A Queer Survival Kit: Part II

This is a 3-part article on queer survival and queer politics. Part I: Art. Part III: Failure and Dance.   Item 2: A perfectly functional Gaydar Gaydar is a pun on the word radar, which refers to the ability to spot who the queer ones are in this overwhelmingly straight world. In the heterosexual discourse, […]

A Queer Survival Kit: Part I

This is a 3-part article on queer survival and queer politics. Part II: Gaydar and Sex. Part III: Failure and Dance.   At a time when the illusion of social progress is dominating the mainstream discourse, I find that it is important to constantly remind ourselves that it is not easy to survive as a […]

The privileged male dancer

The privileged male dancer is everywhere in the dance world. The privileged male dancer is made possible thanks to the unprivileged female dancer, and the non-existent gender non-binary dancer. The privileged male dancer can start dancing in his 20s and go on to have a long-lasting successful dance career, unparalleled by his female colleagues. He […]