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Networked technologies are setting the stage for new forms of urban surveillance. From Amazon’s Ring doorbell to the Detroit Police Department’s Project Green Light, what kinds of performances do digital tracking tools encourage people to put on?
For an equal shot at competitive sports in New York City public high schools, students and teachers fight to untangle the knot of race and space.
50 years after the passage of a landmark law, how will New York City assess the fairness of its housing?
As police personnel and machinery have settled into New York City schools, the line between school discipline and criminal punishment has become blurry.
When safe space is hard to find, art and events collective Papi Juice gives queer and trans people of color a home — and a soundtrack — for the night.
In London, as in New York, forces of development and displacement threaten nightlife spaces of significance for the LGBTQ+ community. How can municipal governments help?
For decades, city governments have pledged to clear neighborhood streets of crime and police abuse in the same stroke. But can community policing deliver on its promises?
As a generation of queer pioneers reaches old age, new models of housing and community space leverage design to meet their needs.
Rising rents mark the “straightening” of gayborhoods like Greenwich Village. What role does queer presence play in cycles of urban redevelopment and displacement?
Battles for inclusion and exclusion in the life of the city more often end in stand-offs than in skirmishes.