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Maker: Dyke Action Machine (DAM); HX For Her
Date Made: 1997
Place Made: North America: United States; New York, New York
Measurements: 61 cm x 45.6 cm; 24 in x 17 15/16 in
Main Subject: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ)
Materials: glossy paper (fiber product)
Poster sponsored in part by HX For Her New York City Another Public Art Project Brought To You By DAM Dyke Action Machine firstname.lastname@example.org Is it worth being Boring for a Blender? Gay Marriage You might as well be straight.
Acquisition Number: 1997-127
"Many lesbians are ambivalent about the corporate gay movement's drive towards gay marriage and parenthood as the norm--DAM! articulated this sentiment with our 1997 project, Gay Marriage: You Might As Well Be Straight. 5,000-piece campaign wheatpasted between 34th and Houston Streets, New York City, June 1997."
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With this poster, the Dyke Action Machine (DAM) articulated the ambivalence of many lesbians about the corporate gay movement's drive towards gay marriage and parenthood as the norm. DAM wheat-pasted 5,000 of these offset posters between 34th and Houston Streets, New York City, June 1997.