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Cheryl Clarke’s Clit Agency: or, An Erotic Reading of Living as a Lesbian

David B. Green Jr.

in Black Sexual Economies: Race and Sex in a Culture of Capital

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042645
eISBN:
9780252051494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042645.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter focuses on Noah’s Arc (Logo, 2005-2006) a television show featuring four gay men of color that aired for two seasons on the gay lifestyle-oriented cable channel Logo. It argues that ... More


Women on the Margins of Sports Fandom

Erin C. Tarver

in The I in Team: Sports Fandom and the Reproduction of Identity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226469935
eISBN:
9780226470276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470276.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter turns to sports fan practices that decenter masculinity to argue that sports fandom need not always reinforce existing social hierarchies. Women’s fan practices—both as fans of ... More


The Space of Sex: Reconfiguring the Coordinates of Subjectivity

GerShun Avilez

in Radical Aesthetics and Modern Black Nationalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040122
eISBN:
9780252098321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040122.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter shows how artists recognize the political reading of sex and use it to examine the social realm and the intimate realm simultaneously, ultimately illustrating a disintegration of the ... More


Epilogue: Jim Crow Girls, Hurricane Katrina Women

LaKisha Michelle Simmons

in Crescent City Girls

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622804
eISBN:
9781469622828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622804.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

This concluding chapter recounts the experiences of elderly women who grew up in Jim Crow New Orleans during the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The women talked about their ... More


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