I’m just wary of the tendency to glorify revolutionary violence and masculinity.
Dade Lemanski is a writer, scholar, and translator living in Pittsburgh. They research and archive histories of queer, trans, and leather culture, and are at work on a book about the poetics of doikeyt, whiteness, and Jewish life in Appalachia. Their translations from Yiddish and writing on translation appear in World Literature Today and in the anthology A Rainbow Thread, and their writing has appeared in Public Books, the LA Review of Books, the Village Voice, and elsewhere. They write the newsletter SINKHOLE/GLORYHOLE.