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Outfest Review: Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution

in Blog/Entertainment & LifeStyle/Weekly

The ideal queer community is one in which any queer person feels welcome, seen, understood, and included. Unfortunately, that ideal isn’t always (or even often), reflected in reality. White, cis, gay men occupy a position of power and privilege, dominating conversations about queer life, culture, and politics that are in dire need of more diverse voices and viewpoints. Yony Leyser’s delightfully ragged documentary, Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution, both documents a historical cultural movement in the LGBTQ+ community, and serves as motivation to create more inclusive, diverse spaces today. The film hones in on the homocore (more modernly referred…

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