Doubts About Inclusion
Yasmin Nair is an academic, a writer, and an activist who, along with others, questions the goals of equality and inclusion for gays and lesbians. Along with Ryan Conrad, she has produced a book called Against Equality: Queer Critiques of Gay Marriage, and in this interview with the Old Mole's Denise Morris, she discusses the value and challenges of books vis a vis electronic media.
Nair is a member of Against Equality, an online archive, publishing, and arts collective focused on critiquing mainstream gay and lesbian politics. As queer thinkers, writers and artists, we are committed to dislodging the centrality of equality rhetoric and challenging the demand for inclusion in the institution of marriage, the US military, and the prison industrial complex via hate crimes legislation.