Tango is Drag Gender, desire, and drag - This research note examines the unique possibilities that tango may create as it becomes queered, and identifies ways in which the extreme gender environment of traditional tango is already queer. I distinguish three layers of gender experience in tango: drag, object desire, and inhabitation of essence.
Rainbow Queer Tango Sydney Rainbow Queer Tango Sydney Press Release - Queering the World's Most Romantic Dance. Gay people grasp the magic of Argentine Tango – in Buenos Aires, Berlin, San Francisco, New York, Stockholm, New York, Boston, Portland, Wellington, México City...
What is Rainbow Queer Argentine Tango? - Queer Tango is a global movement to create inclusive and diverse space for Argentine Tango dancers. This means celebrating gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender dancers. It also means celebrating any dancers who want to experiment with different approaches to gender and roles while dancing Argentine Tango, such as women who want to lead, men who [...more]
Fabian Perez painting A Passing Embrace 1 April 2012 - It’s the performance that counts. You drag your self into another reality, propped up with costumes and glue. You may not believe it, but you will convince those who aren’t paying close attention anyway.
Rainbow Queer Tango Sydney Rainbow Queer Tango Sydney Press Release 17 September 2011 - Queering the World's Most Romantic Dance. Gay people grasp the magic of Argentine Tango – in Buenos Aires, Berlin, San Francisco, New York, Stockholm, New York, Boston, Portland, Wellington, México City...
La Maria Tango Practica Why we need Feminist Tango 18 March 2010 - A feminist tango is not anti-man in any way, but it is pro-woman. It means we give each other the same gracious generosity that we habitually and unhesitatingly offer to strange men. It means we give each other more, and what that more can be is open to the imagination of every woman who has suffered the unique and poignant pains of tango.
Celebration of women Leaders 2009 Slideshow from 2009 Celebration of Women Leaders 26 June 2009 - On 19 April 2009, Duro y Vio organized two beautiful events at Spontaneous Celebrations to mark their departure from Boston. One was Boston’s first Queer Tango Milonga. The other was a Celebration of Women Leaders. Here’s the gorgeous slideshow from that event. Celebration of Women Leaders from vio saraza on Vimeo. Please do not repost [...more]
Tango is Drag Gender, desire, and drag 2 April 2009 - This research note examines the unique possibilities that tango may create as it becomes queered, and identifies ways in which the extreme gender environment of traditional tango is already queer. I distinguish three layers of gender experience in tango: drag, object desire, and inhabitation of essence.
Queer hip hop and tango Queer Hip Hop 17 March 2008 - Homo Revolution is a national tour of Queer hip hop artists. It's interesting to reflect on the acts and meanings of queer hip hop as we think about building queer tango.