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Time to stop the privatisation of Brighton Pride

26 May 2014 our friends and comrades at AntiUK have written an article on the plans to further privatise Brighton Pride: — — — Brighton Pride have announced plans to turn the legendary (and free) St James’ Street party into a … Continue reading

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Queering AIDS historiography

23 January 2014 This piece was written by a member of the Queer (in) Crisis collective as an elaboration of a previous post on this blog. This essay comes from an encounter with a text:  Alan Hollinghurst’s The Swimming-Pool Library.  … Continue reading

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Sex in Counterpublic: Querying Gay Space

7 June 2013 This piece was written by a member of the Queer (in) Crisis collective. As a young gay kid navigating one heteronormative space after another, my imaginings of what I will call the gay bar[1] always arose from … Continue reading

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‘We’re all in it together’: The assimilation of queer into the crisis population

29 March 2013 This piece was submitted to Queer (in) Crisis by Lucy Freedman. The phenomenon of assimilation of the ‘sexually deviant’ is, though relatively new, not in itself a result of crisis management.  Nothing pacifies those ‘radical elements’ of … Continue reading

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Intimate Crises of AIDS

23 March 2013 We intend this piece from a member of the Queer (in) Crisis collective to generate discussion about contemporary responses to the ongoing AIDS crisis. I recently came across Adam Mars-Jones’s collection of short fiction titled Monopolies of … Continue reading

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Am I not queer enough?

12 March 2013 This piece was submitted by Joe Parslow. As someone who reluctantly inhabits almost every part of the normative position, queerness has become an unreachable location of difference for me.  More than that, however, it is almost a … Continue reading

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Queer (in) Crisis: A Discussion in the Sussex University Occupation

5 March 2013 The following was presented to a group of students and staff at the Sussex University anti-privatisation occupation.  It is not meant as a comprehensive paper, but is rather a series of ideas that facilitated a really helpful … Continue reading

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