Die Entwicklung einer Gesellschaft, in der jeder Mensch gleich behandelt wird—unabhängig von Geschlecht, Herkunft, Behinderung und so fort—sollte für die globale Welt ganz oben auf der Prioritäten-Liste stehen.
“What am I in the eyes of most people—a nonentity, an eccentric or an unpleasant person—somebody who has no position in society and never will have, in short, the lowest of the low. All right, then—even if that were absolutely true, then I should one day like to show by my work what such an eccentric, such a nobody, has in his heart.”
“The threats of violence online replicated the very real violence Black people regularly experienced offline at the hands of non-Black people all over the world. Black queer and trans people, particularly those who identified as woman or femme, made easy targets on Tumblr due to always being easy and constant targets offline. And there were other forms of misogynoir…”
In the context of rising patterns of hate crime, the idea of “queering” public space might offer a solution. Through interviews with over 120 academics, designers, activists and other respondents, Catterall and Azzouz have studied how considering the design and planning needs of LGBTQ+ people might make the public realm more inclusive.