Disrupting Discourse Digitally for LGBTQ Rights

  title={Disrupting Discourse Digitally for LGBTQ Rights},
  author={Mindi Rhoades},
  journal={Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education},
  • M. Rhoades
  • Published 1 September 2011
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Cultural Research in Art Education
Current dominant discourses maintain an anti-LGBTQ bias that contributes to and reinforces the continued denial of full, equal LGBTQ rights. Educational environments can exacerbate this denial, to the point of implicitly sanctioning harassment and physical human rights abuses. While digital media can infinitely reproduce and replicate these discriminatory discourses, they also offer virtual spaces and possibilities for collective, community, arts-based actions/responses to disrupt, and change… 

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