The issue with the “not in our lifetime” sentiment is not its validity but its discursive effect

The issue with the “not in our lifetime” sentiment is not its validity but its discursive effect

In his latest piece for GMA News, John Andrew Evangelista challenges the tendency to dismiss the prospects of equal marriage in our lifetime. He argues that this discourse works against campaigns for equal rights for its discursive power in promoting apathy at the expense of inter-generational justice.

Aside from his pieces published in GMA News, Evangelista’s work on queer theory and sociological practice has appeared in the last two issues of the Philippine Sociological Review. He is a member of KAIBA academic collective and an instructor of Sociology in UP Diliman.

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