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[INTER]SECTIONS: [Inter]sections No. 17, winter/spring 2012

[Inter]sections No. 17, winter/spring 2012

                A Queer/Strîmb Issue


                                   TABLE OF CONTENTS


[Inter]sections INTERVIEWS photographer and LGBTQ rights activist Daniel Nicoletta – by Gregoria Petrea FULL TEXT

How to Make a House out of an Apple by Oana Lohan FULL TEXT AND IMAGES (English version by Codru??a Pohrib)


LGBTQ Rights from Stonewall to Glee: An Overall Perspective by Gregoria Petrea ABSTRACT and FULL TEXT


[Inter]sections INTERVIEWS dancer, choreographer and comic book artist Brynjar Åbel Bandlien – by Mihaela Precup     INTERVIEW FULL TEXT


A Town at War: Hybridity and Gender in Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s Y: The Last Man by Drago?? Manea ABSTRACT and FULL TEXT



Brynjar Åbel Bandlien (’75) is a cultural scoobadiver snorkeling over the Scandinavian and Balcanic reefs. He started his work as a comic book artist by contributing to the publication Aooleu! in Bucharest, Romania in 2008. Bandlien released the comic books Strimb Life in 2009 and Strimb Living: 5 years with Oskar in 2011, both published by Hardcomics. He is currently working on a new comic called Strimb Kids, to be released in september 2013. Bandlien is based in Oslo and Berlin.


Oana Lohan is an artist who commutes between Bucharest and Paris, draws, and keeps stubbornly making analog photos.


Drago?? Manea is a graduate student at the Univerity of Bucharest, currently majoring in British Studies. His academic interests include the use of myth in contemporary society, the relationship between high and low culture, and the construction of gender.


Daniel Nicoletta is a photographer and LGBT rights activist. His career as a San Francisco based freelance photographer began in 1975 as an intern to Crawford Barton, who was then the staff photographer for Advocate Magazine. He also worked in Harvey Milk's camera store in the heart of the burgeoning lesbian gay bisexual transgender Mecca in the Castro district and was also involved in Milk's victorious election to public office as one of the first openly gay elected officials in the world. His photographic work maps his enduring romance with San Francisco and its people, especially the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. (Source: http://dannynicoletta.com/about.shtml)


Gregoria Petrea is an American Studies MA student at the University of Bucharest. She is a volunteer for Accept, the Romanian LGBTQ rights group, and is currently working as a teacher assistant at the Cambridge School of Bucharest. 


Mihaela Precup is an Assistant Professor in the American Studies Program at the University of Bucharest, Romania. Her main research interests include trauma studies, autobiographical comics, and family photography. She is the recipient of a Fulbright fellowship with the Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at Yale University (2006-2007). She edited a volume of essays entitled American Visual Memoirs after the 1970s. Studies on Gender, Sexuality, and Visibility in the Post-Civil Rights Age (Bucharest: Bucharest University Press, 2010).



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