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Unity Skateboarding Queer Skate flyer

Unity Skateboarding Queer Skate flyer

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Unity Skateboarding Queer Skate flyer. Unity Skateboards is the creation of Jeffrey Cheung, a California based artist who wanted to provide a safe environment for queer skaters who often face ridicule and shame in their local skate parks. Outreach started through his zines on Unity Press, spreading the word throughout the LGBTQ community, creating opportunities for sponsorship and the start of their own skate team. Cheung hopes, “Unity Skateboard will be for queer youth and queer people out there: an encouraging and positive force.” He believes, “Being queer is a mindset and not necessarily a sexuality. I am hoping that by being an all-inclusive project, it could be a bigger idea than a gay skate company -- and that we can break down barriers together.” (https://i-d.vice.com/en_us/article/ywvgmw/get-to-know-unity-a-radically-queer-skate-company)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flyer, skateboarding
skateboarding flyer
date made
2018
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 8 1/2 in; 27.94 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
2018.0162.03
accession number
2018.0162
catalog number
2018.0162.03
subject
skateboarding
LGBTQ Rights
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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