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Examines literary depictions of “mannish” pregnant women and metaphors of male pregnancy to reframe the relationship between creativity and gender in modernism.
A moving tale of contemporary Haiti told through the intersecting lives of four young people struggling to hold on to hope and their identities amid a militarized coup in the early 1990s.
Provides a remapping of Italian and Italian American culture by retracing trans and gender-variant experiences within Italy and along diasporic routes.
A wide-ranging overview of contemporary literary works by LGBTQ Appalachians with a focus on LGBTQ themes and characters.
Argues that transgender representations in film make it more difficult for cisgender people to understand the experiences of transgender people and for transgender people to fully participate in public life.
This textbook offers accessible, academically sound information on a wide range of LGBTQ+ topics. The 12 chapters cover LGBTQ+ history, culture, and Queer Theory, but also explore LGBTQ+ relationships, families, parenting, health, and education - as well as a separate chapter on how to conduct research on LGBTQ+ topics.
Explores how discussion of LGBTQ+ themes in a high-school literature course can foster ethical engagement among students.
Traces the Trump administration's surprising support for LGBTI human rights abroad to Trump's indifference and the cynicism and political interests of Christian conservative elites.
Juxtaposes feminist and queer activism in Britain and the United States in the face of resurgent conservatism during the 1980s.
Examines how contemporary Mexican literature uses humor to contest heteronormativity.
Incorporates a unique diplomatic, insider perspective to explain the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into American and Swedish foreign policies.
Examines traditional sites of binary thinking in ancient Greek texts and culture to demonstrate surprising ambiguity, especially with regard to sexual difference.
A powerful anthology on the role of curricula in perpetuating—and resisting—oppression.
Offers a new framework for understanding Du Bois's poetics and politics, including the concept of double consciousness, by tracing the trope of the cross-caste romance across his fiction.
Argues for a decolonial reinterpretation of Sophocles’ classical tragedy, Antigone, that can help us to rethink the anti-colonial politics of militant mourning in the Americas.
A comparative study of breath and breathing as a core poetic and compositional principle in modern literature.
This political memoir exposes the weaknesses of democratic culture in the United States and suggests ways to strengthen it in the face of rising authoritarianism.
Examines women’s food cooperatives and local dining venues on the Greek island of Lesvos and how tourism, gender, and sexualities inform the creation of these alternative economies.
Charts underexamined genealogies of minoritarian aesthetic responses to the multiple crises of the long 1970s.
Argues that Jewishness is an essential element of Argentina’s self-fashioning as a modern nation.
Shares the unique story of a Christmas tree farm in Poughkeepsie, New York, where, for over four decades, women artists boldly built a space where they could create community and art together.
Engaging analysis of men-seeking-men media as paradoxical sites of both self-marketing and radical queer sociality.
A significant contribution to anthropology, history, and gender studies that reveals the denials of homosexuality in traditional and contemporary African societies to be rooted in colonialist ideologies.
Engaging look at Lower East Side writers and artists in the wake of the 1975 New York fiscal crisis.
A comprehensive discussion of an important but elusive Lacanian concept within the field of psychoanalysis, as well as its relevance for philosophy, literature, gender, and queer studies.
Evocative, innovative ethnography of spiritual practices and forms of queer, black, and indigenous life in the Dominican Republic.
The story of a nineteenth-century New Yorker’s struggle to reconcile his same-sex erotic desires with his commitment to a Christian life.
Examines the limitations of rights-based mobilization and litigation for advancing the interests of trans individuals in the contemporary United States.
The gripping memoir of a young man’s struggle with his sexuality and Muslim identity, culminating in his rise to the Dutch Parliament.
Revisits a foundational moment in Argentine history to demonstrate how the crisis of modernity opened up new possibilities for imagining kinship otherwise.
Illuminates transgender activists' successful strategies to organize for social and political change in the US.
Addresses the experiences of trans college students, faculty, and staff in a single volume for the first time.
Reconsiders mostly German narratives from around 1800 to recover echoes of a queer messianic that still resonate today.
Argues that queer Israeli emigrants engage in a deliberately unheroic form of resistance to Zionism.
The first book-length study of Bersani’s work, tracing the unfolding of his onto-ethics/aesthetics amidst numerous literary, artistic, and philosophical influences.
Brings psychoanalytic concepts to the notion of childhood development with a keen eye to discussions of social justice and human dignity.
The first book-length study of Trecartin’s artistic genealogy, evolving aesthetics, radical approach to digital and Internet culture, and impact on contemporary art, film, and media.
Illustrated catalog accompanying the exhibition of the same name, featuring forty portraits that explore the range of experiences lived by Americans who identify as transgender and features a new interview with the artist.
Analyzes intersex debates through a queer feminist, intersectional, and transnational lens.
Offers a complete empirical account of US government programs, policies, and interventions outside the United States on behalf of the human rights of LGBTQ people.
Draws on theology and queer theory to argue for the power of humiliating pleasures in a culture oriented very strongly to denying any enjoyment that is not about success.
Revises key psychoanalytic concepts that influence interpretive practices in the humanities and formulates a new approach to reading fiction.
Offers a more democratic way to think about families, politics, and public life.
Investigates the rise and fall of US American lesbian cultural institutions since the 1970s.
Combines psychoanalysis, queer theory, masculinity studies, and cultural studies to explore contemporary manhood in film.
Addresses the absence of Jewish subjects in intersectionality studies and demonstrates how to do intersectionality work inclusive of Jewish perspectives.
Offers essays demonstrating the critical relevance of Irigaray’s thought of sexual difference for addressing contemporary ethical and social issues.
Presents new scholarship, images, and primary sources that explore the art and legacy of a critical yet under-recognized figure in Abstract Expressionism and twentieth-century American art.
The first book to focus on the experience of LGBT archival research.
Provides sophisticated theoretical approaches to Latin American cinema and sexual culture.
Uses the state of Oklahoma as a case study for how US conservatives have attempted to unqueer America since the 1950’s.
Presents new ways of thinking about the human and the humanities through a rethinking of Antigone.
When, in the late eighties, the author chooses to raise a child with her lesbian partner, she embraces a life outside the lines—one full of curious adventures as well as the usual catastrophes and everyday pleasures.
Examines strategies and best practices that effectively integrate LGBTQ areas of teaching and research with student life activities.
Offers the first queer reading of all ten of Morrison's novels.
Examines a range of fiction that challenges widespread assumptions about what it means to be a black person of faith.
Examines the intersections of “Latino,” “queer,” and “American,” to illustrate how the categories of class, race, gender, sexuality, and ethnicity are directly entangled with issues of citizenship and belonging.
Uses historical case studies to illuminate women’s claims to emancipation and to sexual subjectivity during the tumultuous Wilhelmine and Weimar periods in Germany.
Examines the importance of Leo Bersani’s work for queer theory, psychoanalysis, literary criticism and theory, cultural studies, and film studies.
Discusses how theories of queer performativity, as articulated within the US Academy, are unable to capture the whole of Latino American queer subjectivity and experience.
Explores how a younger and more sensitive form of masculinity emerged in the United States after World War II.
Examines the grassroots activism of an Internet-mediated collegiate lesbian and gay organization in Turkey.
A cultural studies consideration of marriage and those considered “deviant” in the nineteenth-century American imagination.
Provocative reading of the role masochism plays in structuring the aesthetics and political philosophy of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
A 1960s Bronx tomboy learns how to survive her brutal but humorous Italian family and all the rest that life throws her. The harder you hit the pavement, the higher you fly.
Uses ethnography and cultural analysis to track scenes of intimate connection and disconnection among gay men across an array of media sites.
Argues that homophobia will not be eradicated in the United States until religion is ended.
Exposes how ex-gay and post-abortion ministries operate on a shared system of thought and analyzes their social implications.
A story of two twentieth-century American women whose love for each other fueled their work to create an egalitarian world.
Offers an analysis of the political economy of care in order to explain how lesbian and gay citizens in Europe benefit from equality more than those in the United States.
Illuminates the emotional significance of stories in response to racial traumas related to the Middle East.
Argues that South Africa’s apartheid system of racial segregation relied on an unexamined but interrelated system of sexed oppression that was at once both rigid and flexible.
Collection of letters written to the first openly gay magazine in the United States.
Argues that debates about Jewish identity and assimilation are signs of creative potential rather than crisis.
An analysis of unpublished letters to the first American gay magazine reveals the agency, adaptation, and resistance occurring in the gay community during the McCarthy era.
Develops Foucault’s late work on friendship into a novel critique of contemporary GLBT political strategy.
Demonstrates the dramatic interplay of elements that comprise the concepts of norm, bisexuality, and development.
Queer theory essays on time and becoming in the fields of literature, philosophy, film, and performance.
Explores the work of Maurice Kenny, a pivotal figure in American Indian literature from the 1950s to the present.
An interdisciplinary and contemporary response to Irigaray’s work.
Brings together the workplace experiences of transgender people with an assessment of current policy protections.
Traces the origins of contemporary analogies between queerness and blackness.
A demographic portrait of gay and lesbian couples who live together in committed relationships.
Provocative take on the negative effects of increasing queer visibility and assimilation on the lives of queer people and politics in the U. S.
Uses iconic dandy and queer figures to explore relationships between homosexuality, modernism, and modernity.
First collection of essays by queer scholars with working-class backgrounds.
Explores the Christian Right’s use of tailored rhetorics to advance multiple and varied antigay political projects.
Essays explore the contemporary contexts, activism, and cultural productions of queer youth and their communities.
Connects theories of sexual difference to race and queer theories through a focus on “in-between” bodies.
Examines the construction of gender in public school employment.
Looks at how both anti-gay and AIDS activists use apocalyptic language to describe the AIDS crisis.
Articles and essays on the construction of male sexuality by a pioneer in the field of masculinity studies.
Examines the relationship between gay male athletes, sport, and American masculinity.
Essays on the experience of lesbians in contemporary Israeli society.
Adds historical and philosophical perspectives to current debates over whether lesbian identity is socially constructed or genetically based.
Offers a multiple-genred mosaic of multiple resistances to oppression through a variety of styles and mediums.
Taking a post-psychoanalytic, queer-theoretical approach, this book links philosophical and aesthetic issues in two distinct periods through the examination of a variety of imaginative texts, from canonical poetry and fiction to avant-garde music and film.