Mario Mieli was a leading figure in the Italian gay movement of the 1970s, respected as one of the movement's most profound intellectuals. He committed suicide in 1983 at the age of 30. His work Towards a Gay Communism (Pluto, 2018) was considered a controversial classic of the era.
Revolutionary queer theorist Mario Mieli is the author of one of the most important works ever to address the relationship between homosexuality, homophobia and capitalism. In this blog, Tim Dean considers the relevance of the...Read full article