Category Archives: Queer issues and theory

crossing borders

I wonder how the Right is talking about gay and lesbian couples crossing the state lines into Iowa? I haven’t followed this much, but on Wednesday I had a great conversation with a fellow graduate student about queer politics, gay … Continue reading

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Barney Frank on hate crime legislation

I love this speech:

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sex in public in OK City

Why aren’t straight people arrested for sex in public? I know that they are sometimes, but I have heard stories from many people about how they were caught in the act by a police officer who just let them go … Continue reading

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decentering the performer

I went to the drag show put on by a student group on campus today. It was a decent show, and some of the performers were really engaging. But what really got me thinking about the show wasn’t the performers … Continue reading

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In cased you missed it (the Internet seems in an uproar around this), but has removed the sales rankings from many gay and lesbian texts, claiming, as I understand it, that they are adult content. Jezebel has a discussion … Continue reading

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