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A Drag Queen Queers Shakespeare

Michael Carosone | Posted 12.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

Yes, even Shakespeare must be queered (well, it's already been done, but I'm going to do it again). And what better way to queer Shakespeare than by ...

Everything Must Be Queered... or Gayified, or Lavenderized, or Bent

Michael Carosone | Posted 09.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

For many years I have been thinking more and more that everything must be, should be, and can be queered, or gayified, or lavenderized, or bent. At conferences, or in classes, or during conversations, I consistently say that I am only interested in queering things.

How the LGBT Experience Will Transform the Practice of Mindfulness

Jay Michaelson | Posted 08.16.2014 | Religion
Jay Michaelson

Does being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender have anything to do with practicing mindfulness? Sure. Over the years, many LGBT voices have made themselves heard within Buddhist communities, and have enriched the sangha as a result.

How Gay Is Halloween?

Brandon Ambrosino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Brandon Ambrosino

Let's be clear about something: While it's certainly true that the holiday has a universal appeal, the contemporary global, multibillion-dollar phenomenon that is Halloween night owes its existence, persistence, and fabulistence to modern gay culture. Why might that be?

What About Bob? Mad Men, Episode 12

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 08.18.2013 | TV
James Marshall Crotty

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon...

Trying To Queer Things Up A Little

David Groshoff | Posted 04.23.2012 | Gay Voices
David Groshoff

In nearly every one of my columns here, at least one reader has demonstrated a problem with my use of the word "queer." Sometimes multiple people have posted objections in the comments to the same article. So, please allow me to make a couple of points.

EVA & ADELE On Their Lifelong Collaboration

Posted 02.21.2012 | Arts

You've probably seen them at a gallery at some point, but then again, this Austro-German duo is arguably its own moving museum. Meet the living works ...

After Equality

Chris Ashford | Posted 01.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Chris Ashford

The gay rights project has morphed from one defined by liberation into one defined by equality. This concept is about abolishing difference rather than celebrating it.

Being Queer Means...

Nadia Cho | Posted 08.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Nadia Cho

Being queer means constantly questioning what's considered "normal" and why that norm gets privileged over other ways of being. It means criticizing who sets these norms and recognizing the privilege that comes with being able to identify as "normal."