flyer, picturing clockwise from top honey mahogany, scott wiener, london breed, sam moss, emanuel yekutiel, reads: "YIMBYs --- looks like tech, works like poison" gayshame.net
the catchphrase “affordable housing” has developed a numb versatility between anti-gentrifcation propaganda and luxury condo listings. its good-intentioned repetition is necessarily mystifying due to decades-long collaboration between local politicians and real estate speculators, and recently tech. this fuckery culminates around the maliciously calculated san francisco bay area median income, which allows persons with six figures to qualify for below market rate housing. these circumstances effectively transform the anti-gentrification normative demand for more housing into a shunning of the most desperate need. for those interested in the truly broad distribution of life chances it might be more effective to focus on calling for “subsidized housing”, intervening upon the ongoing criminalization of encampments and the encroaching criminalization of what’s left of rent control.
ante-up your condo if you're scared of tents! -- you don't get to complain about the vanishing social infrastructure you disrupted and burned to finance your third home, pet yoga instructor and your precious unopened polystyrene collectible figurine hordes! gay shame
black round stickers with an inverted pink triangle that says "GAY SHAME" and white text that reads: "CONDOS = DEATH" and white text that edges the circle's perimeter in an endless loop reading: "MASS EVICTIONS = UPZONED LUXURY BUILDINGS = COPS EVERYWHERE = MORE WHITE TECHIES = INCREASED RENTS = MASS EVICTIONS..."