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A Community Challenge

Given the current political climate and the necessity of decentralising the main stages as the be all and end all of theatrical endeavours, I believe that it is essential for amateur theatres to engage more with new writing and utilise their existing infrastructure to support developing artists. 1,170 more words

Essay

Feeling Is Not Weakness: Sadness, Mourning and Movement

Many of the movements now happening on a global scale—but particularly the ones here in the US—represent political shifts I’ve been hoping for for as long as I can remember. 1,205 more words

Ethnic Studies

Re: More loving

In the pew hate and jealousy can rise to the surface like grease in a pot full of dish water. Once a poisonous atmosphere takes hold and the church ceases to do what it was erected for, to spread a message of love, respect and tolerance, then abolition is indeed order. 59 more words

Jewel Brooks

Queer Rights Won't Be Privatized

There’s an interesting trend I’ve been seeing in the media and its coverage of queer issues, especially discrimination laws. For those who haven’t heard, Indiana’s governor, Mike Pence, recently signed into law a bill allowing businesses to refuse service to queer and trans customers. 468 more words

Qia

from Art Threat: Performing Oloha in Queer Times.

In 2001, filmmakers Kathryn Xian and Brent Anbe broke new ground with their documentary Ke Kulana He Mahu: Remembering a Sense of Place. The film, which documents the lives, struggles, and aspirations of several queer and trans Kanaka Maoli (Indigenous Hawaiians), also made an important and, at the time, novel effort to explore how the ongoing exercise of settler-colonial rule in Hawai’i shapes gender and sexual identities. 38 more words

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