Whose Pride Is This Anyway? The Quare Performance of the #Black Pride4

  title={Whose Pride Is This Anyway? The Quare Performance of the \#Black Pride4},
  author={Z. Zane McNeill and Kyra Smith},
  journal={The Palgrave Handbook of Queer and Trans Feminisms in Contemporary Performance},
  • Z. McNeill, Kyra Smith
  • Published 2021
  • Art
  • The Palgrave Handbook of Queer and Trans Feminisms in Contemporary Performance
This chapter argues that the actions of the Black Pride 4 made use of politichoreography, a Black-centric performance of protest, to create a disidentificatory performance and that the following media response scripts the original event as socially engaged art and ultimately creates a dialogic relationship to the original piece. In situating the actions of the Black Pride 4 within the history of the larger Pride movement, the chapter argues that disidentificatory performance and socially… 


Disidentifications: Queers Of Color And The Performance Of Politics
There is more to identity than identifying with one’s culture or standing solidly against it. José Esteban Muñoz looks at how those outside the racial and sexual mainstream negotiate majority
Critical Whiteness Studies
In 1903, standing at the dawn of the 20th century, W. E. B. Du Bois wrote that the color line is the defining characteristic of American society. Well into the 21st century, Du Bois’s prescience
Materializing Democracy: Toward a Revitalized Cultural Politics
For the most part, democracy is simply presumed to exist in the United States. It is viewed as a completed project rather than as a goal to be achieved. Fifteen leading scholars challenge that stasis
Choreography as a Medium of Protest
This article focuses on the idea of choreography as a possible medium of protest. Dealing with the media theory of Niklas Luhmann in the framework of social communication, and adopting Randy Martin's
The Lesbian and Gay Movements: Assimilation or Liberation?
Contents * 1. Introduction to the Core Dilemma * 2. The Assimilationist and Liberationist Strategies in Historical Context * 3. The Conflict over HIV/AIDS Policy * 4. Dont Ask, Dont Tell: Policy
Black Lives Matter Toronto: Urgency as Choreographic Necessity
Abstract:Drawing on his experience as co-founder and core organizer of Black Lives Matter Toronto (BLMTO), dancer and choreographer Rodney Diverlus dissects the choreographic elements of a new era of
Queer inclusion precludes (Black) queer disruption: media analysis of the Black lives matter Toronto sit-in during Toronto Pride 2016
  • Ali Greey
  • Sociology
    Leisure, Racism, and National Populist Politics
  • 2018
ABSTRACT During the 2016 Toronto Pride Parade, an annual leisure event which attracts thousands of spectators, the group designated by Pride Toronto as the ‘Honoured Group,’ Black Lives Matter
Black Queer Studies: A Critical Anthology
While over the past decade a number of scholars have done significant work on questions of black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered identities, this volume is the first to collect this
Art as a Social System
Through an interdisciplinary approach, Luhmann clarifies the context and contingency of art while elaborating his theory of society. Returning to 18th century aesthetics, the author argues that art
Queering the Color Line: Race and the Invention of Homosexuality in American Culture
"Queering the Color Line" transforms previous understandings of how homosexuality was invented as a category of identity in the United States beginning in the late nineteenth century. Analysing a