Monthly Archives: May 2017

Stonewall Paper – Final

Liz Velez
Dr. Kimon Keramidas
Queering the Web

Stonewall: A White Man’s Narrative
June 28th in 1969 would mark the first of a five-day-long riot that would act as the opening shot of the battle for LGBT rights in America. The Stonewall Inn, located on Christopher Street in New York, New York, was relatively unremarkable aside from its […]

By |2017-05-17T20:34:12-05:00May 17th, 2017|Elizabeth, Final Essays|0 Comments

Milo Yiannopoulos Final

Liz Velez
Dr. Kimon Keramidas
Queering the Web
A Liberal Defense of an Alt-Right Troll
Heroes come in many forms, and for the Alternative Right, it came in the form of an effeminate gay man with a penchant for upsetting and offending a wide array of people: Milo Yiannopoulos. Hailed by the Alt-Right as a proponent for free speech […]

By |2017-05-17T19:08:47-05:00May 17th, 2017|Elizabeth, Final Essays|0 Comments

LGBT-themed Children’s Books

Regarding the methodology of selection for the books that are examined herein, it is important to note that these books have primarily been chosen because they are “firsts” – often, the first to concern a particular theme or identity group. This should not indicate that there aren’t a number of other children’s books […]

By |2017-05-16T15:52:22-05:00May 16th, 2017|Final Essays, Kaidia|0 Comments

Asian Americans LGBT and Their Families

The issues of gay, lesbian, and bisexual Asian Americans are both diverse and complex in terms of cultural, social, religious, and psychological themes (Liu and Chan, 2003). This paper will focus on first generation East Asian immigrants and their families (i.e. Chinese, Japanese, and Koreans); as well as focus on lesbian, gay men, […]

By |2017-05-16T06:31:43-05:00May 16th, 2017|Christine, Final Essays|0 Comments

Final Chronography

1. Change the main argument to comparing the iconic photos of the LGBT Rights Movement and African American Rights Movement and see how the iconic photos affected social movements of both communities.
2. What are the differences and what are the similarities?

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By |2017-05-15T23:24:01-05:00May 15th, 2017|Christine|0 Comments

The Evolution of Performative Drag Spaces

Throughout history performing while wearing drag, was a tool actors used to convey a character’s appearance while giving them more personality at the same time. In theatre, it is the ritualistic principal of putting on costumes, make up and anything else that would solidify the becoming of […]

By |2017-05-15T23:19:11-05:00May 15th, 2017|Amanda, Final Essays|0 Comments

Iconic Photos of LGBT and African American Rights Movements

Introduction to Topic and Main Argument:
Photos and pictures often say more than a thousand words ever could. Many photographs were taken during the civil rights movement and the LGBT rights movement, when the two communities are striving for their equality as the dominant groups—whites and heterosexual—have in this society. Iconic imagery is unquestionably powerful, especially […]

By |2017-05-15T20:32:34-05:00May 15th, 2017|Christine, Final Essays|0 Comments
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