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Religion, Sexuality and AIDS: All the News That’s Fit to Print?: Diane Winston @ NYU

The Lerner Workshop in Religion and Society at NYU, Inaugural Lecture by Diane Winston

Thursday, April 26 6 to 7:30 pm

Diane Winston, Knight Chair, Media and Religion, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, University of Southern California

Winston examines three newspapers, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the [...]

Freedom Writers: An LGBTQ Youth Open Mic

Presented by Streetwise and Safe

Tuesday November 22 6 to 8 pm

Audre Lorde Project 147 W. 24th St., 3rd Floor NYC

Youth: FREE – adults: $5 – $50

Featuring poetry and spoken word by SAS members speaking out against injustice, criminalization and oppression. With guest performance by Arianne Benford (www.ariannebenford.com) and more! Followed [...]

CFP: Queering Religion, Religious Queers

Intersecting Contradiction? Queering Religion, Religious Queers Yvette Taylor and Ria Snowdon (eds)

CALL FOR CHAPTERS Deadline for Abstracts: 06 January, 2012

This collection will consider how religious identity interplays with other forms and contexts of identity, specifically those related to sexual identity (Stein, 2001; Yip, 2005; Taylor, 2009). It asks how these intersections [...]

Institutionalized Homophobia and Heterosexism Teach-In at Columbia University

Please register at http://tinyurl.com/3tpqrsh. Please know that individuals with disabilities are invited to request reasonable accommodations including, but not limited to sign, language interpretation, Braille or large print materials, and a campus map of accessible features. Address these requests to the Office of Access and Services for Individuals with Disabilities at (212) 678-3689, [...]

Response and Resistance: Multiple Strategies Addressing State Violence against LGBTQ Youth

Response and Resistance: Multiple Strategies Addressing State Violence against LGBTQ Youth

Panelists:

Andrea Ritchie from The Urban Justice Center Jared Ringer from The Anti-Violence Project Karina Claudio from Make the Road’s Globe Program Chelsea Johnson-Long from The Audre Lorde Project’s Safe Outside the System Program

Moderator:

Professor Joanne Rees, Adjunct Professor of [...]

Come Hear a Ugandan LGBT Activist Speak: Frank Mugisha, March 22 & 23

PRA (Political Research Associates) is thrilled to host a three-city speaking tour for Frank Mugisha, a leader of Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) from March 20-March 31. He’s coming to New York!

Frank will be joined by our own Kapya Kaoma, author of the groundbreaking PRA report, Globalizing the Culture Wars: U.S. Conservatives, African Churches, [...]

Decriminalization of Homosexuality in India: The Repeal of Section 377 and the political, legal and public health implications for the LGBT community

Thursday, November 5, 2009

A roundtable presented by the South Asia Association

Co-sponsored by the Gay and Lesbian International and Public Affairs Association; and the South Asia Institute.

A panel disussion with Myna Mukherjee, Vivek Divan, Dr. Viraj Patel and Prashant Iyengar on the recent ruling on Indian Penal Code 377 that decriminalized homosexuality.

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Before Sex: One Day Conference at Rutgers University

October 23, 2009 8:30 AM to 6 PM

Teleconference Room 4th floor of Alexander Library 169 College Avenue New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Until recently we’ve thought of the modern sex/gender system and homosexual identity as socio-intellectual developments of the later nineteenth century. But over the past three decades, evidence and arguments have accumulated [...]

Homosexuality and Fascism

Judith Jack Halberstam

October 19 6 –8 pm

NYU Department of Social and Cultural Analysis 20 Cooper Square, 4th Floor

In Sasha Baron Cohen’s most recent camp spoof, Brüno, the very gay and very swish Austrian fashionista compares himself several times to Hitler and jokes that he is “the second most misunderstood Austrian [...]