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Care Work

AuthorLeah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

NarratorThe Author

Duration8h 8m

CategoriesAdult Non-Fiction, LGBTQ+ Non-Fiction

PublisherTantor Media

VersionUnabridged

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In this collection of essays, Lambda Literary Award-winning writer and longtime activist and performance artist Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores the politics and realities of disability justice, a movement that centers the lives and leadership of sick and disabled queer, trans, Black, and brown people, with knowledge and gifts for all. Care Work is a mapping of access as radical love, a celebration of the work that sick and disabled queer/people of color are doing to find each other and to build power and community, and a tool kit for everyone who wants to build radically resilient, sustainable communities of liberation where no one is left behind. Powerful and passionate, Care Work is a crucial and necessary call to arms.

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