JOTEAR (from the Spanish joto, fag, often derogatory as queer used to be derogatory.), verb that's being reclaimed by Latino activists to center Queerness, i.e. to nudge the dominant paradigm of white maleness, and shove Queer experiences into the mainstream.
The Museum of Contemporary Art's ambitious "Art in the Streets" carries a decree declaring graffiti is a contemporary art form. While the show has been tagged as a success by critics and been enjoying solid attendance, the exhibition isn't matching the action found on the streets.
Governor Jerry Brown and members of the California Legislature have been at a budget impasse for weeks, but our representatives appear about five minutes away from a sandbox fight that commences with the perennial favorite, "I'm rubber, you're glue."
Update, May 4th: A second updating of the committee vote on SB 147: on Monday, May 2, the Senate Committee on Business, Professions and Economic Development again voted down SB 147, 8-1. Update, April 21st: On Monday, April 25, the...
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