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After Sex? On Writing Since Queer Theory, ed. Janet Halley and Andrew Parker

“Beyonding is a rhetoric people use when they have a desire not to be stuck.”  – Lauren Berlant

“There has been for a while, I would propose, a tacit consent in queer theory and culture that queer time is predominantly about being late, or seeking lateness . 236 more words

My Review of Butch Queens Up in Pumps By Marlon. M Bailey

For most of the lgbt community, knowledge of Ballroom culture in America begins and ends with Jennie Livingston’s 1990 documentary Paris is Burning. While the film’s release was one of the defining moments of lgbt culture with its masterful (though not unproblematic) depiction of the genius and spectacle of Ballroom performers balanced with the reality of urban poverty, racism, and the AIDS epidemic they faced, its subject matter has largely been frozen in time as 80s nostalgia and aestheticized in the lgbt imaginary. 196 more words

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Esotericism at the AAR in San Diego 2014? Urgent CfP

The deadline for submitting papers to this year’s American Academy of Religion (AAR), in sunny San Diego, is fast approaching. That means time is running out if you want to present a paper on Western esotericism, too. 427 more words


Call for Online Articles: “The End of Heterosexuality?"

The Qouch is now accepting submissions for an on-going series of articles on the theme “The End of Heterosexuality?”

Recently, social critics and scholars have proposed the idea that advances in queer rights and visibility could bring “the end of heterosexuality” (or at least as we know it). 460 more words