SUNY series in Queer Politics and Cultures

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How Trump and the Christian Right Saved LGBTI Human Rights

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.

Resist, Organize, Build

Juxtaposes feminist and queer activism in Britain and the United States in the face of resurgent conservatism during the 1980s.

From Pariah to Priority

Incorporates a unique diplomatic, insider perspective to explain the unexpected incorporation of LGBTI rights into American and Swedish foreign policies.

The Politics of Right Sex

Examines the limitations of rights-based mobilization and litigation for advancing the interests of trans individuals in the contemporary United States.

Djinn

The gripping memoir of a young man’s struggle with his sexuality and Muslim identity, culminating in his rise to the Dutch Parliament.

Organizing for Transgender Rights

Illuminates transgender activists' successful strategies to organize for social and political change in the US.

Because We Are Human

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.

Intersex Matters

Analyzes intersex debates through a queer feminist, intersectional, and transnational lens.

The Disappearing L

Investigates the rise and fall of US American lesbian cultural institutions since the 1970s.

Rethinking Sexual Citizenship

Offers a more democratic way to think about families, politics, and public life.

Out of the Closet, Into the Archives

The first book to focus on the experience of LGBT archival research.

Oklahomo

Uses the state of Oklahoma as a case study for how US conservatives have attempted to unqueer America since the 1950’s.

Expanding the Circle

Examines strategies and best practices that effectively integrate LGBTQ areas of teaching and research with student life activities.

Desiring Emancipation

Uses historical case studies to illuminate women’s claims to emancipation and to sexual subjectivity during the tumultuous Wilhelmine and Weimar periods in Germany.

Slouching towards Gaytheism

Argues that homophobia will not be eradicated in the United States until religion is ended.

Tough Love

Exposes how ex-gay and post-abortion ministries operate on a shared system of thought and analyzes their social implications.

Why Europe Is Lesbian and Gay Friendly (and Why America Never Will Be)

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.

Letters to ONE

Collection of letters written to the first openly gay magazine in the United States.

Masked Voices

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.

Queer Externalities

Provocative take on the negative effects of increasing queer visibility and assimilation on the lives of queer people and politics in the U. S.

Sin, Sex, and Democracy

Explores the Christian Right’s use of tailored rhetorics to advance multiple and varied antigay political projects.