a really interesting chemistry that can be very positive
September 7, 2020 2:16 PM Subscribe
[P]eople talk about chosen family, right, for queers. And the thing about a union is it’s like given family! It’s like everyone who works there is in your union family, and part of the ethic of unions is whether I like you or not—whether I’m like you or not—we have a shared interest and a shared organization. Which is really different from especially the comfort zone you were talking about. And that’s just so different from a union which is—here’s this hodge podge of people that were hired by some employer, and yet we’re a community at work. For Labor Day, a candid conversation about queers in the labor movement with longtime union activists Miriam Frank and Desma Holcomb.
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