Jessica Hoffmann

Liberating Gender and Sexuality: Audio from the USSF

Filed By Jessica Hoffmann | July 16, 2007 9:16 AM | comments

Filed in: Living, Media, Politics, Politics, Politics, The Movement, The Movement, The Movement, Transgender & Intersex
Tags: Andrea Smith, Betita Martinez, Chicano/a history, colonialism, feminism, gender, heteropatriarchy, Imani Henry, imperialism, Loretta Ross, Mia Mingus, queer, sexuality, Suzanne Pharr, trans, United States Social Forum

Audio from the "Liberating Gender and Sexuality" plenary at last month's U.S. Social Forum is available here.

Moderator: Suzanne Pharr
Speakers: Andrea Smith, Mia Mingus, Loretta Ross, Imani Henry, and Betita Martinez

(The plenary begins after a pre-show by participants in the Children's Social Forum.)

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Thank you for this link! Along with your lost post it has given me a lot to think about this morning.

The word ‘lost’ should have been ‘last’ in my first comment -- although if your call for brainstorming remains unanswered then maybe not...

Thanks, Nick! I'm glad the audio was thought-provoking.



I've only listened to half of recording so far, but Andrea Smith is absolutely brilliant!

And for those struggling with the download, it took about 35 minutes on my computer, but I do think it's worth it -- if you want to get past the intro and sing-along, that's done after about 12 minutes...

Oh, and I'm wondering -- is there a transcript somewhere too?

Love --

I haven't heard about a transcript yet, but I've heard from a couple of people who are putting together video footage and keeping an eye/ear out for any word of a transcript. I'll let you all know if I find one ...