Socialism and the Struggle for Queer Justice

a talk by Alan Sears

October 2, 2014

The following video is from a talk given by Alan Sears at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN; the talk was sponsored by the Middle Tennessee branch of Solidarity. For more discussion of these issues, see Alan’s essay “Queer in a Lean World,” which has been published as a Solidarity pamphlet, and this interview with Alan by the creators of Black Sheep Podcast. Alan is also currently working on a new book on queer politics.

Alan Sears is a member of Toronto New Socialists and a Professor of Sociology at Ryerson University. He is author or co-author of several books, including his most recent, The Next New Left: A History of the Future, and a long time activist in the LGBTQ and Palestine solidarity movements. His essay “Queer in a Lean World” has been published as a Solidarity pamphlet.

You can learn more about the Middle Tennessee branch of Solidarity on their Facebook page.