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Who Can Own 'Queer'?

Eden Walker | Posted 09.22.2013 | Gay Voices
Eden Walker

A friend of mine said that you don't have to be gay to be "queer," and I have to agree, but you can't be straight either. Our educated, empathic straight allies claiming "queer" is as deluded as me claiming to be black because I know when the Windrush landed.

Queering Language: The Necessary Evolution From 'LGBT'

James Nichols | Posted 04.30.2013 | Gay Voices
James Nichols

The proposition of "gender and sexual diversities" is an important opening into the conversation of expanding how we linguistically understand our movement, our experiences and ourselves. However, I think we need to move beyond narrow signifiers, particularly acronyms like "LGBT."