Archives for Queer Theory

Stopping at gay: holding the closet door ajar?

The social right’s worst nightmare: from assimilist gay to out-and-out queer. But what is it to the gay community?

Situational Tolerance

Few would contest that our society is more tolerant towards LGBT sexualities than in the past, but the acceptance of difference is by no means evenly spread. This distribution, what I’m calling siuational tolerance, allows the majority of society to remain unchanged and the heteronormative status quo to be characteristically unerred.

Dualism Dilemmas

The binary functions of our brains lead us to powerful box-ticking tendencies, which are the real enemies of feminism. What happens when you read Lévi-Strauss with gender theory on your mind?