This session seeks to draw on a diverse set of papers that explore different ways queer publics and counterpublics have engaged in urban governance, electoral politics, and city planning projects. Emphasis will be placed on drawing out the importance of queer worldmaking and intersectional constellations to bring about more inclusive, socially just urban spaces.
|Presenter||Damon Scott*, Miami University, Perverse Landuses: Reconstructing Queer Life on the San Francisco Waterfront in the 1950s||20||8:00 AM|
|Presenter||Chris Erl*, McGill University, There’s a Party at City Hall: Political Parties and Candidate Diversity in Canadian Municipal Elections||20||8:20 AM|
|Presenter||Curtis Winkle*, University of Illinois at Chicago, Identity, governance and healthy places: A comparative analysis of gay commercial districts in Chicago and Sydney||20||8:40 AM|
|Presenter||John Auer*, University of Nevada - Reno, Changing Patterns in Locations of LGBTQ Businesses in Reno, Nevada, 1969-1975||20||9:00 AM|
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