RuPaul’s Drag Race.

QUEER DIT: Assimilation or Liberation? Divide of the movement, mainstreaming of the culture

The spectre of cultural appropriation is hanging over the queer community, and it must be stopped in its tracks

An Ancient Greek ornamental plate depicting pederasty.

“Public hostility to homosexuals resulted largely from their outrageous and promiscuous behaviour; homophiles would win the good opinion of the public and the authorities by showing themselves to be discreet, dignified, virtuous and respectable.”

Due to its illegal nature in the United States, few members of these groups publicly revealed their identity; thus, the preeminent method of spreading their ideas was through the anonymity of magazines.

Cover of the June 1958 issue of One Magazine.
American transgender performer Venus Xtravaganza.

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