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Introduction: Queer Cinema and the Biopic Genre

Laura Stamm

in The Queer Biopic in the AIDS Era

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197604038
eISBN:
9780197604076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197604038.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

The Introduction chapter lays out the book’s key arguments, historical and theoretical background, and methodology. By arguing that queer biographical films are biopics, this book asserts that media ... More


Turn Anger, Fear, Grief into Action: ACT UP New York

Tamar W. Carroll

in Mobilizing New York: AIDS, Antipoverty, and Feminist Activism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619880
eISBN:
9781469619903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619880.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter demonstrates how ACT UP created a supportive queer community for people infected by HIV, as well as how the group changed the nation's response to the AIDS crisis. Through its art and ... More


The Crisis

Doug Rossinow

in The Reagan Era: A History of the 1980s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169882
eISBN:
9780231538657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169882.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the manifold crisis that enveloped the “Reagan revolution” from late 1986 through 1988. This was not just a crisis of conservative governance but a crisis of legitimacy for ... More


“Shame, Fear, and Compassion”: Media Coverage of Catholicism During the First Decade of the AIDS Crisis

Diane Winston

in In the Lógos of Love: Promise and Predicament in Catholic Intellectual Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190280031
eISBN:
9780190280062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280031.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Secular and Catholic media reacted differently in the first decade of the AIDS crisis. These differences are apparent in an examination of reports on two 1987 stories—priests dying from the AIDS ... More


Civil Resistance in Libya during the Arab Spring

George Joffé

in Civil Resistance in the Arab Spring: Triumphs and Disasters

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749028
eISBN:
9780191811630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749028.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Despite the autocratic nature of the Gaddafi regime in Libya, its weakness in Cyrenaica (Libya’s eastern province) became apparent in the 1990s. A series of protests there over specific issues—the ... More


In the Lógos of Love: Promise and Predicament in Catholic Intellectual Life

James L. Heft and Una M. Cadegan (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190280031
eISBN:
9780190280062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280031.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book contains chapters covering theology, history, law, and media studies of religion about the current situation and potential of Catholic intellectual life. Most of the chapters originated as ... More


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