author={Cathy J. Cohen},
On the eve of finishing this essay my attention is focused not on how to rework the conclusion (as it should he) hut instead on news stories of alleged racism at Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC). It seems that three hlack hoard memhers of this largest and oldest AIDS organization in the world have resigned over their perceived suhservient position on the GMHC hoard. Billy E. Jones, former head of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and one of the hoard memhers to quit, was quoted… Expand
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Out of Time: Queer Temporalities in the Works of
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  • Zakiya T. Luna
  • Sociology, Medicine
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  • 2018
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Queer Theory is the most recent subversion of the rational: it rgues that in place of a Marxist "theoretics" (which alls for social transformation based on a conceptual knowledge of social totality)Expand
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" The Failure to Transform : Homophobia in the Black Community
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  • 1996