The moment of maybe

July 9, 2015 nyupressblog 0

—Joshua Gamson In the days since Obergefell v. Hodges and its rainbow celebration, I spent way too much time on Facebook reading through the voluminous posts and commentaries about how wonderful, awful, incomplete, conservative, progressive,




Gay marriage: Check. Queer liberation: ?

June 26, 2015 nyupressblog 4

—Suzanna Danuta Walters Even a feminist/queer critic of marriage (me, alas) can’t help but be moved by today’s decision by the Supreme Court that finally makes marriage equality the law of the land. And coming




A Queer Father’s Day

June 19, 2015 nyupressblog 0

—Joshua Gamson Given that I’m one half of a two-dad duo, I should probably see Father’s Day as double the pleasure, double the fun. After all, Mother’s Day is a somewhat awkward time for us—more




‘Fun Home’ and Pride

June 17, 2015 nyupressblog 1

—Amber Jamilla Musser On June 7th, 2015, the musical Fun Home emerged triumphant. It won 5 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Book of a Musical, Best Lead Actor in a Musical, and




Pride Q&A with Suzanna Danuta Walters

June 30, 2014 nyupressblog 0

The parades are over… the fight for equality is not.  As LGBT Pride Month comes to a close today, we invite you to read this Q&A with Suzanna Danuta Walters, author of The Tolerance Trap—in which she discusses




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