A former student just sent me this Slate article, published yesterday, criticizing an "anti-gay polemic" by Michael Hannon that appeared last week in a Christian magazine. She sent it to me because when she went to read the original piece by Hannon, she realized with some confusion that we read every historian/queer theorist cited by him in our History of Gender and Sexuality course. I took a look at the Hannon article and am flabbergasted.
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"The Brandon Archive," a chapter in Halberstam's book In A Queer Time and Place, problematizes hate crime legislation in the context of discussing Brandon Teena's murder and its geographical implications for queer activism and cultural memory.
Uganda president signs anti-gay bill into law live on TV
President Yoweri Museveni blames having to sign the bill, one of the most draconic homophobic laws in the world, on Western groups 'for showing us how you kiss'
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The comments following the report make strong points.
Fourth International Conference of the
International Network for Sexual Ethics and Politics - INSEP
14th - 16th July, 2014, Ghent University, Belgium
Hosted by CEVI (Centre for Ethics and Value Inquiry)
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Ghent University, Blandijnberg 2
9000 Ghent, Belgium
General Conference Theme: Sexualities and Freedoms