Selected Feature Queers and Planning By George Cheung and Ann Forsyth Transgendered as Mine Shaft Canaries By Petra L. Doan Deviant History, Defiant Heritage By Gail Dubrow Zoning that Excludes Queers By Gwen Urey
Zoning That Excludes Queers: What a Difference a Phrase Makes
By Gwen Urey In Pomona, California, where I am a planning commissioner, a simple phrase in one sentence of a complex ordinance would have had a discriminatory effect had I not caught it. It could have excluded some low-income queer […]
Are the Transgendered the Mine Shaft Canaries of Urban Areas?
By Petra L. Doan In coal mining country it is common knowledge that canaries are highly sensitive to noxious methane gas sometimes found in mines. Miners used to carry a caged canary into the mine as an early warning device; […]
Queers and Planning
By George Cheung and Ann Forsyth Planners Network has had a commitment to queer issues for some time, but what this means has not been much discussed in the organization. This newsletter issue grew out of our experience, and the […]