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Intersectional Prefigurative Politics: Queer Cabaret as Radical Resistance

A new article by Dr. Julie Gouweloos (Sociology PhD Grad) has been published in Mobilization: An International Quarterly.

Jul 28, 2021

Dr. Gouweloos’s article is a case study of queer cabaret based on field observation, semistructured interviews, and analysis of cultural artifacts. She examines “intersectional prefigurative politics,” consciousness raising and identity construction based on ideas of intersectional social justice. Her study offers an in-depth look at movement spaces where a commitment to accessibility and care challenge hegemonic power. By centering marginalized peoples, queer cabaret actors build collectives and raise consciousness informed by intersectional politics.

Read the full article here.