Racism and LGBT Representation in TV

October 29, 2014 in inQueery

In this article, Connor Payne explores the possibility and reality of racism in television shows through an examination of LGBT characters that either do fit in, or do not fit in with the stereotypes of their socially created status in society.

Invisibility Series: Queer Femmes

September 24, 2014 in inQueery

Guest Writer Aurora Smith discusses femme queers in the first installment of a four-part Invisibility Series. Who are femme queers and why are they “invisible”? What can we do to change society’s (and our own!) way of seeing these women? Read on to learn more.

GRL: Keeping Our Community Strong

November 20, 2013 in inQueery

We follow up with GRL, the sorority on the UC Berkeley campus for those who self-identify as queer and female and their allies. They had chosen us as their philanthropic project this year. The Pacific Center chats with them on what community means to them.

Out in Academia: Interview with Prof. Juana María Rodríguez

April 17, 2013 in inQueery

This is the first interview of an ongoing series that deals with the question of LGBT visibility in the university classroom; an issue that I, as an out and visibly queer graduate student, have been interested in for a long time. I wanted to find out more about how professors and graduate students present themselves to their students and why. The question I then center these interviews around is that of identity and outness in the classroom. In this fluid and informal interview—you’ll hear quite…

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