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Queer and Feminist Activists from Turkey and Kurdistan

Queer Alliances in Times of War

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Antiracist and anti-/de-colonial activists have struggled, and continue to do so, against the rhetoric of the “War on Terror,” a rhetoric circulated by states and reinvented by femonationalist and homonationalist circles. We see ourselves as part of this political tradition. Yet we also argue that certain approaches that attempt to critique the binary implicit in the framework of a clash of civilizations run the risk of reproducing this same binary framework—albeit ...

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The authors of this piece are a group of activists from an array of intersectional feminist and LGBTI+ movements in Turkey and Kurdistan who wish to remain anonymous.