Eric Stanley for their contributions to this piece.
Dr. Yasmin Nair is a freelance writer, activist, academic, and commentator based in Chicago. She is the co-founder of the editorial collective Against Equality and a member of Gender JUST, a ...
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By Yasmin Nair yasminnair.com — People writing about disease love metaphors, so here’s one for you: the mask is a condom for your face.
Yasmin Nair is a writer, activist, and academic working on her first book, Strange Love: Neoliberalism, Affect, and the Invention of Social Justice. Baffler Newsletter New email subscribers receive a free copy of our current issue.
Yasmin Nair (writer, activist, and academic) joins Teen and Chris to talk about how corporations and political parties use wokeness. a year ago. Latest Podcast Everyone Was Falling — ft. JS Lee ('Escape From Plan A' EP. 204) by Diana Lu.
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Yasmin Nair is an academic, activist and commentator who lives in Chicago. She has contributed to various anthologies, including “Arab Studies Quarterly”, “Captive Genders: trans-embodiment and the prison-industrial complex”, and “Windy City Queer: LGBTQ dispatches from the […]
YASMIN NAIR, (773) 784-3216, email@example.com, @NairYasmin Nair is co-founder of the group Against Equality. She just wrote the piece "The Secret History of Gay Marriage," which states that just before the Supreme Court decision "All this simulated anxiety reminds me of the stereotypical Victorian woman, pretending to be surprised by the ...
Writer Yasmin Nair examines the cost and consequences of carceral feminism - a reliance on the criminal justice system to correct crimes against women - and explains how expanding America's surveillance and incarceration apparatus not only prioritizes the prison industrial complex over the health and safety of women at large, but limits alternative methods of violence prevention and …
Dr. Yasmin Nair is a freelance writer, activist, academic, and commentator based in Chicago. She is the co-founder of the editorial collective Against Equality and a member of Gender JUST , a radical queer grassroots organization based in Chicago.
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Yasmin Nair Artwork by Aziz + Cucher A Manifesto. Where are the girls I left far behind The spicks and the specks Of the girls on my mind Where is the sun That shone on my head The sun in my life It is dead It is dead —Bee Gees, “Spicks and Specks”
– Yasmin Nair, A Manifesto . Since 2009, the radical queer publishing collective Against Equality has published an impressive and incisive collection of writings that challenge the politics of inclusion in favour of queer revolution. Whether it is challenging the conservatism of gay marriage, the imperialism that is overlooked in calls for ...
Yasmin Nair's Piece At The Revived Evergreen Review. sexgenderbody. Community (This content is not subject to review by Daily Kos staff prior to publication.) Friday August 25, ...
Hillary Clinton's Faux Feminism: With Liza Featherstone, Doug Henwood, Yasmin Nair, and Kathleen Geier. Home. Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm. Join us for a panel discussion of two new books critiquing Hillary Clinton from the Left. Co-sponsored by In These Times .
On Oct 26, 2015 by Yasmin Nair. Internet Culture Via. The problem with fixing Wall Street is it can’t be fixed. And Hillary Clinton isn't the one to do it. On Oct 16, 2015 by Yasmin Nair.
Windy City Times LGBTQ News Archive - Yasmin Nair: Uncovering Covering Kenji Yoshino's book, Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights ( Random House, 2006 ) , …
For this weeks readings I found Yasmin Nair’s “How to Make Prisons Disappear” very compelling. Nair makes the argument that legislation for immigration reform and especially queer immigration is largely based on heteronormative ideas of assimilation.
In this episode, the first in a series about books related to #MeToo, we talk with Chicago-based writer, academic, and activist Yasmin Nair about "She Said," the 2019 book by New York Times reporters Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey. Nair situates "She Said" within the current journalism economy, as wel…
Yasmin Nair is the author of Make Art! Change the World! Starve! (3.67 avg rating, 3 ratings, 0 reviews), Scabs (3.50 avg rating, 2 ratings, 0 reviews), ...
By Yasmin Nair, Published on 12/07/12. Cover Page Footnote. I wish to thank those whose commentaries and encouragement have helped shape this essay, from its most incipient beginnings to its current stage: Michelle Comstock, Richard Dienst, Rachael Groner, William J. Palmer, and Gabriel Wettach.
Yasmin Nair, The Real News, June 26, 2015. In 2013 the Supreme Court ruled that all spouses, same-sex or otherwise, must be granted the same federal benefits. Today the court went even further, ruling gay marriage a Constitutional right. This comes just in time for the weekend’s festivities.
– Yasmin Nair (2005) Justice Shouldn’t Be Tilted by ‘Hate Crimes’ – JoAnn Wypijewski (2004) Hate-Crime Follies – Alexander Cockburn & Jeffrey St. Clair (2001) In a Time of Broken Bones: A call to dialogue on hate violence and the limitations of hate crimes legislation – American Friends Service Committee (2001)
More from Eli Massey & Yasmin Nair. More In: Politics. Private vs Public Surveillance: Reflections on Edward Snowden’s Personal Record. Thomas Moller-Nielsen; The Path to a Progressive America Runs Through The Cities. Aidan Smith; The Rot Of The St. Louis Elite Goes Far Deeper Than The “Gun Couple” ...
by Yasmin Nair, Windy City Times 2012-03-28: The gay civil-rights activist Bayard Rustin was born a hundred years ago, on March 17, 1912. Considered the key organizer of the historical 1963 March ...
Yasmin Nair is a Chicago-based writer, academic, and activist. She is a member of Gender JUST and the Against Equality collective . Her work has appeared in publications like Bitch, Time Out Chicago, Maximum RockNRoll, makeshift, Discourse and the first AE book, Against Equality: Queer Critiques of Gay Marriage.
by Yasmin Nair and Rosie Warren | July 25, 2016 ‘In a world of left-wing discourse that has become enamored with a kind of shit-eating tween preciousness’, writes Fredrik Deboer, ‘Yasmin Nair’s voice is serious without being dour, and playful without being cute. Her writing is invested with quiet, unfussy power.’
Yasmin Nair “With gay marriage and the fight thereof, the argument was always, “People should be able to marry their same-sex partners in order to access tax breaks and healthcare, just like straight couples.” But this could have been a …
Yasmin Nair is cofounder, with Ryan Conrad, of Against Equality, as well as the volunteer policy director of Gender JUST. She lives in Uptown with …