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Women and the Making of Miami’s Heterosexual Culture

Julio Capó Jr.

in Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635200
eISBN:
9781469635217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635200.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter unearths the queer origins of what became normative heterosexuality by locating fairyland’s distinct promotion of transgressive, white, and predominantly middle-class women’s bodies in ... More


Queers during and after Prohibition

Julio Capó Jr.

in Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635200
eISBN:
9781469635217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635200.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Despite the visibility of a commoditized heterosexuality in the fairyland traced in the previous chapter, transnational and local forces further allowed queer folk to carve out spaces for themselves ... More


Making Fairyland Real

Julio Capó Jr.

in Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635200
eISBN:
9781469635217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635200.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the lives of some of the queer women and men who helped tailor Miami’s fairyland image as a site of nonconformity that lacked the rigidity ascribed to larger, industrial urban ... More


Miami as Stage

Julio Capó Jr.

in Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635200
eISBN:
9781469635217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635200.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter builds on chapter three in taking seriously boosters’ framing of Miami as a fairyland. It pays particular attention to the ways the city was “staged,” both literally and figuratively, in ... More


Introduction

Julio Capó Jr.

in Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635200
eISBN:
9781469635217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635200.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introduction lays out the major themes and parameters of the book. It delineates the multi-textured meanings of “fairyland”—a term crafted by white urban boosters by the early twentieth ... More


Passing through Miami’s Queer World

Julio Capó Jr.

in Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635200
eISBN:
9781469635217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635200.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

While urban boosters crafted Miami’s fairyland for a white and moneyed clientele, the city’s working-class, transient gender and sexual renegades similarly asserted their own spaces in the developing ... More


Epilogue

Julio Capó Jr.

in Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635200
eISBN:
9781469635217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635200.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The epilogue introduces some of the major changes that came about after World War II and their effects on Miami’s queer individuals and communities. Miami’s liberal policy remained in place—albeit ... More


Welcome to Fairyland: Queer Miami before 1940

Julio Capó

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635200
eISBN:
9781469635217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635200.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Poised on the edge of the United States and at the center of a wider Caribbean world, today’s Miami is marketed as an international tourist hub that embraces gender and sexual difference. As Julio ... More


Seconding Speech for the Nomination of Frances Farenthold, Delivered at the 1972 Democratic National Convention, Miami Beach, Florida, July 13, 1972

Maegan Parker Brooks and Davis W. Houck

in The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738223
eISBN:
9781604738230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738223.003.0019
Subject:
History, African-American History

In July 1972, Fannie Lou Hamer traveled to the Democratic National Convention in Miami Beach, Florida despite her deteriorating health. Hamer’s health took a turn for the worse in January of that ... More


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