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Social Movements and the Construction of Queer Identity

Shaeleya D. Miller, Verta Taylor, and Leila J. Rupp

in New Directions in Identity Theory and Research

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190457532
eISBN:
9780190627157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190457532.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The use of “queer” as a group identity among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) activists encompasses a multiplicity of sexual practices and identities. However, there has been virtually ... More


A French Connection: Modernist Codes in the Musical Closet

Nadine Hubbs

in The Queer Composition of America's Sound: Gay Modernists, American Music, and National Identity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520241848
eISBN:
9780520937956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520241848.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter analyzes the connection between musical desire and queer desire, and musical identity and queer identity. It suggests that recognizing the so-called musicosexual “closet codes” and their ... More


Introduction

Judith A. Peraino

in Listening to the Sirens: Musical Technologies of Queer Identity from Homer to Hedwig

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215870
eISBN:
9780520921740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215870.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter provides an introduction to diverse styles of music under the rubrics of Foucault's four technologies to show the persistent, yet varied, use of music throughout history, and also ... More


Family Memories, Family Secrets

Daniela Berghahn

in Far-Flung Families in Film: The Diasporic Family in Contemporary European Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748642908
eISBN:
9780748689088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748642908.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Whereas memories are the family’s public face, secrets are its dark underbelly, the shameful events that have been ruthlessly edited out. The first part of this chapter uses Pierre Nora, Marianne ... More


Queer(y)ing Masculinities

Bryant Keith Alexander

in Global Masculinities and Manhood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036514
eISBN:
9780252093555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036514.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter tests the limits of understanding what masculinity means or tries to mean. It insists that queer masculinities are those that are not only suspicious, resistant, or out of the ordinary, ... More


Pathos as Queer Sociality in Contemporary European Visual Culture: François Ozon’s Time to Leave

Emma Wilson

in What's Queer about Europe?: Productive Encounters and Re-enchanting Paradigms

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255351
eISBN:
9780823261079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255351.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines a queer sensibility in contemporary French cinema and argues for its specific political and artistic value. André Techiné, François Ozon and Christophe Honoré explore queer ... More


Homomusical Communities: production

Judith A. Peraino

in Listening to the Sirens: Musical Technologies of Queer Identity from Homer to Hedwig

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520215870
eISBN:
9780520921740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520215870.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter explores the role of discs and tapes in constructing, transforming, and organizing queer identities during the 1970s, focusing on two recorded repertories that are women's music produced ... More


Queering the Ivory Tower: Tales of a Troublemaking Homosexual

Brett C. Stockdill

in Transforming the Ivory Tower: Challenging Racism, Sexism, and Homophobia in the Academy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835262
eISBN:
9780824870645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835262.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the author's account of the development of his own brand of queerness. He utilizes a queer political perspective to illuminate overt and covert forms of inequality and possible ... More


Conclusion: The Future of Pride

Katherine McFarland Bruce

in Pride Parades: How a Parade Changed the World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479803613
eISBN:
9781479817788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803613.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

The author concludes this book by looking to the future of Pride. Over forty years since the first Pride events, the Pride phenomenon continues to grow. Every year established parades grow larger and ... More


“We Cannot Use That Word”: On the Habits of Naming, Name Calling, and Self-Naming

Laura Doan

in Disturbing Practices: History, Sexuality, and Women’s Experience of Modern War

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226001586
eISBN:
9780226001753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226001753.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter turns to the problem of sexual identity, which has facilitated the retrieval of a lesbian and gay past even as it elides the variations, deviations, and complications of actual lives of ... More


Introduction

Jerry T. Watkins III

in Queering the Redneck Riviera: Sexuality and the Rise of Florida Tourism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056913
eISBN:
9780813053684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056913.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter lays the foundations for the book’s argument about the intersections of capitalism, tourism, sexuality, and queer identity. It begins by explaining “The Sunshine State” and proceeds ... More


Queer History and Its Discontents at Tahiti: The Contested Politics of Modernity and Sexual Subjectivity

Deborah Elliston

in Gender on the Edge: Transgender, Gay, and Other Pacific Islanders

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838829
eISBN:
9780824869489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838829.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores questions about the uses of history in queer narratives of the present. More specifically, it considers how narratives of the past are (re)made through contemporary experiences ... More


Forgiveness as a Queer Response: Parashat Vayigash (Genesis 44:18–47:27)

Denise L. Eger

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/9780814720127.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter discusses Joseph's account of revealing himself to his brothers as a process of accepting one's queer identity. Joseph, who was then the vizier of Egypt and was unrecognized by his ... More


Pride Parades: How a Parade Changed the World

Katherine McFarland Bruce

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479803613
eISBN:
9781479817788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803613.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

Pride Parades tells the story of Pride in two parts. In Part I, the author explores how gays and lesbians established the event in the early 1970s as a parade to affirm gay identities. Situating this ... More


Epilogue: The Dandy Unmasked: Emma Donoghue's ‘Words for Things’ and Tim Grimsley's Dream Boy

Ellen Crowell

in The Dandy in Irish and American Southern Fiction: Aristocratic Drag

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625482
eISBN:
9780748652051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625482.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers two contemporary Irish and Southern narratives in which the dandy emerges unmasked: Emma Donoghue's ‘Words for Things’ and Tim Grimsley's Dream Boy. Donoghue and Grimsley ... More


It’s the Purity, Stupid: Reading Leviticus in Context: Parashat Metzora (Leviticus 14:1–15:33)

Jay Michaelson

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/9780814720127.003.0028
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter contrasts queer iterations with the lessons Parashat Metzora of Leviticus concerning cultural separation. The text states that seminal and menstrual emissions render a person tameh ... More


The Stories We Tell

Kate Henley Averett

in More than a Monologue: Sexual Diversity and the Catholic Church: Voices of Our Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823256570
eISBN:
9780823261369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256570.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter reflects on stories—those that we are told about life and those that our lives actually tell. The chapter traces a personal story, recalling a family, childhood, education, and youth ... More


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