Browsing All posts tagged under »Compulsory heterosexuality«

Queer Family Relations

April 9, 2012

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 What to do about tensions that have been caused by automatically assuming that your Nigerian extended family will be hostile to you for being queer?    A lot of people talk about the terrible things that they have suffered at the hands of family members for being queer or same-sex loving. This article is not […]

Adrienne Rich Is Dead

March 29, 2012

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I read the news this morning via Twitter.  I discovered Rich during one of my school’s reading weeks. Her writing was very unrelated to the reading list I should have been tackling but I had decided to spend my time reading Lesbian Feminist authors. I have probably read “Compulsory Heterosexuality and the Lesbian Existence”  about 7 […]