Alll in the family: new anthology examines queer relationships

Check out this great write up about A Family by Any Other Name in the new issue of Xtra by Scott Dagostino.

It features quotes from a number of the anthology’s contributors about reclaiming the idea of family for LGBT people, including this one from Paul Aguirre-Livingston:

“I don’t believe in ‘queering’ definitions, nor in ‘institutions’ like marriage or family,” he says. “I would suggest we champion words like ‘clan’ or ‘household’ or ‘kin.’ Fuck, call it ‘dynasty’ if you want. How’s that for fabulous?”

Read the whole story here (PDF version) or here (online version).