Conceptual Framework

  • Queer: Anything out of the ordernary, normal, cis-hetero-normal mainstream society
    • Quare: …and also intersectionality w.r.t. race/ethnicity
    • anti-monolithic
  • Space (Queer Theory): formalized camaraderies. Examples
  • Microphysics of Power
    • “Conditioned on” patriarchy, politics, etc. Not fully determined by, but conditioned by.
  • Generalized colonization
    • colonization, but of queer spaces and people (bodies) by mainstream people.



Since queer-ness is by definition a subaltern identity there’s ongoing efforts to rectify repression.

  • GLAAD: Media advocacy group—advises on pressures media representation of queer people