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Afro-FabulationsThe Queer Drama of Black Life

Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life

Tavia Nyong'o

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479856275
eISBN:
9781479806386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479856275.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In Afro-Fabulations: The Queer Drama of Black Life, the cultural critic and historian Tavia Nyong’o surveys the conditions of contemporary black artistic production in the wake of post-blackness. ... More

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

Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous IdolsQueer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, and Jing Jamie Zhao (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chinese-speaking popular cultures have never been so queer as in this digital, globalist age. In response to the proliferation of queer representations, productions, fantasies, and desires, ... 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

Cross-National Public Opinion about HomosexualityExamining Attitudes across the Globe

Cross-National Public Opinion about Homosexuality: Examining Attitudes across the Globe

Amy Adamczyk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520288751
eISBN:
9780520963597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288751.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Across the world, public opinion about homosexuality varies substantially. While residents in some nations have embraced gay rights as human rights, in other countries, very few people find ... 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

Evidence of BeingThe Black Gay Cultural Renaissance and the Politics of Violence

Evidence of Being: The Black Gay Cultural Renaissance and the Politics of Violence

Darius Bost

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226589794
eISBN:
9780226589961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226589961.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

From the late 1970s to the mid-1990s, black gay men produced a rich and diverse body of cultural work—poetry, fiction, literary journals and anthologies, magazines, newspapers, performance and visual ... More

Filled with the SpiritSexuality, Gender, and Radical Inclusivity in a Black Pentecostal Church Coalition

Filled with the Spirit: Sexuality, Gender, and Radical Inclusivity in a Black Pentecostal Church Coalition

Ellen Lewin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226537177
eISBN:
9780226537344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226537344.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book explores the worship and community central to the Fellowship of Affirming Ministries (TFAM), a coalition of predominantly African American, LGBT congregations with a Pentecostal style of ... 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

Receptive Bodies

Receptive Bodies

Leo Bersani

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226579627
eISBN:
9780226579931
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226579931.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book is centered on a surprisingly simple image: a newborn baby simultaneously crying out and drawing its first breath. These twin ideas—absorption and expulsion, the intake of physical and ... More

Sensational FleshRace, Power, and Masochism

Sensational Flesh: Race, Power, and Masochism

Amber Jamilla Musser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479891818
eISBN:
9781479891405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479891818.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In everyday language, masochism is usually understood as the desire to abdicate control in exchange for sensation—pleasure, pain, or a combination thereof. Yet at its core, masochism is a site where ... More

Sensual ExcessQueer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Amber Jamilla Musser

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479807031
eISBN:
9781479845491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807031.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book offers multiple inroads into thinking with and through the dominant tropes of sexuality. By analyzing particular works of art, each chapter draws our attention to specific aspects of ... More

Sweet TeaBlack Gay Men of the South

Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South

E. Patrick Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872260
eISBN:
9781469602677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882733_johnson
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Giving voice to a population too rarely acknowledged, this book collects more than sixty life stories from black gay men who were born, raised, and continue to live in the South. It challenges ... More

A Taste For Brown BodiesGay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

A Taste For Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

Hiram Perez

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479818655
eISBN:
9781479846757
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818655.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

A Taste for Brown Bodies asks what difference race makes in the emergence of gay modernity. The book examines how the romanticization of the “brown body” continues to shape modern gay sensibilities, ... More

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