articles tagged "Queer Politics"

Stonewall and Queer Politics

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 | A Public Affair
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“In many ways, our modern Pride celebrations couldn’t be more different from the event they’re commemorating. Forty-five years ago, just after midnight on June 28, 1969, the New York City Police Department conducted a routine raid on the Stonewall Inn. Crowds of trans women, sex workers, and homeless youth were handcuffed, herded out of the bar, and into pushed into paddy wagons. And then a curious thing happened. The people in handcuffs began to fight back.” -Beth Lalonde in the article, The Trans Day of Action: Taking Back Stonewall in the Huffington Post. more »

Celebrating the Life of Jose Muñoz

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 | A Public Affair
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Last week the large and diverse community of queer theorists lost one of it’s most significant voices, Jose Muñoz. more »

Israel/Palestine and the Queer International

Wednesday, 28 August 2013 | A Public Affair
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On Wednesday August 28th, host Karma Chavez spoke with author and activist Sarah Schulman about her new book “Israel/Palestine and the Queer International” as well as queer politics and how they are connected through art and culture. more »

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