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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (140): 107–141.
Published: 01 May 2021
... AIDS activists enacted a queer and feminist decolonial activism that looked past the continental United States to the global South. In Puerto Rico, Latinx AIDS activists helped establish the first chapter of ACT UP in a Spanish-speaking country. Together, the Latina/o Caucus and ACT UP/Puerto Rico...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (100): 11–37.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Regina Kunzel Gay college students teach Atascadero prisoners to dance and cruise in a therapeutic role-play scenario. From Rob Cole, “Behind Bars, Lessons on Being Gay,” Advocate, June 20, 1973, 5 Lessons in Being Gay: Queer Encounters in Gay and Lesbian Prison Activism Regina...
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Radical History Review (2019) 2019 (134): 181–192.
Published: 01 May 2019
... had been organizing against Israel’s state-sponsored pinkwashing campaign and for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS). Since 2010, Palestinian queer activism has publicly engaged with the Palestinian Call for BDS and has urged the Palestinian BDS movement and those in solidarity...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (123): 9–31.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Laura Briggs This article reflects on the continued importance of feminist and queer activism and scholarship to understanding US imperialism, whether its subjects are taken to be war, securitization, and militarism; globalizing neoliberal capitalism; or ecological devastation. It explores the rape...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (140): 157–163.
Published: 01 May 2021
... function universally across race, despite the racial myths about Black hypersexuality that have existed throughout modernity, and undergird the ongoing regulation of Black bodies, both queer and straight. Ultimately, this article calls for a queering and reimagining of such activism as an intersectional...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (120): 53–73.
Published: 01 October 2014
..., ONE, MR, and the Ladder are more accessible to researchers than Drum is. Partial runs of Drum are available in several LGBT archives, but the magazine is repeatedly ignored by those who write about gay and lesbian activism. To what extent does this reflect an ongoing impulse on the part of queer...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (120): 108–120.
Published: 01 October 2014
... and the 1981 bathhouse raids. Today the CLGA has grown significantly in size and scope, and the emphasis remains on collecting material that documents public activities with national significance. As a result, the collection does not always provide sufficient evidence of the day-to-day lives of queer...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (140): 151–156.
Published: 01 May 2021
... active characters at a time when homosexuality was still criminalized. Most significantly, at a time when the state AIDS prevention project disavowed queer individuals, the play stands as an example of community building in the face of adversity. According to Pawan Dhall, one of the founding members...
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Radical History Review (2008) 2008 (100): 87–101.
Published: 01 January 2008
... — that produce less strikingly oppositional activist languages, and my discussion of the NCSF and Gay Shame is intended neither to collapse the state of queer activism into these two examples nor to claim that either fully represents the sexual practices, experiences, or desires of their myriad con...
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Radical History Review (1995) 1995 (62): 1–6.
Published: 01 May 1995
... of AIDS activism, this move opened up radical possibilities for coalition build- ing and political organizing. Although queer theory appeared con- comitantly with queer activism in the early 1990s, the relationship between the two remains complicated and contested. Might "queef' also work...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (122): 55–69.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Kwame Holmes This essay problematizes the positivist logic of minority social history by engaging black queer gossip as an archive that actively resists visibility, recognition, and institutionalization, key strategies of modern identity politics. Contextualizing a history of black gay social...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (122): 211–231.
Published: 01 May 2015
... at Proyecto mostly just wanted to be remembered; they wanted to leave a beautiful trace. And they did. In the new project, Sexual Futures, Queer Gestures, and Other Latina Long- ings, I try to draw out how the archives of colonialism, slavery, and state violence become lodged and also activated...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (120): 13–34.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Abram J. Lewis This essay centers the material imprints of post-Stonewall transsexual and transvestite activism as an opportunity for reflection on larger problematics of queer historical theorizing. Although queer archives are frequently understood as being marked by erasure, invisibility...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (112): 100–112.
Published: 01 January 2012
... that they possessed an unprece- dented political cache. San Francisco, of course, had been a center of grassroots queer activism for at least 50 years, mobilization that intensified when the city became a center of the response to the AIDS crisis of the 1980s.15 Meanwhile, the airline industry had also been...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (122): 177–187.
Published: 01 May 2015
... into LGBTQISM, the complete spectrum of the rainbow, is because I have a personal politic that says that my trans community or any of the queer communities that are in that rainbow label are going to get somewhere farther faster if we’re all united and working for each one of those communities actively...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (140): 217–225.
Published: 01 May 2021
... at a conference on the thirtieth anniversary of ACT UP at the University of York in June 2017, this essay reflects on the legacy of AIDS activism, ACT UP meetings, women and AIDS, needle exchange, safe sex workshops, the creation of the book Women, AIDS, and Activism , and queer kinship and conversation...
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Radical History Review (2006) 2006 (94): 148–154.
Published: 01 January 2006
... be appropriated, commodified, and made to serve dominant interests, Fiol-Matta fleshes out that awareness, providing in the process a provocative challenge to some of the more celebratory strands of queer theory or queer activism. Second, and related, her text implicitly participates in the larger...
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Radical History Review (1999) 1999 (75): 56–78.
Published: 01 October 1999
... activism, Queer Nationals had neglected history and often times were busy reinventing the wheel. A disregard for history was not unique to Queer Nation-Toronto. One queer active in a US. chapter of Queer Nation put it this way: ”The strength here is in acting out of the present . . . People...
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Radical History Review (1993) 1993 (56): 144–148.
Published: 01 May 1993
... in my mind. Readers who think that the in-your-face style of today's "queer" activism is a new invention will be interested to know that launching brazen salvos against heterosexual privilege is not unique to our time. The "split between those who wanted to make noise and those who wanted...
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Radical History Review (2015) 2015 (122): 25–37.
Published: 01 May 2015
... came out during this period. This essay concentrates on my experiences working with the LHA lesbian and queer organizational records, as the prioritization of activism and political work is a core component of lesbian and queer women’s communities and identities.13 These organizational...