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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 [...]

Outhistory.org Review

February 1st, 2017|0 Comments

First and foremost I definitely think that the information and insight into the history of sexuality/identity comes across clearly, especially in the website domain name. The chronologies, book references, information tools and choice of language [...]

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 [...]

Final Chronography

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

Proposals – Velez

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Proposal One – Stonewall For my first proposal, I would like to trace two historical retellings of the events that happened at the Stonewall Riots on June 28th 1965. The first account I would like [...]

Outhistory.org Review – Velez

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

The mission of the website is to illuminate the often ignored queer history, both recent and distant. By doing this, Jonathan Ned Katz hopes to inspire people and equip LGBTQ folk and their allies with [...]

Topic Proposal

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Topic 1: Sex Education in the United States I originally wanted to look at virginity in historical perspective: what is it? What counts as ‘losing your virginity’ and how does heteronormativity influence this topic? As [...]

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 [...]

Transgender Athletes in the United States

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

In recent years, transgender athletes have been pushing toward more opportunities to compete in athletic competitions and be included in professional leagues, and on the whole they’ve made measurable progress. One of the most effective [...]

Theme Proposals

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Topic 1 - Transgender Athletes in the United States For my first topic, I will be assembling a timeline of transgender athletes in the United States. In recent years, a small number of high-level athletes [...]

The History of NYU LGBTQ Activism

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

In the late 1960s, two new forces were finding their feet in Greenwich Village. Gay liberation was coming out of the closet and into the streets, clashing with the police and making waves in public [...]

Sarah McBride

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

In 2012, Sarah McBride came out as transgender in an op-ed after ending her term as Student Body President at American University. Her coming out gained widespread media attention, and came at a time when [...]

Theme Proposal

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

History of LGBTQ Activism at NYU For my first topic, I plan to research the history of LGBTQ activism at NYU. I plan to use the University Archives for information about the founding of the [...]