Museum of American Poetics Exhibits

The Sexuals

This exhibit features the diversity of American poetic experimentation among LGBT Queer Nation poet-heralds writing of social justice, comradeship, sisterhood, sexual & gender openness, and homoerotica.

    Paula Allen Gun
Paula Gunn Allen
Jaime de Angulo
Jaime de Angulo
  Antler
Antler
 
     
    Gloria Anzaldúa
Gloria Anzaldúa
W.H. Auden
W.H. Auden
   
  Elizabeth Bishop
Elizabeth Bishop
 
      Joe Brainard
Joe Brainard
Beth Brant
Beth Brant
 
   
  burk
Ronnie Burk
 
   
  William S. Burroughs
William S. Burroughs
Chrystos
Chrystos
     
    Cheryl Clarke
Cheryl Clarke
 
Emily Dickinson
Emily Dickinson
     
      Mark Doty
Mark Doty
  Robert Duncan
Robert Duncan
   
  Kenward Elmslie
Kenward Elmslie
Allen Ginsberg: an interview
Allen Ginsberg:
an interview
     
       
Jewelle Gomez
Jewelle Gomez
     
    Peter Hale
Peter Hale
 
Essex Hemphill
Essex Hemphill
   
  Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes
 
     
  Audre Lorde
Audre Lorde
     
      Amy Lowell
Amy Lowell
Claude Mc Kay
Claude McKay
     
      James Merrill
James Merrill
     
  Edna St. Vincent  Millay
Edna St. Vincent Millay
   
      Cherrie Moraga
Cherrie Moraga
  Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles
 
  Lesléa Newman
Lesléa Newman
Frank O'Hara
Frank O'Hara
   
  Peter Orlovsky
Peter Orlovsky
 
    Marge Piercy
Marge Piercy
Jeff Poniewaz
Jeff Poniewaz
 
    Minnie Bruce Pratt
Minnie Bruce Pratt
 
Adrienne Rich
Adrienne Rich
     
  Muriel Rukeyser: FIA record
Muriel Rukeyser
 
     
Assotto Saint
Assotto Saint
   
    Sapphire
Sapphire
James Schuyler
James Schuyler
     
Anne Sexton
Anne Sexton
Steve Silberman
Steve Silberman
  Gertrude Stein
Gertrude Stein
and
Alice B. Toklas
   
      Stonewall Riots
Stonewall Riots
  Walt Whitman
Walt Whitman
   
      Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde