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Queer(ing) Reproductive Justice

"The Taskforce is not alone nor is it the first in identifying the intersections and coalition potential between RJ and LGBTQ+ advocacy. Long-standing alliances between reproductive politics and LGBTQ+ struggles exist—these include, for example, shared resistance to state interference in sexual expression, reproduction, and family formation, and affirmations of kin outside of White middle-class heteronuclearity..." – By Natalie Fixmer-Oraiz and Shui-yin Sharon Yam

Alternatives to Coming Out Discourses

"The discourse of coming out has historically served as an effective vehicle to build and sustain the LGBTQ movement in the United States. It has also been utilized as an empowering resource that enables queer people to establish a queer identity organized around self-awareness and self-expression. However, queer of color critique and transnational queer theory argue that the prevalent discourse of coming out is built on a particular kind of queer experience and geography..." – By Shuzhen Huang

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