Category Archive: Sarah Nusser (author)

Who We’re Listening To…Caesar McDowell and the Intelligent, Equitable City

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Not too long ago, at a forum sponsored by the National Building Museum, the Rockefeller Foundation, and IBM on “Intelligent Cities,” Caesar McDowell delivered a presentation touching on three projected trends of future global… Continue reading

Queer Planning Literature: The Short List

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A few weeks ago, a friend asked me for a list of articles on “queer planning” to integrate into his artwork.  I slapped something together and thought it worth sharing here.  This isn’t… Continue reading

Place Gets Personal: The Conversations of Planners and Artists on the Power of Place

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This is a new type of entry, which we call Conversations. Each month, we will choose an article from another source, send it out to a group of people, and post the conversation… Continue reading

Why Urban Planners Don’t Know Much About Queer People, Why They Should and How to Start Thinking About It

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“Take away, for the moment, the identifiable markers of the gay and lesbian experience, and imagine a social protest movement that, throughout the twentieth century, has created an independent urban culture, suffered police… Continue reading

The Geography of HUD’s LGBT Fair Housing Proposal

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  Comments were due March 25 on HUD’s proposed LGBT fair housing rule, entitled, “Equal Access to Housing in HUD Programs – Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity.”  While we wait for… Continue reading

Closing Keynote Panel: Video Addendum

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The panel is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies conference on Gender, Sexuality, and Urban Spaces in Cambridge, MA. As promised in the preceding post, here is video of Karen… Continue reading

Closing Keynote Panel: Making It Real – Bridging Theory and Practice

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This is a live blog entry by resident pluralist, Sarah Nusser. The panel is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies conference on Gender, Sexuality, and Urban Spaces in Cambridge, MA.… Continue reading

Poster Session: Highlights

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These images were taken by resident pluralist, Sarah Nusser, at the 2011 Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies Conference on Gender, Sexuality, and Urban Spaces in Cambridge, MA. Conference propaganda.. Urban Health Disparities for… Continue reading

Panel Session: Politics, Class, and Identity in the Queered City

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This is a live blog entry by resident pluralist, Sarah Nusser. The panel is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies conference on Gender, Sexuality, and Urban Spaces in Cambridge, MA.… Continue reading

Panel Session: Building Community Through Trust, Shelter, and Thread

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This is a live blog entry by resident pluralist, Sarah Nusser. The panel is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies conference on Gender, Sexuality, and Urban Spaces in Cambridge, MA.… Continue reading

Panel Session: Empowerment Architecture

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This is a live blog entry by resident pluralist, Sarah Nusser. The panel is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies conference on Gender, Sexuality, and Urban Spaces in Cambridge, MA.… Continue reading

Day Two: Gender, Sexuality, Urban Spaces at MIT

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We’re back for a jam-packed Day 2 of the Gender, Sexuality, and Urban Spaces conference, put on by the Graduate Consortium of Women’s Studies in the Boston-metro area.  Over 250 people registered for… Continue reading