Guest post from Davy Marzella
The politics of desire are failing us because they have been colonized, and are channelled into capitalist practices of consumption. Media promotes normative ideas about beauty and desire to sell us products that keep the capitalist system intact.
Having had to apologise twice in the last week for comments that were patronising or condescending, I’m quite sensitive at the moment about the manner in which I express my views. At the same time, the campaign for Equal Marriage is hotting up in Scotland, and I don’t really approve.
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