Tag Archive for queer

Queer Mixtape

A queer mixtape curated by Elijah Cameron. (Thanks to all the artists who contributed!) 01 ‘RAINBOW UNICORN’ – Inside Out 02 ‘As Gay As I Am’ – Snagglepuss 03 ‘Indian Rugburn’ – Baby Shaker 04 ‘Fagette Remix’ – Athens Boys…

Interview: Kerry Downey & Rachel Harper

Kerry and Rachel met when they were 13 at an arts middle/high school in South Florida. They fell in love when 15 and both went on to be teaching artists at art museums in Chicago and NYC. Kerry recently produced…

Queerology

A Syllabus for Educators Working with LGBTQIA Youth (Download as PDF) Office Hours Queerology starts at home, in your community and continues upon entrance to your school Course Description Queerology is a resource for educators developed in collaboration by LGBTQIA…

Coloring Outside the Lines

Jason Watson (Charlotte, NC) The drawings shown here are part of a self portrait series by Jason Watson, playing with wigs and hair styles as a mode for exploring queer personal aesthetics. He is expanding this work through a project…

Defining “Queer”

(A film by Marcelitte Failla) Queer is a term with many meanings. Historically, queer has been used as a slur to marginalize gay, lesbian and trans communities. More recently, the idea of “queer studies” has sought to reclaim the word…

Fashion is an X, Y or Z

QueerLab hosted a fashion experiment and photoshoot this past week led by Raven Hillferty. Exploring ideas of androgyny – participants were asked to select outfits from Elsewhere’s wardrobe collection that had masculine and feminine characteristics. Raven re-curated the selections to…

A Queered Flag

In most every neighborhood where LGBTQ-identifying people live, the rainbow flag proudly waves in the background as a symbol of solidarity and acceptance. Its now a ubiquitous symbol of pride, of letting others now that “we’re here and proud”. Sometimes,…

Beyond the Safe Zone

This week in QueerLab, we discussed the politics of safer spaces in downtown Greensboro and the surrounding area. We talked about what makes or breaks a “safe” space, and how to construct one in our own community through our actions,…

Story Banking | April 11, 2013

Elena Rue of StoryMineMedia joined QueerLab this past week (April 11, 2013) to lead a workshop on video-based storytelling and interview technique. View some of the stories gathered during the workshop below: