Category Archives: Places

The birth of the (gay) clinic; BE Colloquium, 2013.10.24

The birth of the (gay) clinic Michael Brown, UW Geog Larry Knopp, IAS, UW Tacoma Looking at (post-War) 60s and 70s health and government alizarin of gay male health, which mostly focused in ‘venereal diseases’. (until 1983 until when AIDS … Continue reading

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Georgetown Heights, 98108

It’s been a bit melancholy to leave the Rainier Valley, specifically Brighton, and 98118. I really enjoyed our 4 years living there and being a part of southeast Seattle. It’s an area that gets short shrift from the political establishment … Continue reading

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Cheeseburgers, Bars, and My Nemesis in Georgetown

We got cheeseburgers from Jules Maes tonight. On my walk to the place, I saw yet another bar had opened up on Airport Way. It wasn’t crowded and the patrons looked to be the usual Georgetown suspects; people like I … Continue reading

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street encounters of a trans kind

There’s a man who frequently sits outside on the main drag of 36th Street in Fremont. He’s probably in his late 40s or 50s. People have told me he lives nearby; regardless, he’s sort of a day-time fixture around Fremont. … Continue reading

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Reflections in Transit. Projections in Public.

2013 February 9 I rode light rail into downtown to catch a bus to roller derby. As we pulled into Westlake, I stood at the doors and caught a reflection of myself. I was dressed pretty casually: a zipped top … Continue reading

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Taking Over Space

In the spirit of Space Insurgency, our summer Digital Ethnography class took over a public space. The assignment was to: 1.design a creative and generous situation in a public space in downtown Olympia, WA 2.to observe the human interactions during … Continue reading

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tears, dust, rubble, and the future in georgetown

The following was originally published on January 23rd, 2008 at Seattlest.com. We hope this isn’t a growing trend. From the Croc to the Sunset Bowl to all of Seattle’s bars, it seems as though any place of which beer is … Continue reading

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