Category Archive: Queer Space

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

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: 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: Planning for Gender – Perspectives on Urban Development

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This is a live blog entry by guest author, Amanda Martin, who is studying urban planning at MIT’s School of Architecture + Planning. The panel is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium of… 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

Keynote Address: “Queerying Identity: The Tyranny of Gendered Planning”

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This is a live blog entry by guest author, Amanda Martin, who is studying urban planning at MIT’s School of Architecture + Planning. The keynote address is part of the 2011 Graduate Consortium… Continue reading

Hide/Seek in the City: Reflections on the NPG Exhibit

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Last weekend marked the final days of the National Portrait Gallery’s monumental exhibit, Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture.  Monumental, because in 2010, it became the first exhibit in a major American… Continue reading

HUD Proposes New Regulations to Limit Queer Discrimination in Housing

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Later today, HUD will propose new regulations intended to ensure that its core housing programs are open to all eligible persons, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.  You can find the full… Continue reading

National Exhibit on Queer Difference/Desire in American Art

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There’s only one month left (through February 11, 2011) to see the National Portrait Gallery’s ground-breaking exhibit on queer experiences as captured by American artists – Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture.… Continue reading