GLQ 1 January ; 23 1 : — If we are serious about producing knowledge of the past in all its complexity—that is, as something we think that we know already as well as pastness in all its radical strangeness—it is vital to grasp the epistemological consequences in conceptualizing practices in oppositional terms, a tendency pervasive among historians and queer specialists alike. Using the case of Alan Turing to unpick this oppositional logic reveals the paralyzing effects of polarization but also, and perhaps more urgently, the paramount importance in forging any number of pathways in creating queer narratives of pastness, including the unmaking of history.
Naked but for the towel around his waist, a man of a certain age sat by himself, bent slightly forward as if praying, in a corner of the sauna at a gym in central Rome. I had not met this man before, but as I entered the sauna, I thought I recognized him from photographs. My friends told me that this priest was gay, politically savvy, and well connected to the gay Church hierarchy in Rome.
What it's like when the worst years of your life get rolled up into an Oscar-nominated documentary. We are at a reunion dinner for about half a dozen people at a restaurant on the edge of Soho. I haven't seen him since the mids.
After nearly a week of sustained controversy, YouTube announced Wednesday that the platform will demonetize the channel of one of its most popular right-wing users due to "continued egregious actions" after his harassment of a gay journalist in his videos was called out. Last week, Vox journalist Carlos Maza tweeted about the years of harassment he's received from Steven Crowder, a right-wing pundit, and his fans. Crowder commands a significant audience on Youtube, with more than 3. Maza's Twitter thread went viral, and YouTube attempted to do damage control via tweet and background statements given to journalists.
January 21st, by Josh Ferri. Ok, this was good and all, but the video really got me. Come on—all those old people.
It's been a lucky seven years for Dave Carroll, the musician whose airline-abused Taylor guitar became world-famous thanks to his epic song and video, "United Breaks Guitars". Here's my interview with the musician:. The video went viral and became a world wide media frenzy partly because people were still trying to understand the relevance of social media.
As there were no accessible state entities to report a grievance, these human rights violations were never investigated or sanctioned. The initial research design was not created to take harms against gender and sexual minorities into account. Specifically, the legal claim frames these violations as crimes against humanity and persecution in relation to police repression.
In a landmark judgment today Sept. The Indian supreme court scrapped the archaic section drafted by the British administration back in the s that criminalised gay sex between two consenting adults. Here is a list of some of the key persons and organisations that have helped forward the cause of the LGBTQ community in India, seeking equal rights and representation for same-sex couples.
Time: March 27,p. This —51 political cartoon depicts a grieving figure kneeling by the coffins of homosexuals who were driven to suicide in consequence of Paragraph US Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Or do you want to be known as a gay dancer? For his entire life, Mehra had refused to be defined by his sexuality. Mehra, 63, is a well-known journalist the former editor of the Indian edition of Maxim magazineactor and exponent of dastangoia 13th-century form of oral storytelling that has seen a revival in recent years. Johar, 59, travels the world as an award-winning bharatanatyam dancer, choreographer and yoga teacher.