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Queer Notes, November-December 2012

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Queer Notes by Elise On National Coming Out Day this year, youth in particular showed the way. Texas Tech University’s Gay-Straight Alliance members told coming out stories. People wrote their sexual … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, July-August 2012

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes, July-August 2012 by Elise Brave were the marchers in this year’s Pride Parades in Warsaw, Poland; Riga, Latvia; and Split, Croatia. Heavy police protection was required at each march. While the … Continue reading

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Queer Notes, January-February 2012

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Suzanne Rose After six days of 24-hour-a-day activism, LGBT occupiers, activists, and human rights groups in Seoul, South Korea, won the Seoul Student Rights Ordinance, with all clauses … Continue reading

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Pariah and Brother to Brother fire up Queer film

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Pariah and Brother to Brother fire up Queer film Wherever the bird with no feet flew she found trees with no limbs.             —Audre Lorde It is audacious for Dee Rees to … Continue reading

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Expose demonization of Black Gay youth

From the September-October 2011 issue of News & Letters: Expose demonization of Black Gay youth From left: Benjamin Perry, Ed Negron, Darrell Gordon, Betty Akins. Chicago—Editor’s note: News and Letters Committees hosted a forum in our Chicago office on Aug. … Continue reading

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July-August 2011 Queer Notes

From the July-August 2011 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Elise Students at Mona Shores High School in Muskegon, Mich., won gender-neutral proms. After Oak Reed, a Transgender boy, was nominated prom King and school administrators threw out … Continue reading

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News and Letters panel on “Boystown: Class, Race and Public Space”

Here are links to some local news coverage of a recent meeting of the Chicago Local of News and Letters Committees: Windy City Times: Community groups continue to focus on Lakeview Gay Chicago: Panel addresses Lake View’s summer turmoil Here’s … Continue reading

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