Love and Money: Queers, Class, and Cultural Production by Lisa Henderson

By Lisa Henderson

Love and Money argues that we can’t comprehend modern queer cultures with no searching through the lens of social classification. Resisting previous divisions among tradition and financial system, identification and privilege, left and queer, attractiveness and redistribution, Love and cash offers supple techniques to taking pictures category event and sophistication shape in and round queerness.
Contrary to general dismissals, now not each queer tv or motion picture personality is like Will Truman on Will and Grace—rich, white, fit, expert, indifferent from politics, group, and intercourse. via ethnographic encounters with readers and cultural manufacturers and such texts as Boys Don’t Cry, Brokeback Mountain, By Hook or by way of Crook, and marriage ceremony bulletins within the New York Times, Love and funds sees either queerness and sophistication throughout a number idioms and practices in daily life. How, it asks, do readers of Dorothy Allison’s novels use her paintings to discover a queer type voice? How do gender and race dealer queer classification delusion? How do self sufficient filmmakers pass backward and forward among and queer sectors, altering either locations as they cross and difficult queer principles approximately undesirable trade and undesirable taste?
With a watch to the nuances and harms of sophistication distinction in queerness and a desire to use tradition to forge queer and sophistication affinities, Love and Money returns type and its politics to the learn of queer lifestyles.

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