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QuBE aims to highlight and create dialogue around the intersection of queer identity and the built environment though a variety of media including speakers, conferences, partnerships, publications, and social events.

QuBE also serves to support and increase the visibility of queer students, faculty, and staff in the School of Architecture + Planning and the MIT community at large.

Queer/Body/Architecture

April 11, 2012

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An Exhibition presented by QuBE Friday April 13 5:30 – 6:30 pm Keller Gallery (7-408) 77 Massachusetts Ave Exhibition will be open through Sunday April 29 Transient and marginal, queer space dissolves mainstream binaries and counters alienation while providing a misfit haven. An enduring narrative of resistance has developed from queer identities, one with historical

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Jorge Silvetti: “Our Work: You Ask, I’ll Tell”

October 29, 2011

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Lecture on recent work and Q&A on the queer in architecture. Jorge Silvetti Principal, Machado & Silvetti Associates, Boston & Nelson Robinson, Jr. Professor of Architecture, Harvard University GSD November 3, 6:30 PM The Long Lounge (7-431)

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LGBT Demographics: Beyond Modern Family

April 9, 2011

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A discussion with Dr. Gary J. Gates, Williams Institute Distinguished Scholar, UCLA School of Law Wednesday, April 27, 2011 6:00 – 7:30 PM MIT Stata Center, Room 32-141 32 Vassar Street (at Main Street) Cambridge, MA (one block west of the Kendall T Stop) How well do you know the LGBT community? What do “queer

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Places and Spaces of the Gender Conference Community

March 11, 2011

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  Places and Spaces of the Gender Conference Community is a mapping project that examined the community of academics, thinkers, artists, and designers who comprise the 2011 Gender, Sexuality and Urban Space Conference at MIT. Information was collected by surveying the conference participants, asking for their locations, the names, and locations of three mentors in

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Jane Cee: “Queer and the building of the most prominent LGBT Center in the country.”

February 11, 2011

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This is the perfect example of the union between the “A” and “P” in SA+P and was of great interest to DUSP and architecture students. The lecture and discussion was about the San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center in the context of the post-AIDS epidemic, the pre-digital era, architecture, community, San Francisco politics and

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