Category Archive: Sarah Nusser (author)

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

Re-post: Welcome to the Urban Revolution

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Wanted to draw some attention to a recent interview of Jeb Bruggman about his new book, Welcome to the Urban Revolution: How Cities are Changing the World (a not-so-subtle reference to Henri Lefevbre’s… 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

Essay: Why the Public Realm Must be Queered

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It’s hard to talk about queer space without first discussing the closet, the most powerful contemporary queer space, even though it is a psychological one.  The closet not only represents the first queer space queer… Continue reading