Reblog: Mad and Queer studies: interconnections and tensions — Mad Studies Network

A guest blog post by Helen Spandler and Meg-John Barker With the recent emergence of Mad Studies we thought it timely to explore some connections with Queer studies – another critical field of enquiry. We wanted to examine their similarities and differences; any points of tension; and what each could learn from the other. Helen […]

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via Native News Online: Media Ignores Mass Killings of American Indians in Its Reporting

Some lives have greater value in our short memories. But nothing happens in a historical vacuum, so violence is never perpetrated in a vacuum.

Big Foot left frozen at Wounded Knee in 1890. Published June 13, 2016 ORLANDO – The tragic mass shooting at the popular Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida early Sunday morning resulted in at least 50 dead, including the shooter, and 53 others injured. The national media were quick to label it the “deadliest mass shooting”…

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