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Paris is Burning

Paris is Burning is a documentary by Jennie Livingston about queer ball scene, best described as underground drag shows or pageants put on by queer persons of color, during the late 1980s. The documentary explores the lives of a variety … Continue reading

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Irin Carmon: “Body Politics”

The major central claims that Irin Carmon made in her talk were that a woman’s status in society is directly related to the reproductive rights of women and she explained three of the key reasons for positive things happening regarding … Continue reading

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What’s at stake in the 2012 presidential election

We’ve come a long way in terms of LGBT and women’s rights, but if the Democrats don’t win the election, all of that progress may be reversed.  Both Rue Landau and Carol Tracy touched upon the progress made in the … Continue reading

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