A great turnout for the launch party at Seattle University… about 100 people… I talked about the motivations for writing Imagining Gay Paradise. . . the respondent, Dr. Sam Boerboom, delved further into the supremacist combination of romantic, heterosexual monogamy. We both seemed to agree that academic terms such as “hetero-normativity” do not clearly express the type of supremacist ideology that was at work when Siam was being forced to comply with European notions of what constituted “civilized” relationships.
The next scheduled reading in Seattle will be at the Elliott Bay Bookstore on Pride Weekend — Saturday June 23 at 2 p.m.