Planning for LGBTQ Inclusive Urban Spaces: Lessons from Atlanta and Tampa


September 22, 2017


Amherst Room, UMass Club
1 Beacon Street, 32nd Floor
Boston, MA 02108

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Petra Doan is Professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Florida State University. In addition to her research on planning in the developing world, she conducts research on planning issues surrounding the LGBTQ community. Most notably, she hasedited two books: Queerying Planning: Challenging Heteronormative Assumptions and Reframing Planning Practice published in 2011 by Ashgate and Planning and LGBTQ Communities: the Need for Inclusive Queer Space published by Routledge in 2015. She also has published a number of related articles in Gender, Place, and Culture, Environment and Planning A, the Journal of Planning Education and Research, Progressive Planning, International Review of Urban and Regional Research, and Women’s Studies Quarterly. She was a founding member of Tallahassee’s first transgender group, PANTRA (Panhandle Transgender Alliance) is a past member of the Board of the Family Tree, Tallahassee’s LGBTQ community center and currently sits on the Board of Equality Florida.

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Commun. Org. & Planning