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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


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


Conclusions

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/9780691158792.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book has explored the enduring yet evolving relationship between sexuality and the city, the causes and consequences of urban change, the diverse and dynamic cultures of a place, the experiences ... More


Queer Maghrebi French: Language, Temporalities, Transfiliations

Denis M. Provencher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781781383001
eISBN:
9781786944405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383001.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book investigates the lives and stories of queer Maghrebi and Maghrebi French men who moved to or grew up in contemporary France. It combines original French language data from my ethnographic ... 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


Sexagon: Muslims, France, and the Sexualization of National Culture

Mehammed Amadeus Mack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823274604
eISBN:
9780823274659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274604.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Sexagon studies the broad politicization of sexuality in French debates about immigration and diversity since the 1980s, and how that politicization is reflected in and also created by French ... More


Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies

Kent L. Brintnall, Joseph A. Marchal, and Stephen D. Moore (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277513
eISBN:
9780823280483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277513.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Sexual Disorientations brings some of the most recent and significant works of queer theory into conversation with the overlapping fields of biblical, theological and religious studies to explore the ... 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


Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination

Nicole Seymour

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037627
eISBN:
9780252094873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037627.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This book investigates the ways in which contemporary queer fictions offer insight on environmental issues through their performance of a specifically queer understanding of nature, the nonhuman, and ... More


Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities

Karma R. Chávez

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038105
eISBN:
9780252095375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038105.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

The battles for LGBTQ rights and immigrant rights have captured significant attention in the U.S. public sphere throughout the twenty-first century. Both movements, which are largely understood to be ... 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


Neo-Passing: Performing Identity after Jim Crow

Mollie Godfrey

Vershawn Ashanti Young (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041587
eISBN:
9780252050244
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041587.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Bringing together fifteen essays by leading scholars, including a theoretical introduction by the editors and an insightful foreword and afterword by Gayle Wald and Michele Elam, respectively, this ... More


Discriminating Sex: White Leisure and the Making of the American "Oriental"

Amy Sueyoshi

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041785
eISBN:
9780252050268
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041785.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In the late 1890s, “wide open” San Francisco, considered also a model city for race relations, appeared to be a place where men and women could configure their intimate lives in expansive and ... 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


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


The Futures Outside: Apocalyptic Epilogue Unveiled as Africana Queer Prologue

Eric A. Thomas

in Sexual Disorientations: Queer Temporalities, Affects, Theologies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277513
eISBN:
9780823280483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277513.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This essay examines the epilogue of Revelation (22:8-21) as an intervention for new imaginations of, and actions toward, a new heaven and new earth that can be realized in the present. It names the ... 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


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