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 Religion, Outreach, and Mission

James K. Wellman Jr.

in Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195300116
eISBN:
9780199868742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300116.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter on religion and culture argues that H. Richard Niebuhr's model of Christ and Culture is too abstract in this context. The Pacific Northwest has no assumed religious ethos; it is an open ... More


The Rise of Ethnographic Policing

Anna Lvovsky

in Vice Patrol: Cops, Courts, and the Struggle over Urban Gay Life before Stonewall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226769646
eISBN:
9780226769813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769813.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter examines how vice squads developed a newly ethnographic form of policing to entice gay men in the late 1950s and 1960s. As gay culture in these years grew increasingly systematic and ... More


The Popular Press and the Gay World

Anna Lvovsky

in Vice Patrol: Cops, Courts, and the Struggle over Urban Gay Life before Stonewall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226769646
eISBN:
9780226769813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226769813.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter examines the popular media’s “discovery” of the gay world in the 1960s, which inspired a reappraisal of both queer life in America and the police’s anti-homosexual campaigns. Startled by ... More


“Oh Hell, May, Why Don’t You People Have a Cookbook?”: Camp Humor and Gay Domesticity

Stephen Vider

in The Queerness of Home: Gender, Sexuality, and the Politics of Domesticity after World War II

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780226808192
eISBN:
9780226808222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226808222.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter traces the history and significance of The Gay Cookbook by Lou Rand Hogan. Published in 1965, the cookbook capitalized on a sudden fascination with gay male taste set off by Susan ... More


Battles over the Gay past: De-generation and the Queerness of Memory

Christopher Castiglia and Christopher Reed

in If Memory Serves: Gay Men, AIDS, and the Promise of the Queer Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676101
eISBN:
9781452947624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676101.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines two contradicting perspectives of two gay men from different generations regarding gay sexual culture during the 1960s to 1970s. The first one argues that during the peak of gay ... More


Marriage Dissent in the Gay Community

M. V. Lee Badgett

in When Gay People Get Married: What Happens When Societies Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791141
eISBN:
9780814739020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791141.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines how access to marriage might change lesbian and gay identities over time in ways that are stressful for lesbian and gay people. Drawing on interviews with gay couples from the ... More


The Revolution Might Be Televised: The Mass Mediation of Gay Memories

Christopher Castiglia and Christopher Reed

in If Memory Serves: Gay Men, AIDS, and the Promise of the Queer Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676101
eISBN:
9781452947624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676101.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter examines George Lipsitz’s analysis of the dynamics of theater and television in relation to the emerging gay culture. The comedic genre was the easiest television format to link with gay ... More


Our Dionysian Experiment: Three Theses on the Poetry of Thom Gunn

Brian Teare

in At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226890432
eISBN:
9780226890371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226890371.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

By examining the creative and critical oeuvre of Thom Gunn, with particular emphasis on his notebooks and his work's critical reception, which, when read side by side, allow us to witness a kind of ... More


Introduction: In the Interest of Time

Christopher Castiglia and Christopher Reed

in If Memory Serves: Gay Men, AIDS, and the Promise of the Queer Past

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816676101
eISBN:
9781452947624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816676101.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter discusses the general disregard for America’s queer culture that has been observed since the onslaught of AIDS among homosexuals during the early 1980s. Gay culture, among ... More


Coming out: from the closet to stepping stones

Rachel Thomson

in Unfolding lives: Youth, gender and change

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420510
eISBN:
9781447304104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420510.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter concentrates on Devon, a white working-class city dweller whose late childhood is marked by family violence and homophobic bullying. Devon's interviews took place over a period of four ... More


Decadence’s Gay Legacy

Peter Jeffreys

in Reframing Decadence: C. P. Cavafy's Imaginary Portraits

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801447082
eISBN:
9781501701252
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801447082.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book concludes with a discussion on the gay legacy of literary decadence and its influence on C. P. Cavafy's poetic expression of homosexuality, and how it continues to play a role in the ... More


I Got This Way from Eating Rice: Gay Asian Documentary and the Reeducation of Desire

Nguyen Tan Hoang

in Resolutions 3: Global Networks of Video

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670826
eISBN:
9781452947181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670826.003.0021
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter explores the representation of race and sexuality in experimental documentaries produced by gay Asian men in the United States, Canada, and Australia in the mid- to late 1990s. These ... More


Queens and queenliness: Quentin Crisp as Orlando’s Elizabeth I

Glyn Davis

in The British monarchy on screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099564
eISBN:
9781526109767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099564.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In 1992, Quentin Crisp appeared on cinema screens as Elizabeth I in Sally Potter’s Orlando; the following year, he provided the “Alternative Queen’s Message” on Channel 4 television on Christmas Day, ... More


Handmade Genders: Queer Costuming in San Francisco Circa 1970

Julia Bryan-Wilson

in West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965-1977

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677252
eISBN:
9781452947440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677252.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter focuses on the costumes of gender-bending performers affiliated with the San Francisco-based groups the Cockettes and its offshoot the Angels of Light, in the 1970s. These collectives ... More


Ginsberg’s Prophetic Guru

Linda Freedman

in William Blake and the Myth of America: From the Abolitionists to the Counterculture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198813279
eISBN:
9780191851261
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813279.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

For Allen Ginsberg, Blake was more than a poetic influence, he was a spiritual forefather. Blake played an integral role in Ginsberg’s relentless self-fashioning and Ginsberg repeatedly turned to ... More


Domains of Ecstasy

David Gewanter

in At the Barriers: On the Poetry of Thom Gunn

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226890432
eISBN:
9780226890371
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226890371.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

How can the body find ecstasy? How can it survive it? For some Romantic poets, moments of bliss may come to a solitary explorer who “wanders lonely as a cloud,” then finds a new flower or ocean. Yet ... More


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