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It's Time to Queer the Vote

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Why does queering the vote matter now more than ever?Let’s face it, we are tired. The exhaustion is about more than just receiving messages about how our votes matter despite the overwhelming and seemingly insurmountable tactics to suppress our votes and destroy an equitable system of elections.

It's the feelings of disillusionment that come with the knowledge that if you are Black, brown, formerly incarcerated, disabled, and/or identify as LGBTQ+, a vote isn’t going to save you or your community.

That if you are undocumented, you don’t have access to the vote. It’s the long and drawn-out tiredness at the ongoing and constant targeting of our rights and our bodies in a struggle for bodily autonomy and civil rights that has us increasingly exhausted.

Because it feels like the other side is winning. So what can we do, especially if voting is only part of the answer? Earlier this year, with the overturning of Roe v.

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