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Queer Academia is an aesthetic that focuses on LGBTQ+ history, taking time to learn about the people history books left out and bringing attention to their work. Queer Academia is also centered around the freedom of literature, art, music, personal expression and experience.


Activities

  • Going to Pride and LGBTQ+ protests
  • Using the correct pronouns for those around you
  • Studying sexuality and gender
  • Educating the uneducated
  • Writing poetry
  • Watching LGBTQ+ shows and documentaries
  • Reading up on LGBTQ+ history
  • Participating in activism for equal rights
  • Debating with friends about subtext in books

Podcasts

  • History is Gay

Books

  • The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
  • The Gay Agenda by Ashley Molesso & Chess Needham
  • Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
  • Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin
  • Maurice by E. M. Forster
  • Man Into Woman: The First Sex Change by. Lili Elbe
  • The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde


Movies

  • My Own Private Idaho (1991)
  • Gods and Monsters (1998)
  • Velvet Goldmine (1998)
  • Mysterious Skin (2004)
  • Brokeback Mountain (2005)
  • Breakfasts on Pluto (2005)
  • Capote (2005)
  • Milk (2008)
  • Dallas Buyers Club (2013)
  • Kill Your Darlings (2013)
  • The Imitation Game (2014)
  • Pride (2014)
  • The Danish girl (2015)
  • Carol (2015)
  • Call me by your name (2017)
  • Boy Erased (2018)
  • 1985 (2018)
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)


Music

Artists

  • Against Me!
  • Dorian Electra
  • Girl in Red
  • Hozier
  • Sophie
  • Tchaikovsky
  • King Princess

Clothing & Fashion

The Queer Academia style revolves around pride and fashion, taking much inspiration from Dark Academia.

Tops

  • Dress shirts
  • Denim jackets
  • Turtlenecks
  • Plaid shirts
  • Oxford shirts
  • Light blouses
  • Large polo necks
  • Soft, comfortable sweaters
  • Blazers
  • Suit jackets
  • Trenchcoats
  • Overcoats

Bottoms

  • Skirts
  • Plaid skirts
  • Dress pants
  • Plaid pants

Shoes

  • Oxfords
  • Doc Martens

Accessories

  • Wire-rimmed glasses
  • Pendant necklaces
  • Pride pins or patches
  • Silver or gold jewelry
  • Band rings
  • Satchel
  • Belts that match your shoes
  • Watches
  • Sweaters tied over the shoulders
  • Undone or loose ties

Community & social media


Playlists

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