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Erik Lampmann

Outside of my activism and academic scholarship, Erik enjoys loose-leaf tea, the “West Wing,” and vegetarian cooking.

My Stories

LGBTQ histories didn’t begin with Stonewall and end with Windsor

Erik Lampmann on June 25, 2014

As I celebrate Pride this month I continue to identify mainstream narratives that situate the LGBTQ movement in the past, treat the expansion of same-sex marriage as a fait accompli, and fail to name the shared struggles for immediate survival,...

We’re Tired of the Kids Table

Erik Lampmann on March 04, 2014

Institutions dedicated to the pursuit of the ‘common good’ will be unable to forge meaningful coalitions, strategize policy interventions, or leverage communities’ collective voices without integrated youth at argue youth at the highest levels of spaces invested with real decision-making...

The Real Movers and Shakers

Erik Lampmann on November 14, 2013

There are actions, policies, battles … and then there are movements. Over the past few weeks I’ve grown increasingly concerned that episodic protests, press releases, and elections receive the lion’s share of our concern, while strategic movements to build strong, resilient...