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On heteropessimism

23 mins | Aug 29, 2022
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Heterosexuality is nobody’s personal problem. Heteronormativity is often decried as toxic, boring and broken, but where has this trend of negativity developed from? Writer and PhD student, Asa Seresin, explores. "LIKE most online subcultures, heteropessimism occupies a contradictory relationship to the market. Quite often framed as an anti-capitalist position, heteropessimism could be read as a refusal of the “good life” of marital consumption and property ownership that capitalism once mandated. Yet this good life, which was always withheld from marginalized populations, is now untenable for almost everyone."
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