This lecture articulates the stakes, pleasures and lessons of being unapologetically femme, and even downright faggoty, in a world / gay marketplace of desire where femmes are constantly undervalued, desexualized, seen as entertainment — and worse: blocked. Holding an unapologetically femme space is risky. Through fashion and glitter as protest it highlights a conscious decision to clock out of the systems, norms and algorithms that privilege the fascism of white gay masculinity and desire politics.
CO-COMMISSIONED BY AMERICAN REALNESS AND YALE’S THEATER MAGAZINE
PRESENTED BY GIBNEY