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Beyond Loving: Intimate Racework in Lesbian, Gay, and Straight Interracial Relationships

Amy C. Steinbugler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199743551
eISBN:
9780199979370
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743551.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book examines interracial intimacy in the beginning of the twenty-first century, an era rife with racial contradictions in which interracial relationships are increasingly seen as ... More


There Goes the Gayborhood?

Amin Ghaziani

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Gay neighborhoods, like the legendary Castro District in San Francisco and New York's Greenwich Village, have long provided sexual minorities with safe havens in an often unsafe world. But as our ... More


Beyond the Gayborhood

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines why the residential repertoire of gays and lesbians has changed in recent years. Drawing on a comprehensive archive of more than 600 media reports, it takes a look at those ... More


The Happiest Ending

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter turns to the streets of everyday life, and more specifically to Chicago, to determine how the national debate over gayborhoods looks, feels, and sounds to people on the ground. Chicago ... More


Triggers

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines the perspectives of Chicago residents regarding the so-called “triggers” and how they are remapping the relationship between their sexuality and the city. Sexuality does not ... More


Cultural Archipelagos

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines how gayborhoods can persist in the present and how they will live on into the future. It is unrealistic to think that gayborhoods have always been around, that they will remain ... More


Resonance

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines how Boystown can retain its queer character, how an increasing presence of straight residents affects this possibility, and how different types of sexual minorities perceive the ... More


Reinvention

Amin Ghaziani

in There Goes the Gayborhood?

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691158792
eISBN:
9781400850174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691158792.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines how entire communities and specific groups migrate in ways that expand, evolve, and reinvent the very meaning and material expressions of gay neighborhoods. It asks where gays ... More


The Worldwide Movement

Aryeh Neier

in The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135151
eISBN:
9781400841875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135151.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter explores thousands of other organizations, aside from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, that are also active in the human rights movement. Many of them make distinctive ... More


Passive Resistance and Class in Lesbian Self-Making: Alev’s Story

Gul Ozyegin

in New Desires, New Selves: Sex, Love, and Piety among Turkish Youth

Published in print:
1937
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814762349
eISBN:
9780814762356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762349.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Alev is a lesbian and self-identified feminist in her early twenties. She employs what she calls "passive resistance" in her self-making vis-à-vis her family, who view homosexuality as an ... More


How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities

Japonica Brown-Saracino

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226361116
eISBN:
9780226361390
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361390.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Drawing on an ethnography of lesbian, bisexual, and queer (LBQ) residents in Ithaca, New York; San Luis Obispo, California; Greenfield, Massachusetts; and Portland, Maine; How Places Make Us shows ... More


LGBTQ Intimate Partner Violence: Lessons for Policy, Practice, and Research

Adam M. Messinger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520286054
eISBN:
9780520961357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520286054.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Many nations today recognize intimate partner violence (IPV) in romantic-sexual relationships as a major public health threat, yet not all victims are treated equally. Contrary to myths, lesbian, ... More


Connexions: Histories of Race and Sex in North America

Jennifer Brier, Jim Downs, and Jennifer L. Morgan (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040399
eISBN:
9780252098819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040399.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book investigates the ways in which race and sex intersect, overlap, and inform each other in United States history. The book includes thought-provoking articles that explore how to view the ... More


Ruach Acheret—Ruach Hakodesh/Different Spirit—Sacred Spirit: Parashat Shelach (Numbers 13:1–15:41)

Camille Shira Angel

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/9780814720127.003.0037
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter presents the account of twelve scouts—one man from each Israelite ancestral tribe—who were commanded to survey the land of Canaan. The scouts returned to the Israelite camp enraptured by ... More


Random Families: Genetic Strangers, Sperm Donor Siblings, and the Creation of New Kin

Rosanna Hertz and Margaret K. Nelson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190888275
eISBN:
9780190888305
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888275.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Gender and Sexuality

This is a book about unprecedented families—networks of strangers linked by genes, medical technology, and the human desire for affinity and identity. It chronicles the chain of choices that couples ... More


Conclusion: Happily Never After

Laurie Essig

in Love, Inc.: Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding, and Chasing the Happily Neverafter

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520295018
eISBN:
9780520967922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295018.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter travels to the most perfect ending to romance: a life within the nuclear family in a suburb built by Disney, Celebration Florida. Essig argues that suburbia and its promise of happiness ... More


(Un)Familiar Femininities: Studies in Contemporary Lesbian South Asian Texts

Aneeta Rajendran

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199454914
eISBN:
9780199085385
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199454914.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The female homosexual in South Asia is not always a visible lesbian person. She is often a figuration of an act that challenges hegemonic ideas of gender and female subjectivity. This lesbian ... More


Contesting Homosexuality’s Imagination, 1945–2015

Peter Hart-Brinson

in The Gay Marriage Generation: How the LGBTQ Movement Transformed American Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479800513
eISBN:
9781479823949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800513.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter describes how homosexuality in the American imagination changed during the lifetimes of contemporary Americans. It traces the history of political battles over gay rights and the ... More


San Luis Obispo: Lesbian Identity Politics and Community

Japonica Brown-Saracino

in How Places Make Us: Novel LBQ Identities in Four Small Cities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226361116
eISBN:
9780226361390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226361390.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

LBQ residents of San Luis Obispo embrace sexual identity politics. Nearly all regard sexuality as life defining and static; they find that sexual identity produces shared experience and therefore ... More


Fear Factor: Lesbian Sex and Gay Men: Parashat Emor (Leviticus 21:1–24:23)

Joshua Lesser

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/9780814720127.003.0031
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses lesbian sex in the readings of Parashat Emor of Leviticus. The text state that a priest “shall not marry a woman defiled by harlotry, nor shall they marry one divorced from her ... More


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