Raising the Rainbow Flag

May 18th, 2019|0 Comments

My research topic is centered on LGBT Americans in diplomacy. In this framework, diplomacy is defined as the official representation of the United States government sanctioned through the State Department. Diplomats serve in positions of [...]

Cannot Be Silent: Archiving Queer Materials

May 5th, 2019|0 Comments

We often have heard the term “queer.” “Queer” originally meant odd, peculiar, or strange. However, nowadays, queer is used as an umbrella term that means people who did not conform to dominant norms of [...]

Stonewall Paper – Final

May 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Liz Velez Dr. Kimon Keramidas Queering the Web 4/5/2017 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 [...]

Milo Yiannopoulos Final

May 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Liz Velez Dr. Kimon Keramidas Queering the Web 4/5/2017 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 [...]

LGBT-themed Children’s Books

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Asian Americans LGBT and Their Families

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Introduction 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 [...]

The Evolution of Performative Drag Spaces

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]