If you ain’t listening to music by queer musicians, reading writing by queer authors, championing art of queer creators or watching queer films (and by that I don’t mean just the ones that feature sexy people) then sit the fuck down and reevaluate yourself.
This doubly goes for “allies.”
The problem with this is that probably 90% of queer art is fucking wretched.
Ever been to a gay film festival? It’s a collection of some of the worst film and filmmakers you can possibly see.
Because we’re so desperate for representation we will watch or listen to anything by gay people.
Supporting your fellow queers is great but why don’t we start demanding quality first.
Being queer doesn’t make your art interesting or good.
There is no queer space; there are only spaces used by queers or put to queer use… , 2012
Response to bunnygloves: As Coco Peru might say, “This, this bothers me.”
Arguing this sort of stuff just turns into extended “well i like this! i don’t like this!” rants so I’ll simply say that I would argue the opposite: art that doesn’t have an element of queerness to it is likely bad art.