Central West-Jerusalem: Queerdom
in an LGTB-phobic Eenvironment
A Triple Dose of Queerdom
unleashes Eric Kupers and his faithful Bandelion ensemble to declare We are all Dragons in Drag and call forth connections to primal power in opposition to the Trump regime; STEAMROLLER Dance Company performs Loserville, a queering of the iconic film The Breakfast Club.
Tegan and Sara Quin have become torchbearers for post-'00s queerdom
Bacchetta P (2002) Re-Scaling Trans/national 'Queerdom
': 1980s Lesbian and 'Lesbian' Identitary Positionalities in Delhi.
"Rescaling Transnational 'Queerdom
': Lesbian and 'Lesbian' Identitary-Positionalities in Delhi in the 1980s." Antipode 34.5(2002): 947-973.
1 (Kolkata: Sappho, 2006); Asha Achuthan, Ranjita Biswas, and Anup Kumar Dhar, Lesbian Standpoint (Kolkata: Sanhati, 2007); Paola Bacchetta, "Rescaling Transnational 'Queerdom
': 1980s Lesbian and 'Lesbian' Identitary-Positionalities in Delhi," Antipode 34, no.
In large measure, arousal's centrality is born of necessity: queerdom
is not only an ideology but a living community, and queers must look primarily to each other, not to the straight world, for sex and love.
It's hard for me to figure out how Larry Kramer so offended Jason Schneiderman with his article, "Queer Theory's Heist of Our History." Of course, I have my own theory of what we're all about that lifts the veil on queerdom
to illuminate a more vivid purpose for our existence than our seeming to negate the straight ones' "moral excuses" for human sexuality, which is why they hate us.
I'd spent years projecting my own lesbian desires in my mind's wide dark room while at the hands of male lovers, but at the brink of queerdom
, I struggled to connect sex and emotions.
The tongue-in-cheek spin-off of the BBC series Call My Bluff will focus on Polari - the so-called "lost language of queerdom
" - a type of slang popularised in the UK in the mid-20th century.
Others have referred to it as "queerdom
's own ironic social theory, which developed to let us criticize (particularly heterocentrist) relations of power." Carol Queen & Lawrence Schimel, Introduction to POMOSEXUALS: CHALLENGING ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT GENDER AND SEXUALITY 19, 21 (Carol Queen & Lawrence Schimel eds., 1997).
You can register for silverware, send out embossed invites and even ask a religious figure to bless your union, but when it comes time to eat, why not really embody your queerdom
and bite into a big tasty breast?