CFP: Homonationalism and Pinkwashing (Event: 04/2012, New York); DL: 01.07.2012

Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, New York (Web)

Time: April 10-11, 2013
Venue: CUNY Graduate Center
Deadline: July 1, 2012

  • Keynotes by Judith Butler, Jasbir Puar, Rabih Almmedine, and Haneen MaiKey

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in all configurations around the world have always experienced dramatic differences in representation and power. Today, after generations of sacrifice and organization, some LGBT people have won full legal rights with different degrees of implementation. Once hard to imagine, protection from discrimination, full relationship recognition, and inclusion in representation are now daily possibilities for some. In the United States, lesbian, gay, and bisexual people have been invited into an equality defined, not by rights, but by the ability to participate openly in immoral wars. The co-opting of some LGBT people by anti-immigrant and in particular anti-Muslim political forces is widespread and growing. … Read more (Website)

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