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The Politics of Visibility: Coming Out, Activist Art, and Emotional Change

Nancy Whittier

in The Politics of Child Sexual Abuse: Emotions, Social Movements, and the State

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325102
eISBN:
9780199869350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325102.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter traces the development of a repoliticized self‐help movement focused on visibility politics in the wake of the countermovement. It discusses the construction of a repoliticized ... More


The Good (Gay) Life: The Search for Signs of Maturity in the Narratives of Gay Adults

Laura A. King, Chad M. Burton, and Aaron C. Geise

in The Story of Sexual Identity: Narrative Perspectives on the Gay and Lesbian Life Course

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195326789
eISBN:
9780199870356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326789.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

What makes a life good has been a topic of concern for human beings throughout the ages. Good lives may be thought of as truly exemplary in some way in terms of fulfillment, moral character, health, ... More


Desire between “Doing” and “Being”: İbne (Faggot) and Gey (Gay)

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/9780814762349.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter 4 explores gey (gay) identification in Turkey with an emphasis on the way connectivity regulates gey identity construction for young, upwardly mobile males. A borrowed global category, "gey" ... More


Involuntary Associations

Geoffrey Brennan and Philip Pettit

in The Economy of Esteem: An Essay on Civil and Political Society

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2004
ISBN:
9780199246489
eISBN:
9780191601460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246483.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Voluntary esteem associations form for the purposes of magnifying positive esteem of their members. But individuals can be disesteemed by virtue of their being associated–as members of a race might ... 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


Coming out and Turning the Closet inside out

E. Patrick Johnson

in Sweet Tea: Black Gay Men of the South

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807872260
eISBN:
9781469602677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882733_johnson.6
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter shows that “coming out” is not always the best phrase to describe what people do when they acknowledge that they have samesex attraction. In general, “putting one's business in the ... More


Coming Out as Coalitional Gesture?

Karma R. Chávez

in Queer Migration Politics: Activist Rhetoric and Coalitional Possibilities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038105
eISBN:
9780252095375
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038105.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses how appropriation of the LGBTQ rights strategy offers a unique way for understanding how coalitional rhetorics can both gesture to inclusionary and utopian politics and offer ... More


Gay Male Identities: Concepts and Issues

John C. Gonsiorek

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The second chapter provides an overview of the concept of homosexual men, commonly known as “gay men”, and how this definition contrasts with perceptions on lesbianism and bisexuality. A ... More


Early Works (1965–68)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Steve Reich's personal accounts about several of his early works. These include It's Gonna Rain (1965), Come Out (1966), Melodica (1966), Piano Phase (1967), Violin Phase ... More


Different Trains (1988)

Steve Reich

in Writings on Music 1965–2000: 1965-2000

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151152
eISBN:
9780199850044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151152.003.0041
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter presents Reich's thoughts about Different Trains. Different Trains for string quartet and tape begins a new way of composing that has its roots in his early taped speech pieces, It's ... More


“Just as I Am”: Revealing Authentic Selves

Ellen Lewin

in Filled with the Spirit: Sexuality, Gender, and Radical Inclusivity in a Black Pentecostal Church Coalition

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226537177
eISBN:
9780226537344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226537344.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter focuses on the coming out experience related by TFAM members, detailing the differences from conventional accounts of coming out in the LGBT literature. The revelation of authenticity is ... More


Demographic Perspectives on Sexual Orientation

Gary J. Gates

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter summarizes existing literature that describes the demographic, economic, and geographic characteristics of lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations. It begins with a discussion of some of ... More


Lesbian, Gay Male, and Bisexual Adolescents

Ritch C. Savin-williams

in Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identities over the Lifespan: Psychological Perspectives

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082319
eISBN:
9780199848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082319.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Cases of lesbianism, homosexuality, and bisexuality can be traced back to the pre-adolescence and adolescence stage of development. Psychological research not only increases our knowledge and ... More


The Drama of Coming Out: Censorship and Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Eti Berland

in Graphic Novels for Children and Young Adults: A Collection of Critical Essays

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496811677
eISBN:
9781496811714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496811677.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter presents a reading of Raina Telgemieier's Drama, a graphic novel that focuses on a whirlwind theatrical production in a middle school, as well as the emotional complications and romantic ... More


Natalism, Homosexuality, and the Controversy over Corydon

Jeffrey Merrick

in Homosexuality in Modern France

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093032
eISBN:
9780199854493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093032.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the history of homosexuality, natalism, and the controversy surrounding André Gide's book Corydon in France during the early 1900s. It mentions studies indicating that a vast ... More


Telling

Perry N. Halkitis

in Out in Time: The Public Lives of Gay Men from Stonewall to the Queer Generation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190686604
eISBN:
9780190942151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190686604.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Gay men experience the process of coming out to various groups of individuals, in myriad contexts, and throughout the course of their lives. For many gay men, telling one’s parents and families ... More


And Jacob Came Out: Parashat Vayetzei (Genesis 28:10–32:3)

Yoel Kahn

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/9780814720127.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter focuses on Jacob's account, highlighting his queer characteristics and his journey toward Be'er Sheva. In contrast with Esau who personifies a macho older brother incline to extreme ... More


Lesbians in the House!: Cinema and Queer Female Desire

Aneeta Rajendran

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

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199454914
eISBN:
9780199085385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199454914.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The coming-out story is a heavily-freighted, yet central narrative genre for gay/lesbian/queer self-fashioning. This chapter studies transnational films about South Asians centering on overt lesbian ... More


Lesbian Nuns: A Gift to the Church

Jeannine Gramick

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Inquiry, Thought, and Expression

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823257621
eISBN:
9780823261581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823257621.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on extensive public silence about the lives of lesbian religious women. It describes decades of ministry and dialogue that have nonetheless taken place within New Ways Ministry ... More


Queering Epistemology and the Odyssey of Identity in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home

Ian MacRae

in Graphic Novels as Philosophy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813275
eISBN:
9781496813312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813275.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter focuses on Alison Bechdel—now a bona fide cultural phenomenon, and one of the most famous lesbian artists in America. The adaptation of her first graphic memoir, Fun Home, debuted as a ... More


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