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Gay Marriage Hurts My Breasts

What’s Left of Queer?: Immigration, Sexuality, and Affect in a Neoliberal World


May 12, 2010

We need to refuse the narratives of abjection that are routinely forced upon us. They only render us immobile creatures, begging for help. We are all neoliberals now. We’re all selling our bodies, our lives, our stories to the media and to provide comfort to ourselves. Those stories have to be challenged and reworked or we lose sight of the larger story of economic exploitation, at our peril.

Queers on the Run: Interview with Eric Stanley and Chris Vargas [Summer 2010]

An interview with Eric Stanley and Christ Vargas, the creators of the film Criminal Queers, can be found here:


Nancy Polikoff's Beyond (Straight and Gay) Marriage: Valuing All Families under the Law [23 April, 2008]

By Nancy D.  Polikoff; Beacon Press; 259 pages

Vega, a lesbian, left her job to move with her partner, Mala, to Washington.  She remained uninsured for five months as she looked for employment; Mala’s job didn”t provide her any insurance because they weren’t married.

Nathaniel Frank in the line of “Fire” [1 April, 2009]

Nathaniel Frank’s new book, Unfriendly Fire: How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America (Thomas Dunne, $25.95) , considers the effects of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.  In the wake of an Obama administration, the LGBT community has been buzzing with the possibility of repealing the ban.  Frank, who is optimistic about the end of the legislation, spoke by phone to Windy City Times about his project.

Interview with Human Rights Campaign's Joe Solmonese [26 August, 2009]

Joe Solmonese, executive director of Human Rights Campaign (HRC) , frequently finds himself in the eye of the LGBT political storm.  In recent years, criticism of the nation’s largest gay organization has increased, whether for what many described as the betrayal over the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) or its rumored agnosticism over “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT).  The organization recently unveiled a nationwide campaign, No Excuses, which

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