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Call for Participants: Pop-Up Museum of Queer History Working Groups

The Pop-Up Museum of Queer History invites all interested parties to join us as we begin to develop community-driven working groups to support the organization.

For more information:

Pop-Up is 100% volunteer staffed and run. You can learn more about the current staff at It has always been a goal of the Museum […]

Engage 2012

Presented by the NYU Women of Color Policy Network:

December 8 to 9, 2011

Rosenthal Pavilion, Kimmel Center New York University

More information: Register for the opening event:

Engage 2012 is a national summit of policy experts, practitioners, thought leaders, and key stakeholders working on issues related to immigration, racial justice and […]

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 ( and more! Followed by […]

Growing Up Policed: Surveilling Racialized Sexualities Mini-Conference

Incited by the case of the felony conviction of a young woman of color for sexting with her girlfriend in Oregon and participatory research on criminalization among 1,100 young people in New York City, the mini-conference focuses on the nexus of youth, technology, law enforcement, and constructions of racialized sexuality. Using a broad definition of […]

Queer Newark: Our Voices, Our Histories

Presented by Rutgers-Newark and Newark Community Leaders

Come learn about Queer Newark and the people and organizations that have contributed to our city’s great history!

November 12, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm Essex Room, Robeson Campus Center 350 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Newark NJ 07102

Join us on November 12, 2011 to celebrate […]

Scenes from a Jamaican Childhood

Scenes from a Jamaican Childhood

Tuesday, November 1st 2011:

Co-sponsored by CLAGS, the CUNY Center for the Humanities, and the NYPL

Join Thomas Glave (English, General Literature, and Rhetoric, SUNY Binghamton) for this year’s Audre Lorde/Essex Hemphill Memorial Lecture. Thomas Glave is the author of Whose Song? and Other Stories, The Torturer’s Wife, and the […]

Call for Submissions: Black Gay Genius: Joseph Beam and In the Life

Call for Submissions: Black Gay Genius: Joseph Beam and In the Life

On the eve of the 25th Anniversary of the seminal publication, In the Life: A Black Gay Anthology, edited by Joseph Beam, we are currently seeking submissions for an anthology on the legacy of Joseph Beam and In the Life. This anthology will […]

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 are […]

LGBT health policy and HIV policy under Obama-Biden

The Obama-Biden Administration has launched an array of groundbreaking initiatives that will have a profound impact on LGBT health. These include the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, the Institute of Medicine report on LGBT health, the National Prevention Strategy (as part of ACA), and technical guidance from the Office of the […]

Call for Submissions: LGBTQ Policy Journal at the Harvard Kennedy School

Now accepting submissions for the second edition of the Journal. Our inaugural edition was successfully published last year, and we encourage you to consider writing or submitting content for the Journal this year.

In an effort to receive quality and diverse pieces for this year’s Journal, we respectfully request that you send this Call […]

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