Session Type: Academic

The Burden Never Laid: A Modified Scoping Literature Review Examining the Relationship Between Black Gay Men and the Black Church
“The Burden Never Laid” is a modified scoping literature review that examines the relationship between Black gay men and their ties to the Black Church. An audible artifact with any […]...
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Space Husbands: What I’ve Learned from Kirk/Spock Fanfic
From 2014 to 2016 I conducted research on Kirk/Spock fanfiction. This research included interviewing fanfiction readers and writers, participating in fan conventions, and analyzing more than 6,000 pages of fan-written […]...
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The Heteronormative Matrix
Is it possible to live the majority of your life in a space you know very little about? Quite possible. Welcome to the heteronormative matrix, where your entire reality as […]...
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Disentangling the Differential Impacts of Stress on Risk-taking Behavior in Sexual and Gender Minority Youth
The prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) has become increasingly more apparent. As a result, the influence of these forms of trauma have been associated with a variety of negative […]...
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Queering Punk: Queercore 101
This presentation explores queercore, a subgenre of punk music that focuses on radical politics and queer themes. I’ll go over a brief history of queercore, highlight some zines that shaped […]...
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Flipping the Script: Situating the Pink Triangle in Gay History
This paper will investigate how the pink triangle and its various affiliated rallying cries demonstrate the goals and attitudes of gay people who reclaimed it. A central research question is […]...
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Experiences of LGBTQ People of Color in Mental Health Services and Substances Abuse Services: A Systematic Review
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender/Gender nonconforming, People of Color (LGBTQ+ POC) face a myriad of challenges due to inhabiting multiple discriminated identities. These challenges are compounded by multiple systems of […]...
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Just Mates?: The Reality of Pirate Relationships in the ‘Golden Age’
Pirates are figures that have dominated our media as epitomes of masuline heterosexual behavior and moral debasement.  With research, however, it seems that pirates exhibit just one of these things. […]...
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Transnational Approaches to Transgender Studies
This presentation is formed at the intersection of contemporary transgender studies and transnational feminism. It thus foregrounds the extent to which essentialist or mimetic understandings of sexed embodiment, gender identity […]...
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Mindful Self-Compassion for Transgender or Gender Expansive Teens
I would like to present my DNP (Doctor of Nursing Practice) Quality Improvement Project. This project provided staff education at a hospice agency on the use of inclusive language and […]...
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