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Scholarly Work

Shaping a Queer South:
The Evolution of Activism from 1960s-2000s

May 2021

My master's thesis amplifies how queer movement leaders organized communities in North Carolina, Georgia, and South Carolina across three decades and exposes the creative tactics used to form the concept and notion of being "here and queer" in the U.S. South.

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The Case of Marriage:
An Analysis of
Loving v. Virginia and Baker v. Nelson

May 2020

This paper provides a historical analysis of anti-miscegenation laws through the case of Loving v. Virginia (1967) and homophobia through the legal case Baker v. Nelson (1972).

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