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strategies and activism (mmmmmm) [May. 3rd, 2007|12:03 am]
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was actually wondering if ya'll might be able to give me some advice. I created a queer art display at the University of Florida, and the entire thing was censored (mother fucking queerphobes)...so my latest efforts have been to tie together the community, and see what can be done. At this point, it seems my efforts might need to take some concrete construction (I'm even thinking of starting a "gay shame organization" ... modelling after gayshamesf.org...there's already a Queer Activist Group, but I think this may need a specific structure at this point.

the thing is the wanna-be mainstream LGBT group has resisted supporting this issue as it wants to remain apolitical. So any advice as to what might be done would be lovely. I've thought of flyering, failed at contacting newspapers but tried, a kiss-in right in front of the University space . . . i want to get as much attention and in as uneuphemized manners as possible.

I've written more about this in my LJ if you care to browse it around for more details.

 Curious, what are the thoughts of starting a gay shame group considering there already is a similar group on this campus? So yea, annnnyyyyy ideas for activism would be lovely.

[User Picture]From: sapphorlando
2007-05-03 06:33 am (UTC)

Go Gaytors

I'd be interested in some idea of what this art exhibit is like. Here in Providence, we recently put on a heavily deconstructionist weekend event called 'Qurash' that's meant to challenge mainstream queer perspectives.

Do you mean U-Fla Gainesville? Both my folks are alumni.
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