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Lisa Duggan

Author Bios

Lisa Duggan

Lisa Duggan, professor of social and cultural analysis at New York University, is the author, most recently, of The Twilight of Equality: Neoliberalism, Cultural Politics and the Attack on Democracy.


News and Features

For a lot of commentators on all sides, the stakes far exceed the truth of Dylan Farrow’s accusation itself.

The LGBT Center and a host of high-profile New York City politicians have endorsed open debate of Israel-Palestine—only with ritual support for Israel's policies.

In the nation's reddest state, Salt Lake City queers are making big love.

If we are to build a new world out of the ashes of the old, we need to imagine and organize in the most expansive and inclusive ways.

In death it's easy to dismiss Jesse Helms as a colorful buffoon or a relic of the bad old days of segregation and sexism, but that doesn't do his bigotry justice.

By engaging the marriage debate only in terms of "gay rights," progressives have put themselves in a losing position.

As politicians square off on gay marriage, progressives must enter the debate.


With victory in the fight for marriage equality in sight, what should LGBT activists focus on now?