We might grasp cancel culture as an expression of punitive thinking within our own social movements, whereby the purge of individuals symbolically substitutes for the collective structural and cultural transformations that liberation requires.
Longtime activist Urvashi Vaid, a leader of many LGBTQ+ and other social justice organizations, died on May 14 at age 63. The article below, an interview Vaid gave last year, is posted in tribute to her life and legacy.
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