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Hugh Ryan is a writer, historian, and curator based in Brooklyn. He is the author of When Brooklyn Was Queer. You can follow him on Twitter.
Sarah Schulman’s new history of AIDS activism group ACT UP NY is a definitive and instructive history of how outsiders forced the government to accept that they mattered.
In recent years there has been an explosion in rural queer organizing.
Did the success of gay marriage erode the radical potential of queer politics?
Many see gayness as inseparable from city life. But many LGBT Americans—particularly queer black folks—live in rural places. Their invisibility to the gay rights movement is a problem.
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