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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


Homosexuality Is African: Struggles “to Be Seen”

Ashley Currier

in Out in Africa: LGBT Organizing in Namibia and South Africa

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816678006
eISBN:
9781452948195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816678006.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by Namibian and South African lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activists following assertions that they were “gay for pay,” or doing the ... More


Citation and Censure: Pinkwashing and the Sexual Politics of Talking about Israel

Jasbir Puar

in The Imperial University: Academic Repression and Scholarly Dissent

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680894
eISBN:
9781452948799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680894.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter focuses on the relationship of gay and lesbian sexual rights to the Israel-Palestine conflict. It first surveys the literature on sexual rights within the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... More


The Marrying Kind?: Debating Same-Sex Marriage within the Lesbian and Gay Movement

Mary Bernstein and Verta Taylor (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681716
eISBN:
9781452948720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681716.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

As the nationwide campaign for same-sex marriage rages in states across the United States and crowds of same-sex couples rush to marriage license counters, the goal of marriage is contested within ... More


The Liberation of Sex, Onna, and Eros: The Movement and the Politics of Collective Subjectivity

Setsu Shigematsu

in Scream from the Shadows: The Women's Liberation Movement in Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667581
eISBN:
9781452946931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667581.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses Ūman ribu’s representative campaigns on abortion and unmarried mothers, emphasizing ribu’s core concepts on the liberation of sex, onna, and eros. It focuses on the works of ... More


Out of the Closets, into the Woods: the Post-Stonewall Emergence of Queer Anti-Urbanism

Scott Herring

in West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965-1977

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677252
eISBN:
9781452947440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677252.003.0015
Subject:
Art, Art History

RFD quarterly (once referred to as “Rural Fairy Digest”) was one of the first queer journals to extend the non-normative intersectional politics of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) to nonmetropolitan ... More


Gender Is as Gender Does: On the Rebound

Judith Roof

in What Gender Is, What Gender Does

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698578
eISBN:
9781452954387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698578.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter focuses on an ethical gender regime produced by the bounce-back effect of ethical actions, as in the chivalry of butch lesbians and the maternity of nurturing males. Subject texts ... More


Lesbian and Gay Documentary: Minority Self-Imaging, Oppositional Film Practice, and the Question of Image Ethics (1984)

Thomas Waugh

in The Right to Play Oneself: Looking Back on Documentary Film

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645862
eISBN:
9781452945859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645862.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the proliferation of lesbian and gay documentaries in both mainstream and alternative media, and aimed at both general and specialized audiences. Ever since the Stonewall riots ... More


Walking on Tippy Toes: Lesbian and Gay Liberation Documentary of the Post-Stonewall Period (1997)

Thomas Waugh

in The Right to Play Oneself: Looking Back on Documentary Film

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816645862
eISBN:
9781452945859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816645862.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter continues the previous chapter’s discussion of the proliferation of lesbian and gay documentary films and provides a different insight about their creative process. The Stonewall Riots ... More


Radical Feminism and Feminist Radicalism

Ellen Willis

in No More Nice Girls: Countercultural Essays

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680795
eISBN:
9781452949000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680795.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on radical feminism and feminist radicalism. It was radical feminism that put women’s liberation movement on the map and got sexual politics recognized as a public issue. Yet ... More


Lesbian Literary Identities in the Madrid Book Business

Jill Robbins

in Crossing through Chueca: Lesbian Literary Culture in Queer Madrid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669899
eISBN:
9781452946955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669899.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter examines the transformation of publishing and bookselling in Spain from the 1960s to the 1980s, particularly in terms of the lesbian-themed and race-and-gendered-sexual-identities-themed ... More


Lesbian-Themed Best Sellers and the Politics of Acceptance

Jill Robbins

in Crossing through Chueca: Lesbian Literary Culture in Queer Madrid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669899
eISBN:
9781452946955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669899.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter examines the three best-selling novels—Lucía Etxebarría’s Beatriz y los cuerpos celestes (Beatriz and the heavenly bodies, 1998); Elvira Lindo’s Una palabra tuya (A word from you, 2005); ... More


Popular Lesbian Fiction: Romance, Literature, and Legislation

Jill Robbins

in Crossing through Chueca: Lesbian Literary Culture in Queer Madrid

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669899
eISBN:
9781452946955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669899.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter examines three lesbian novels published by Egales and Odisea—Marosa Gómez Pereira’s Un amor bajo sospecha (A love under suspicion, 2001); Marta Fagés’ Amores prohibidos (Forbidden loves, ... More


Radical Feminism and Feminist Radicalism

Nona Willis Aronowitz

in The Essential Ellen Willis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681204
eISBN:
9781452949048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681204.003.0025
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on radical feminism and feminist radicalism. It was radical feminism that put women’s liberation movement on the map and got sexual politics recognized as a public issue. Yet ... More


Activist honeymoon

Kelly Cogswell

in Eating Fire: My Life as a Lesbian Avenger

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691159
eISBN:
9781452949468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691159.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

The story begins in 1992, when I’ve just moved to an East Village known for queer art and queer activism. An ex-Southern Baptist more interested in poetry than politics, I’ve only recently come out, ... More


Enemies Within

Kelly Cogswell

in Eating Fire: My Life as a Lesbian Avenger

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691159
eISBN:
9781452949468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691159.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Ana María Simo and I exchange deceptively sweet stories about growing up in Kentucky and Cuba. I’m dumbfounded when Ana eventually reveals how the Cuban revolution which had seemed so promising to ... More


A Laboratory of Identity

Kelly Cogswell

in Eating Fire: My Life as a Lesbian Avenger

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691159
eISBN:
9781452949468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691159.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

In 1998, a few years after Abner Louima is brutalized in New York, and a few months after James Byrd, Jr. is dragged to his death in Texas, Matthew Shepard is beaten and left for dead in Wyoming, Ana ... More


Vivas to Those Who Have Failed

Kelly Cogswell

in Eating Fire: My Life as a Lesbian Avenger

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691159
eISBN:
9781452949468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691159.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Ana and I move to a neighborhood that used to be full of lesbians, Colette, Janet Flanner, Natalie Barney, but they’ve been entirely erased. We organize a group, Goudou Explosive to march in the ... More


Act Up Here A Legacy of Activism: A Legacy of Activism

Stewart Van Cleve

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676453
eISBN:
9781452948935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676453.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter presents the accounts of Anita Bryant and the couple Jack Baker and Michael McConnell. These describe activist organizations and moments of protest reflecting the historic diversity of ... More


Come Outside: Queer People Out in the Open

Stewart Van Cleve

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676453
eISBN:
9781452948935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676453.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter discusses how queer recreation increased the ability of the queer people to present themselves in a potentially hostile public. Queer recreation, which was celebrated along the streets ... More


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