Category: History

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(Let me start by saying that the views in this article are mine alone, and shouldn’t be read as representative of Queereka’s) This article has been a half-baked labor of anger and love since Friday, when #fuckcispeople exploded across the internet. From this explosion came a set of conversations about transgender oppression, cisgender privilege, rights […]

Queer History: June

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On June 29, 2013

As ever, June is a huge month for the growing queer family. The progress of our march towards equality becomes embodied around the world in parades, and it is the time when we look back on our history

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This confession may come as a shock to some: I have never been in love with menstruation. The dread of a surprise attack, cramps, the discomfort of cotton wads crammed where no wads of cotton should be. While still respecting those who savor their bloody womanhood, I grew up wishing that I could do anything […]

Queer History: April

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On April 27, 2013

For my fellow Texans, April hasn’t given us many “showers” the last few years, but we can still approach May with a bouquet of a thousand queer flowers blooming. Rain or shine, no mo

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Queer History: March

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In History , HIV / AIDS / STDs
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On March 23, 2013
Doing something a little different this time with queer history this month by reaching not only into the distant past, but also taking a look into the future. And I want to use this space at least the once to raise questions about how we think about our own history, who we include, exclude, what […]
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