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Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production

Lisa Henderson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814790571
eISBN:
9780814790595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814790571.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book argues that we can't understand contemporary queer cultures without looking through the lens of social class. Resisting old divisions between culture and economy, identity and privilege, ... More


Growing Up Queer: Kids and the Remaking of LGBTQ Identity

Mary Robertson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479879601
eISBN:
9781479807512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479879601.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Growing Up Queer explores what it is like being young and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or queer (LGBTQ) in the United States today. Using interviews and ethnographic research conducted at ... More


Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Alexis Lothian

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479811748
eISBN:
9781479854585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811748.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Old Futures traverses the history of imagined futures from the 1890s to the 2010s, interweaving speculative visions of gender, race, and sexuality from literature, film, and digital media. Centering ... More


Pride Parades: How a Parade Changed the World

Katherine McFarland Bruce

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479803613
eISBN:
9781479817788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803613.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Pride Parades tells the story of Pride in two parts. In Part I, the author explores how gays and lesbians established the event in the early 1970s as a parade to affirm gay identities. Situating this ... More


Struggling for Ordinary: Media and Transgender Belonging in Everyday Life

Andre Cavalcante

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479881307
eISBN:
9781479864584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881307.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

What was it like to live as a transgender person in a media environment before Caitlin Jenner, Orange Is the New Black, Transparent, and the current transgender reality TV boom? Struggling for ... More


Geisha of a Different Kind: Race and Sexuality in Gaysian America

C. Winter Han

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479831951
eISBN:
9781479824700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831951.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

In gay bars and nightclubs across America, and in gay-oriented magazines and media, the buff, macho, White gay man is exalted as the ideal. For gay Asian American men, often viewed by their peers as ... More


Antisocial Media: Anxious Labor in the Digital Economy

Greg Goldberg

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479829989
eISBN:
9781479898046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479829989.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book addresses popular and academic concerns that the institution of work is being irreparably damaged by digital/media technologies. The book considers three specific concerns (each in a ... More


Epilogue: Queer Geek Politics after the Future

Alexis Lothian

in Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479811748
eISBN:
9781479854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811748.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Old Futures ends with a short epilogue that considers how the role of speculative futures in political discourse and popular culture have shifted over the period when the book was researched and ... More


Introduction

Hiram Pérez

in A Taste For Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479818655
eISBN:
9781479846757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818655.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Rather than imagining the late Victorian invention of homosexuality as a moment of singular and absolute abjection, the introduction posits the homosexual as a modern agent of neocolonial expansion ... More


The Global Taste for Queer

Hiram Pérez

in A Taste For Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479818655
eISBN:
9781479846757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818655.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter situates Tomas Gutiérrez Alea’s film Fresa y chocolate (1993) next to José Martí’s essay, “Nuestra America” (1891), in order to explore the entanglements of race and sexuality in each ... More


You Can Have My Brown Body and Eat It, Too!

Hiram Pérez

in A Taste For Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479818655
eISBN:
9781479846757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479818655.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Expanding on the notion of the primal “brown body” mediating gay modernity, this chapter argues that this brown body (frequently, though not exclusively, embodied as “Latino”) mediates gay male ... More


Introduction: “A Whole Lot of Queer”

Mary Robertson

in Growing Up Queer: Kids and the Remaking of LGBTQ Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479879601
eISBN:
9781479807512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479879601.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter introduces the reader to Spectrum—the LGBTQ youth drop-in center that is the focus of this ethnography. Using Sara Ahmed’s concept of queer orientation it argues that this is not a ... More


Beyond Monogamy: Polyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Mimi Schippers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479801596
eISBN:
9781479895342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801596.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This book brings together empirical work on polyamory on the one hand and feminist, queer, and critical race theory on the other fill a theoretical gap in understanding the role of monogamy in ... More


Conclusion: Polyamory and the Containment of Polyqueer Sexualities

Mimi Schippers

in Beyond Monogamy: Polyamory and the Future of Polyqueer Sexualities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479801596
eISBN:
9781479895342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479801596.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

In this chapter, the author summarizes the main points, arguments, and theoretical claims made in the book. The author also identifies questions left unanswered and avenues for further theorizing and ... More


Setting Ourselves Judges: Parashat Shoftim (Deuteronomy 16:18–21:9)

Julia Watts Belser

in Torah Queeries: Weekly Commentaries on the Hebrew Bible

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720127
eISBN:
9780814785249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720127.003.0048
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter provides a queerly interpretation of Parashat Shoftim's call for justice: “Justice, justice shall you pursue.” The verse has been an important buttress for queer people who call for the ... More


Transforming Citizenships: Transgender Articulations of the Law

Isaac West

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479832149
eISBN:
9781479826872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479832149.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book engages the performativity of citizenship as it relates to transgender individuals and advocacy groups. Instead of reading the law as a set of self-executing discourses, the book takes up ... More


Beyond the Nation: Diasporic Filipino Literature and Queer Reading

Martin Joseph Ponce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768051
eISBN:
9780814768662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768051.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book charts an expansive history of Filipino literature in the United States, forged within the dual contexts of imperialism and migration, from the early twentieth century into the twenty-first ... More


Straights: Heterosexuality in Post-Closeted Culture

James Joseph Dean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762752
eISBN:
9780814785812
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762752.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Since the Stonewall Riots in 1969, the politics of sexual identity in America have drastically transformed. But the changes wrought by a so-called “post-closeted culture” have not just affected the ... More


Spectacular Girls: Media Fascination and Celebrity Culture

Sarah Projansky

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770214
eISBN:
9780814764794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770214.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

As an omnipresent figure of the media landscape, girls are spectacles. They are ubiquitous visual objects on display at which we are incessantly invited to look. Investigating our cultural obsession ... More


“That Makes Me Gay”: Not Born That Way

Mary Robertson

in Growing Up Queer: Kids and the Remaking of LGBTQ Identity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479879601
eISBN:
9781479807512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479879601.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter shows how some young people become sexual by highlighting how gender non-conforming behavior and characteristics are used to explain how people know that they are gay. Heteronormativity ... More


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