Has the gay rights movement 'lost its teeth?' Julie Bindel on her new book, 'Straight Expectations'

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Has the gay rights movement become more conservative than radical? Julie Bindel, the author of Straight Expectations, a new book that tracks the changes in the gay community in the last 40 years and looks at what it means to be gay today, argues that the "gay rights movement has lost its teeth."

In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with Bindel about the problems with the "born this way" mantra, political lesbianism, compulsory heterosexuality, misogyny in the gay community and the declining radicalism of the gay rights movement.

Bindel is a radical lesbian feminist, a journalist, a founder of Justice for Women and co-editor of Gaze: A Modern Review.

Find her on Twitter @bindelj.

 

 

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