The Girl: Mergers of Feminism and Finance in Neoliberal Times

Both feminisms and finance are oriented through speculative futures, ranging from a palpable dread of disaster to an excited premonition of a better life. Western feminist promissories and financial gambles merge in the current popularity of “The Girl” as a figure of transnational rescue and investment. In 1992, Lawrence Summers (then chief economist for the […]

Creating Change

Twice in the last handful of years, I was given the opportunity to share my thoughts about the state of the LGBT movement and about issues of strategic direction. In November 2005, in Oakland and in January 2009, in Denver, I spoke at plenary sessions of the NGLTF’s (National Gay and Lesbian Task Force) Creating […]