Queer Airwaves: The Story of Gay and Lesbian Broadcasting: by Gail Johnson,Michael C Keith

By Gail Johnson,Michael C Keith

This e-book is either a retrospective historical past of the homosexual community's use of digital media as a manner of networking and making a experience of neighborhood, and an exam of the present state of affairs, an research and significant overview of gay/lesbian digital media. Keith and Johnson use unique interviews and oral background to delineate where of digital media within the lives of this more and more noticeable and vocal minority in America.

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Writing Desire: Sixty Years of Gay Autobiography (Wisconsin by Bertram Cohler

By Bertram Cohler

     Exploring approximately sixty years of memoir and autobiography, Writing Desire examines the altering identification of homosexual males writing inside of a historic context. unusual pupil and psychoanalyst Bertram J. Cohler has conscientiously chosen a various team of ten males, together with historians, activists, reporters, poets, functionality artists, and bloggers, whose lifestyles writing inspires the evolution of homosexual lifestyles in twentieth-century America. 

     by way of contrasting the non-public event of those disparate writers, Cohler illustrates the social modifications that those males assisted in shaping. between Cohler's assorted topics is Alan Helms, whose trip from Indiana to New York's homosexual society represents the passage of fellows who got here of age within the Nineteen Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, while homosexuality was once thought of a hidden "disease." The releasing results of Stonewall's aftermath are chronicled within the lifetime of Arnie Kantrowitz, the prototypical activist for homosexual rights within the Nineteen Seventies and the founder the homosexual and Lesbian Alliance opposed to Defamation. The inventive works of Tim Miller and Mark Doty evoke loss and surprise in the course of of the early phases of the AIDS epidemic within the Nineteen Eighties. Cohler rounds out this collective crew portrait via taking a look at the most recent new release of writers within the web age through the web publication of BrYaN, who did the formerly unthinkable: he "outed" himself to thousands of people. 

     A compelling mixture of social background and private biography, Writing Desire distills the event of 3 generations of homosexual America.

 

 

Finalist, LGBT Studies, Lambda Literary Foundation

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Ghostly Desires: Queer Sexuality and Vernacular Buddhism in by Arnika Fuhrmann

By Arnika Fuhrmann

Through an exam of post-1997 Thai cinema and video artwork Arnika Fuhrmann exhibits how vernacular Buddhist tenets, tales, and pictures mix with sexual politics in figuring present struggles over notions of personhood, sexuality, and collective lifestyles. The drama, horror, background, and experimental paintings movies she analyzes draw on Buddhist-informed conceptions of impermanence and prominently function the motif of the feminine ghost. In those motion pictures the characters' eroticization within the spheres of loss and loss of life represents an improvisation at the Buddhist disavowal of attachment and highlights under-recognized girl and queer hope and patience. Her feminist and queer readings show the entangled relationships among movie, sexuality, Buddhist rules, and the Thai state's legislation of heteronormative sexuality. Fuhrmann thereby presents insights into the configuration of latest Thailand whereas commencing up new chances for pondering queer personhood and femininity.

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African Intimacies: Race, Homosexuality, and Globalization by Neville Hoad

By Neville Hoad

there were few book-length engagements with the query of sexuality in Africa, not to mention African homosexuality. African Intimacies at the same time responds to the general public debate at the “Africanness” of homosexuality and interrogates the meaningfulness of the phrases “sexuality” and “homosexuality” open air Euro-American discourse. Speculating on cultural practices interpreted by way of missionaries as sodomy and resistance to colonialism, Neville Hoad starts via studying the 1886 Bugandan martyrs incident—the execution of thirty males within the royal courtroom. Then, in a chain of shut readings, he addresses questions of race, intercourse, and globalization within the 1965 Wole Soyinka novel The Interpreters, examines the emblematic 1998 Lambeth convention of Anglican bishops, considers the imperial legacy in depictions of the HIV/AIDS problem, and divulges how South African author Phaswane Mpe’s modern novel Welcome to Our Hillbrow problematizes notions of African identification and cosmopolitanism.Hoad’s overview of the ancient valence of homosexuality in Africa exhibits how the class has served a key position in a bigger tale, one within which sexuality has been made in response to a imaginative and prescient of white Western fact, restricting an figuring out of intimacy that can think an African universalism.Neville Hoad is assistant professor of English on the collage of Texas, Austin.

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Principles of Transgender Medicine and Surgery (Human by Randi Ettner,Stan Monstrey,Eli Coleman

By Randi Ettner,Stan Monstrey,Eli Coleman

A accomplished and demanding textual content for well-being care professionals

Gender variance is largely misunderstood, and few clinical texts study the social, felony, emotional, historic, organic, and financial matters concerned. ideas of Transgender drugs and surgical procedure presents clinical and well-being care guidance and complete details on all features of therapy of gender various members. This one of a kind source examines a whole variety of appropriate info vital to overall healthiness care execs. each one bankruptcy addresses a special point of care, written via an expert on that sub-specialty. This sensible advisor instructs either beginners and skilled practitioners at the state of the art remedies and data.

Principles of Transgender medication and surgical procedure provides the key overseas experts at the concerns, supplying their specialist wisdom at the vast spectrum of matters encountered by means of gender diversified members. during this convenient textual content, execs of all kinds can get vital information regarding quite a few facets of transgender health and wellbeing care. This crucial textual content is broadly referenced, and contains quite a few pictures, tables, and figures to obviously illustrate information.

Topics in rules of Transgender medication and surgical procedure contain:

  • etiology
  • basic treatment
  • evidence-based preventive care
  • hormone remedy of adults and juvenile transsexual sufferers
  • basic rules of surgical treatment
  • reassignment surgical procedure
  • psychological well-being concerns
  • developmental levels of the arrival out technique
  • replica matters
  • fertility matters
  • karyotyping and genetics
  • intersex participants
  • gender identification problems
  • getting older and the care of aged transgender sufferers

Principles of Transgender drugs and surgical procedure is a necessary consultant for health and wellbeing care pros, educators, scholars, sufferers, and sufferers' families.

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The Racial Discourses of Life Philosophy: Négritude, by Donna V. Jones

By Donna V. Jones

In the early 20th century, the existence philosophy of Henri Bergson summoned the élan vital, or important strength, because the resource of artistic evolution. Bergson additionally appealed to instinct, which excited about event instead of discursive idea and medical cognition. relatively influential for the literary and political Négritude circulate of the Nineteen Thirties, which hostile French colonialism, Bergson's existence philosophy shaped an attractive replacement to Western modernity, decried as "mechanical," and set the level for later advancements in postcolonial thought and vitalist discourse.

Revisiting narratives on existence that have been produced during this age of equipment and conflict, Donna V. Jones indicates how Bergson, Nietzsche, and the poets Leopold Senghor and targeté Césaire formed the concept that of existence right into a principal aesthetic and metaphysical class whereas additionally implicating it in discourses on race and state. Jones argues that twentieth-century vitalism can't be understood individually from those racial and anti-Semitic discussions. She additionally indicates that a few dominant versions of emancipation inside of black suggestion turn into intelligible simply whilst in discussion with the vitalist culture. Jones's research moves on the center of up to date severe thought, which integrates those older discourses into higher severe frameworks, and he or she strains the ways that vitalism keeps to attract from and give a contribution to its making.

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Gender Nonconformity, Race, and Sexuality: Charting the by Toni Lester

By Toni Lester

How are culturally built stereotypes approximately applicable sex-based habit shaped? If anyone who's biologically girl behaves in a stereotypically masculine demeanour, what are the social, political, and cultural forces that could police her habit? and the way will she deal with her gendered photo according to that policing? eventually, how do race, ethnicity, or sexuality tell the way in which that sex-based roles are developed, policed, or managed?

    The chapters during this ebook deal with such questions from social technological know-how views after which study own tales of reinvention and transformation, together with discussions of the lives of dancers Isadora Duncan and invoice T. Jones, playwright Lorraine Hansberry, and surrealist artist Claude Cahun.Writers from fields as different as background, artwork, psychology, legislations, literature, sociology, and the activist group examine gender nonconformity from conceptual, theoretical, and empirical views. They emphasize that gender nonconformists could be homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or somebody else who doesn't healthy a version of Caucasian heterosexual habit characterised by means of binary masculine and female roles.

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Historia de la literatura gay en la argentina. by Adrián Melo

By Adrián Melo

¿Qué es l. a. literatura homosexual o literatura gay? ¿Es l. a. literatura homosexual los angeles escrita por escritores/as homosexual? ¿O es l. a. literatura que trata el tema de l. a. homosexualidad? ¿O se requieren ambos requisitos para pertenecer al género? ¿Es obligación ético-política de un/a escritor/a gay/lesbiana tratar en su obra el tema de su elección sexual? ¿Es posible hacer una historia de los angeles literatura homosexual en Argentina? Este libro intenta responder estas preguntas abordando las imágenes y representaciones que l. a. literatura argentina brindó sobre los amores eróticos entre hombres y sobre el personaje gay en Argentina. Desde el comienzo ofi cial de los angeles literatura las imágenes sobre l. a. homosexualidad o sobre el sexo entre hombres han servido como metáforas para dar cuenta de lo Otro, lo innombrable, de los angeles barbarie, de lo abyecto, de lo anormal, de aquello que no puede formar parte del proyecto de Nación. Así, en “El matadero” Esteban Echeverría utiliza l. a. metáfora del sexo anal entre hombres para expresar los angeles violencia y l. a. barbarie de los federales. En En l. a. sangre (1887), los angeles imagen de los angeles homosexualidad aparece asociada al niño perverso y delincuente. En los angeles bolsa (1891), los angeles fi gura del judío enfermizo, afeminado y gay representa el peligro para el desarrollo del proyecto nacional. Sin embargo estas imágenes conviven, en el siglo XIX, con l. a. celebración del mundo de los maricones, las orgías de indios y las amistades intensas entre gauchos. Del mismo modo, el siglo XX encontrará tan pronto imágenes despectivas como amores sexuales entre guapos, peronistas y cabecitas negras. Desde l. a. construcción del personaje gay en el discurso literario del siglo XIX hasta las imágenes más celebratorias del amor entre muchachos hacia fi nes del siglo XX, este libro se presenta como pionero en el intento de sistematizar una historia de l. a. literatura homosexual en Argentina. Recuperando l. a. tradición de los angeles literatura como forma de militancia, propone l. a. creación de una tradición homosexual que permita luchar contra otros discursos, hegemónicos y negativizadores, ponga en cuestión los angeles heteronormatividad y l. a. dominación masculina y contribuya a los angeles lucha por l. a. expansión de los derechos civiles.

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After Sex?: On Writing since Queer Theory (Series Q) by Jonathan Goldberg,Michael Moon,Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,Janet

By Jonathan Goldberg,Michael Moon,Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick,Janet Halley,Andrew Parker

Since queer conception originated within the early Nineties, its insights and modes of study were taken up via students around the humanities and social sciences. In After Sex? trendy individuals to the advance of queer reports supply own reflections at the field’s historical past, accomplishments, capability, and obstacles. they give thought to the aim of queer thought and the level to which it really is or isn't really outlined via its engagement with intercourse and sexuality. for plenty of of the members, a vast inspiration of sexuality is vital to queer proposal. even as, a few of them warning opposed to developing an all-embracing concept of queerness, since it empties the time period “queer” of which means and assumes the universality of rules constructed within the North American academy. a few essays bear in mind the political urgency of the past due Eighties and early Nineteen Nineties, whilst homosexual and lesbian activist and queer idea initiatives converged in keeping with the AIDS challenge. different items exemplify newer traits in queer critique, together with the flip to impact and the debates surrounding the “antisocial thesis,” which affiliates queerness with the repudiation of heteronormative different types of belonging. members talk about queer theory’s engagement with questions of transnationality and globalization, temporality and old periodization. Meditating at the prior and current of queer reports, After Sex? illuminates its future.

Contributors. Lauren Berlant, Leo Bersani, Michael Cobb, Ann Cvetkovich, Lee Edelman, Richard Thompson Ford, Carla Freccero, Elizabeth Freeman, Jonathan Goldberg, Janet Halley, Neville Hoad, Joseph Litvak, Heather Love, Michael Lucey, Michael Moon, José Esteban Muñoz, Jeff Nunokawa, Andrew Parker, Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Richard Rambuss, Erica Rand, Bethany Schneider, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, Kate Thomas

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Leo Bersani: Queer Theory and Beyond by Mikko Tuhkanen

By Mikko Tuhkanen

Examines the significance of Leo Bersani’s paintings for queer conception, psychoanalysis, literary feedback and conception, cultural reports, and picture studies.

For greater than fifty years, Leo Bersani’s writing has encouraged and challenged students within the fields of literary feedback and thought, cultural reviews, queer idea, psychoanalysis, and picture and visible stories. this can be the 1st book-length assortment in this very important writer. The book’s huge creation outlines intimately Bersani’s oeuvre, rather its position in queer proposal and his complex relationships with the fields of queer idea and psychoanalysis. the following contributions by means of striking students in a variety of fields display the richness and open-endedness of his paintings. The booklet concludes with a brand new interview with Bersani.

Leo Bersani is stuffed with erudite, superbly written, provocative essays that make abundantly transparent not just the trajectory and significance of Bersani’s paintings, however the many rules that paintings enables.” — Elizabeth Freeman, writer of Time Binds: Queer Temporalities, Queer Histories

“These stellar essays supply up very important and unsettling insights into considered one of our so much fearless thinkers. because of this collection’s wide engagements along with his physique of information, students are actually in a position to process Leo Bersani’s prose—in all of its shattering beauty—in a blinding new light.” — Scott Herring, writer of Another kingdom: Queer Anti-Urbanism

Mikko Tuhkanen is affiliate Professor of English and Africana experiences at Texas A&M collage. he's the writer of The American Optic: Psychoanalysis, serious Race idea, and Richard Wright and the coeditor (with E. L. McCallum) of Queer instances, Queer Becomings, either additionally released through SUNY Press.

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