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In contemporary American queer studies, not only is there a metropolitan bias in thinking about queer location but a coastal one as well, and we have yet to address the limitations of narrowly ascribing queer culture(s) to concentrated geographic areas and political spheres.

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CFP - Queer and Gender Area, POPCAANZ conf (NZ)

Papers that address issues of sexuality and/or gender in relation to popular culture are invited for the Queer and Gender Area at the 6th Popular Culture Association of Australia and New Zealand Annual Conference. 38 more words


CFP - Special Issue of TEXT: Journal of Writing and Writing Courses


Editors: Dr. Jay Daniel Thompson (University of Melbourne), Dr. Dallas J. Baker (Southern Cross University)

This special issue of TEXT reflects and builds on Australia Queer, a pioneering collection of queer writing. 290 more words


Goodbye to the Chilean queen

On Friday 23 January the Chilean writer, artist and activist Pedro Lemebel died of cancer. One of the most important and provocative queer voices of Latin America, Lemebel’s anti-establishment writings and performances are landmark works. 1,142 more words


Wish List To 2015

2015 started with a great feeling, collective enthusiasm and even a lil wind of magic that we hadn’t breathed in a long time. The fun was ruined after a week (#JeSuisCharlie), but hopefully all the bad karma of the year got concentrated in January. 699 more words


The Resurrection of a Forgotten Death: Queer Culture's Contribution to Assisted Suicide

(Pierre Nadeau and daughter, Alexa. Photo credits: http://www.photowords.com)

A Queer Death 101: Put to Rest

“And so what is queerest about us, queerest within us, and queerest despite us is this willingness to insist intransitively—to insist that the future stop here.” – Lee Edelman… 1,731 more words

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