Oct 1 & 2: After Marriage: The Future of LGBTQ Politics & Scholarship


aftermarriageAfter Marriage: The Future of LGBTQ Politics & Scholarship

a two-day conference with featured speakers Karma Chávez, Lisa Duggan, Katherine Franke, Bridget Hughes, Simone Kolysh, Kevin Lotz, Darnell L. Moore, Mignon Moore, Robyn Ochs, Brandon Andrew Robinson, stef shuster, Steven Thrasher, Urvashi Vaid, and many others

October 1 & 2, Saturday & Sunday

For a full list of speakers and schedule, visit the conference website here.

Tickets for the conference are now on sale here for a sliding scale fee ranging from $25 to $65.

A limited number of free registrations are available for volunteers who help during the conference. Please email clagsaftermarriage@gmail.com to inquire.

After the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, rainbow memes and #lovewins hashtags flooded the internet. But we also began to hear more about what activists and academics have been saying for decades—that LGBTQ politics is about #morethanmarriage. The marriage equality campaign has been criticized for making invisible all of the many pressing issues that impact diverse LGBTQ-identified individuals. Since the ruling, donations to some LGBTQ organizations have declined, and longstanding organizations have shut down.

This conference will convene an urgently needed discussion about this turning point. We will debate the way forward through plenary roundtable conversations among both established and rising figures in LGBTQ politics and scholarship, and through dozens of academic panels, roundtables, workshops, and other breakout sessions put together from responses to our open call.

This promises to be a landmark event, so please join us!

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 West 59th Street

For more information or to register, please visit http://www.clags.org/after-marriage/ or email clagsaftermarriage@gmail.com.

Organized by CUNY Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS) and co-sponsored by the NYU Center for the Study of Gender & Sexuality.



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