Friday , 24 October 2014

About Kit Van Cleave

  • Kit Van Cleave is a regular contributor to OutSmart Magazine.
Subtexts of Voguing

Subtexts of Voguing

‘Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene’ ...

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‘The Up Stairs Lounge Arson’ and ‘Let the Faggots Burn’

‘The Up Stairs Lounge Arson’ and ‘Let the Faggots Burn’

On June 24, 1973, the deadliest fire in New Orleans history occurred, inside the Up Stairs Lounge, a gay bar in the French Quarter. ...

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‘Best Gay Stories 2014’

‘Best Gay Stories 2014’

Are these the best? ...

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Ah, Paris in the 1920s!

Ah, Paris in the 1920s!

‘Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932’ by Francine Prose ...

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Ideas Still Matter

Ideas Still Matter

‘In a New Century: Essays on Queer History, Politics, and Community Life.’ ...

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Looking Back at the Past

Looking Back at the Past

Wearing pants became a way for women to revolt against the über-masculinization of a gender-conformist society. Kennedy and Davis suggest that the butch figure was an early revolutionary activist for ...

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The Future of Gay Rights in the U.S.

The Future of Gay Rights in the U.S.

‘Why Europe Is Lesbian and Gay Friendly (And Why America Never Will Be)’ ...

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Drama or Exit?

Drama or Exit?

‘The Wise Lesbian Guide to Getting Free from Crazy-Making Relationships’ ...

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Are All Fashion Designers Gay?

Are All Fashion Designers Gay?

‘A Queer History of Fashion: From the Closet to the Catwalk’ ...

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‘Art & Queer Culture’

‘Art & Queer Culture’

Art, semiotics, and gay social development. ...

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