So I have finally come round and watched The Danish Girl, its taken me a long time to watch it after it was released early this year and was nominated for a fair few Oscars, and won Best Supporting Actress for Alicia Vikander who played Gerda Wergener; the wife of Einar Wergener who became Lili Elbe, performed by Eddie Redmayne. 525 more words
Tags » Queer Politics
So finally getting round to writing my first academic-style post on my new blog, its only been a week!
So I thought it would be good to first explain a bit more on the origins of my new blog title “The identity tilt” which was inspired by the lyrics of the Christine and the Queens song “Tilted”. 549 more words
Guest author Tamar Shirinian is a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Sociology and Anthropology Department at Millsaps College
This month, major cities throughout the U.S. will hold annual gay pride events: parades followed by parties throughout the night and weekend. 757 more words
“Freedom is never very safe.”
Shevek says this toward the end of Ursula Le Guin’s The Dispossessed. Tyranny isn’t safe either. In the wake of today’s deadly shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, we need to remember these principles. 650 more words