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Is Bruce Springsteen a counter-public?

Bruce Springsteen’s recent North Carolina show cancellation in direct rebuttal to HB2 laws offers a rich example of social action and opening possibilities for public engagement. 171 more words


Can the Other of Native Studies Speak?

by Billy-Ray Belcourt

Revolution will come in a form we cannot yet imagine

– Jack Halbertstam [1]

Like Judith Butler, I want to begin with a beginning.

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Fears of Coming Out & How to be a Transgender Ally

One of the thing I remember most about coming out as trans was worrying about whether or not people would believe me. I felt that I had to have some sort of proof of being transgender before coming out to people. 1,293 more words


Chart of the Day 1: Attitudes toward homosexuality in New Zealand

‘Chart of the Day’ is a series where I produce and post an original graph from data I found interesting without comment.

Disclaimer: Correlation does not entail causation. 141 more words

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Gay and Asian and a New Zealander

I wrote the following piece which was published in New Zealand’s only LGBT-focused magazine, Gay Express, titled ‘Gay and Asian and a New Zealander… 1,121 more words