The Ambivalent Joys of Queer Ecology: A Manifesto (yes, another one)
“They forgot only one thing; they did not live their animal.”
As a queer ecologist, I’d like to say something about population. But I can’t.
What I’d like to say is that all men and women lacking sexual desire for members of an opposite sex are uniquely positioned as ecological ensigns of population decline. That is, (if I could) I would issue a clarion call to all queer people—to lesbians and reproductively indifferent hetero women interested in surrogacy— keep the reproductive speciality buns not your own, out of your ovens. To gay men and straight men lacking the overwhelming urge for progeny: think twice before you provide the butter to make the specialty buns cooked in rented ovens. I would like to publicly issue such calls, but I can’t....