Monthly Archives: April 2014

MANAGING THE THE DISCONTINUITIES AND POSITIONALITIES OF LGBTQ EXPERIENCE. BY STEVEN BENSON.

There are : 1.Lgbt people who want to know about their inheritance/the fight for equal legal rights; possibly, even to theorize about it! 2.Lgbt people/queers who want to go BEYOND the lgbt/queer binary and explore lgbt studies/history AND Queer Theory. … Continue reading

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MINI-POST:STRUGGLING TO CREATE WITHIN/ALONGSIDE THE GAPS/TO MAKE THE GAPS IN THE HEGEMONY: VIA FORM AND VIA WRITING(AND READING!),OPENLY AS A GAY MAN.BY STEVEN BENSON

I feel as if I am in a nearly constant struggle to MAKE safe space(for me and anyone else who claims it as their right) within or alongside hegemonies(or outside them; separatist; CONTROVERSIAL), and the heterosexist, heteronormative,sometimes ¬†(homo-)homophobic world. {Homo-homophobia-quite … Continue reading

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QUESTIONS TO PONDER ON GAY/QUEER WRITING, AND WRITING IN GENERAL.INFORMED BY ROBERT GLUCK AND NEW NARRATIVE.BY STEVEN BENSON

1. “how to be a theory-based writer and represent myself as a gay man”(Robert Gluck, “Long Note on New Narrative”,); questions with which I, myself, am still struggling; and the first of which could also well relate to cross/multi(therefore queer … Continue reading

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YES, we have a culture and history -and future: An LGBTQ MANIFESTO. BY STEVEN BENSON

Inspired by the performance “Keep it Proud”, at LIPA, 4.4.14,a ¬†combination of lgbtq history, celebration; and a worthwhile attempt at community cohesion   FLEE the Disavowal….. EMBRACE Lgbt Gay Queer (Sub) Culture….. You don’t have to like ALL of it. … Continue reading

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