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The Battle over MarriageGay Rights Activism through the Media

The Battle over Marriage: Gay Rights Activism through the Media

Leigh Moscowitz

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038129
eISBN:
9780252095382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038129.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Over the past decade, the controversial issue of gay marriage has emerged as a primary battle in the culture wars and a definitive social issue of our time. The subject moved to the forefront of ... More

Brown Boys and Rice QueensSpellbinding Performance in the Asias

Brown Boys and Rice Queens: Spellbinding Performance in the Asias

Eng-Beng Lim

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814760895
eISBN:
9780814760567
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760895.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

A transnational study of Asian performance shaped by the homoerotics of orientalism, this book focuses on the relationship between the white man and the native boy. It unpacks this as the central ... More

Citizen, Invert, QueerLesbianism and War in Early Twentieth-Century Britain

Citizen, Invert, Queer: Lesbianism and War in Early Twentieth-Century Britain

Deborah Cohler

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816649754
eISBN:
9781452946009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816649754.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In late nineteenth-century England, “mannish” women were considered socially deviant but not homosexual. A half-century later, such masculinity equaled lesbianism in the public imagination. How did ... More

Crossing through ChuecaLesbian Literary Culture in Queer Madrid

Crossing through Chueca: Lesbian Literary Culture in Queer Madrid

Jill Robbins

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669899
eISBN:
9781452946955
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669899.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In the past two decades the city of Madrid has been marked by pride, feminism, and globalization—but also by the vestiges of the machismo nurtured during the long years of the Franco dictatorship. ... More

Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the UkConstructing a Queer Haven

Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the Uk: Constructing a Queer Haven

Thibaut Raboin

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099632
eISBN:
9781526121011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099632.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Discourses on LGBT asylum in the UK analyses fifteen years of debate, activism and media narrative and examines the way asylum is conceptualized at the crossroads of nationhood, post colonialism and ... More

Eating FireMy Life as a Lesbian Avenger

Eating Fire: My Life as a Lesbian Avenger

Kelly Cogswell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691159
eISBN:
9781452949468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691159.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

EATING FIRE: MY LIFE AS A LESBIAN AVENGER is an activist’s memoir spanning two decades from the Culture Wars of the ‘90’s through today’s War on Terror. Engaging the reader with a picaresque activist ... More

Land of 10,000 LovesA History of Queer Minnesota

Land of 10,000 Loves: A History of Queer Minnesota

Stewart Van Cleve

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676453
eISBN:
9781452948935
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676453.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

For too long, LGBTQ communities—including Minnesota’s—have been maligned, misrepresented, and often outright ignored. Myths regarding the queer experience have grown and become embedded in local and ... More

My Desire for HistoryEssays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

My Desire for History: Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History

Allan Berube

John D'Emilio and Estelle B. Freedman (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834794
eISBN:
9781469603117
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877982_berube
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This anthology pays tribute to Allan Berube, a self-taught historian and MacArthur Fellow who was a pioneer in the study of lesbian and gay history in the United States. Best known for his Lambda ... More

The Nearness of OthersSearching for Tact and Contact in the Age of HIV

The Nearness of Others: Searching for Tact and Contact in the Age of HIV

David Caron

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691753
eISBN:
9781452949581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691753.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

1.2 million people in the United States are currently living with HIV, and over 30 states have laws criminalizing HIV nondisclosure and/or exposure. As more people continue to be infected (at a rate ... More

Oye LocaFrom the Mariel Boatlift to Gay Cuban Miami

Oye Loca: From the Mariel Boatlift to Gay Cuban Miami

Susana Peña

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665532
eISBN:
9781452946399
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665532.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

THE 1980 MARIEL BOATLIFT was a turning point in Miami’s Cuban American and gay histories. My work begins with this moment of cultural collision. It examines discourses about Mariel that both ... More

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