Breathing Fire: An Introduction to Queer APA History

Queer Asian Pacific Americans intervene on not just on queer history but Asian American history as well. Their omission in both fields is a deliberate act of privileging whiteness as well as heterosexuality.

Lecture Description

A survey of queer Asian Pacific American history from the mid 1800s through 2000. Based on the paper “Breathing Fire” published with the National Park Service.


Asian American LGBTQ+

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