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This book written by Judith Halberstam examines queer lives in comparison to heterosexual or cis-gendered lives, covering topics such as HIV and AIDS infection in relations to the queer communities, and such things as political positioning within society. This source essential in answering the question of awareness for it covers what exactly it is to be queer within our communities. Not only that, it covers instances of queer representation and creation of art works, visual and performative.
Art work featured is from Queer New Hampshire artist Tyler Graffam Titled ‘I Need Your Love To Carry Me Out Of The Darkness Of The Pit’ featured in Linus Gallery