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LUNCH BREAK by Jai Arun Ravine

on February 13th, 2012 in Blog Salon, Blogroll, Mapping by | 2 Comments

It is 3:41 PM Pacific Standard Time on Wednesday, February 1. I would like to borrow Pamela Lu’s strategic approach to a piece written for the Poetic Labor Project  in 2010. (Read the transcript here.) Lu used an hour on her lunch break to write about the labor and work…

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Blog Salon #2 Divining Difference: by Annie Danger

on February 13th, 2012 in Article, Blog Salon, Blogroll, Mapping by | 2 Comments

At first blush, queer economy brings me visions of nothing but trouble. SF Party Queers shirking the lifestyle possibilities of a politicized, radical notion of queerness for the fearsome economies of social capital. We trade in looks and glares. Our rat race hustles from club to club, deals are made…

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BLOG SALON No 1: ON MAPPING OUR WORLD

on June 10th, 2011 in Blog Salon, Blogroll by | 2 Comments

he subject of the first Salon is QUEER – queer performance, queer tactics, queer approaches, queer identity.  How has this once pejorative adjective, transformed itself into many different meanings?, how do we use something that has yet to find its own definition? how does it use us?   This blog has a multi-functional intention: to contextualize Queer and, by process of listing local contexts, to expand on what community is for us. Who is currently adding to the conversation? What is shaping it in the here now?

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Rotimi Agbabiaka – The Best Catch-all Word

on June 9th, 2011 in Blog Salon, Blogroll by | 1 Comment

I never really used the word “queer” until about a year ago when I moved to San Francisco. I don’t recall making a conscious decision to replace the words “gay” and “lesbian” with “queer” but I do remember hearing that word used a lot by my fellow San Francsicans—especially the…

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