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Queens and Queers: The Theater of Gender in “America”

Anne Emmanuelle Berger

in The Queer Turn in Feminism: Identities, Sexualities, and the Theater of Gender

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823253852
eISBN:
9780823260904
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253852.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter offers theoretical and historical insights into the reasons why, and the ways in which gender theory has developed in the United States as a theory of performance, from John Money's ... More


Fight for Your Platform to Party: Brooklyn Drag and the Battle for a Queerer Facebook

Jessa Lingel

in Digital Countercultures and the Struggle for Community

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036214
eISBN:
9780262340151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036214.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The final field study describes Brooklyn’s contemporary drag community and their use of social media. Digital technologies provide important tools for individual self-promotion, as well as ... More


Fierce Fish Who Pee: Indexicality and Identity Among African American Drag Queens

Rusty Barrett

in From Drag Queens to Leathermen: Language, Gender, and Gay Male Subcultures

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195390179
eISBN:
9780190676896
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390179.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents an analysis of the linguistic styles used in performances by African American drag queens in Texas in the 1990s. After a discussion on the general background on drag and the ... More


History in Drag: Latina/o Queer Affective Circuits in Chicago

Ramón H. Rivera-Servera

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the performances of Miss Ketty Teanga, a Chicago-based trans-Latina drag queen, and argues they were an example of Latina/o queer worldmaking. Miss Ketty’s performances evoked ... More


Paramount Queens: Femininity and Global/Local Dissonance

Kalissa Alexeyeff

in Dancing from the Heart: Movement, Gender, and Sociality in the Cook Islands

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832445
eISBN:
9780824870102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832445.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter investigates the culturally specific ways in which cross-dressing and dancing connect with issues of gender, sex, and sexuality through femininity. In particular, it examines the 1998 ... More


The ‘Normal and/or Perverse Homosexual’ in International Relations: The ‘Eurovisioned Bearded Drag Queen’

Cynthia Weber

in Queer International Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199795857
eISBN:
9780190462055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199795857.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 argues that a range of diverse figurations of ‘homosexuality’ and the ‘homosexual’ in international politics exceed categorization as exclusively normal or perverse in relation to sex, ... 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


Gender Deviants

Jesus Ramirez-Valles

in Compañeros: Latino Activists in the Face of AIDS

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036446
eISBN:
9780252093470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036446.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores compañeros' experiences of stigmatization related to their nonconforming gender behavior. Collectively, the life stories show that childhood is the period in which most ... More


The AIDS Poets: Living with Dying

Steve Zeitlin

in The Poetry of Everyday Life: Storytelling and the Art of Awareness

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702358
eISBN:
9781501706370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702358.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter looks at how poetry has been used to serve people with AIDS at the AIDS Day Treatment Program, located on West Twentieth Street in New York City. At the center, the wall leading to the ... More


Eugene Days

Andrew E. Stoner

in The Journalist of Castro Street: The Life of Randy Shilts

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042485
eISBN:
9780252051326
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042485.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Shilts enrols at University of Oregon and quickly engages with the Eugene Gay People’s Alliance. Early attempts to start a gay liberation movement among Oregon students, including the university’s ... More


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