Read Think Act Ep 23: Sophie K. Rosa on Radical Intimacy
'In terms of political organizing, getting to know our neighbours is one of the most powerful things we can do.'
Welcome to Read Think Act, our video series where writing and activism go hand in hand (or head to head) and we explore the space where they intersect, taking ideas from the pages and into our communities.
For the second episode in our spring 2023 season, we invite you to ponder dating apps, community care and the meaning and nature of intimacy under capitalism alongside the brilliant Sophie K. Rosa:
Groups and resources mentioned in the video:
Lesbians and Gays Support the Migrants
SWARM Collective (Sex Worker Advocacy and Resistance)
You'll find the books mentioned by Sophie below. Do also check out this list on celebrating friendship and intimacy put together by Mairi!
- Radical Intimacy
- Sophie K Rosa
- Consuming the Romantic Utopia : Love and the Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism
- Eva Illouz
- Henry and June
- Anais Nin