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“Homosexual Panic” and the Steward’s Demise

Phil Tiemeyer

in Plane Queer: "Labor, Sexuality, and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants"

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274761
eISBN:
9780520955301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274761.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 examines the rise of homophobia after World War II, which also contributed to the steward’s demise. Stewards increasingly raised eyebrows as failed men. Insinuations circulated even in ... More


The Wild One: Marlon Brando 1954

George Cotkin

in Feast of Excess: A Cultural History of the New Sensibility

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190218478
eISBN:
9780190218508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190218478.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

This chapter explores Marlon Brando’s acting style in two films from 1954, The Wild One and On the Waterfront. He employed a sort of excessively minimalist style to convey both seething sexuality and ... More


The Paradox of Sex—I: Foundations of Sexual Happiness*

Tulsi Badrinath

in Chaturvedi Badrinath: Unity of Life and Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199465187
eISBN:
9780199086511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199465187.003.0022
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Badrinath says in this essay that it is in the Dharmic views of human life that one has, for the first time in human history, a profound understanding of sexual happiness which has at the very heart ... More


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