Waymon Hudson

GLBT History Month Icons: Michel Foucault

Filed By Waymon Hudson | October 07, 2009 10:00 AM | comments

Filed in: Gay Icons and History, Living
Tags: Equality Forum, GLBT History Month, Michel Foucault

The 31 GLBT History Month Icons, living or dead, are selected for their achievements in their field of endeavor, their status as a national hero, or their significant contribution to GLBT civil rights.

Today's Icon is Michel Foucault.

For more information on GLBT History Month 2009, visit www.glbthistorymonth.com.


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Foucault would be totally against the gay rights movement. He argues that by calling ourselves GLBT we are placing ourselves into further constraints by the hegemonic society. Foucault would support queer movements but hardly support GLBT.