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Brushstrokes: Queering the Map


How can we envision a queer approach that counters exclusionary practices? Queering the Map, launched in 2017 by Canadian designer and architect Lucas LaRochelle, is a community-generated mapping project that digitally archives queer narratives in relation to physical spaces. Click on the location pins – you can zoom in and out, and also drag the map – to explore different countries and note how some spaces are densely populated with queer narratives, while others are not. Read messages of collective actions and of support, as well as evocative stories of coming out and of queering experiences of love, desire and intimacy from around the world.

Photo credits: Screenshot from Queering the Map