Essays in lesbian and gay studies



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Statementguest edited by Cheryl Kader and Thomas Piontek.
SeriesDiscourse -- 15.1
ContributionsKader, Cheryl., Piontek, Thomas.
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Open LibraryOL14245498M

  LESBIAN New Lesbian Studies by Bonnie Zimmerman and Toni McNaron “Forty essays arranged in six parts explore the history of lesbian studies as well as its current impact on conceptions of identity and community, teaching, academic disciplines, university practices, and the development of feminist and queer : Christina Orlando. Queer studies, sexual diversity studies, or LGBT studies is the study of issues relating to sexual orientation and gender identity usually focusing on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender dysphoria, asexual, queer, questioning, intersex people and cultures.. Originally centered on LGBT history and literary theory, the field has expanded to include the academic study of issues raised in. The essays in this volume move beyond feminist debates and distinctions between a “good” erotica and a “bad” hard core. Contributors examine varieties of pornography from the tradition of the soft-core pin-up through the contemporary hard-core tradition of straight, gay, and lesbian videos and dvds to the burgeoning phenomenon of. Gay and lesbian studies is a multidisciplinary major that will give you a strong body of knowledge in gay and lesbian history and culture. The gay and lesbian community—often called the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) community—has faced many challenges over the years and still faces many challenges today.

A Study on Gay Parenting Essay Words | 5 Pages. a sensitive subject in society for a long time, and in recent years, it has sparked both support and controversy in areas such as legalizing gay and lesbian marriage and various other matters that have arisen surrounding the movement towards equality of treatment and integration into society. The Origins of Lesbian and Gay Studies at Yale, Yale has played a leading role in the development of LGBT and queer studies for more than thirty years. In , the Yale medievalist John Boswell published Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the. BA (Hons.), University of Adelaide, Australia. MA, MPhil, PhD, Columbia University. Special interest in lesbian/gay/queer studies, 20th-century British and American literature, contemporary feminisms, and literatures of the city; author of Are Girls Necessary?:Lesbian Writing and Modern Histories, Metropolitan Lovers: The Homosexuality of Cities, and numerous essays; editor of Diana: A Strange. Bringing together forty-two groundbreaking essays--many of them already classics--The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader provides a much-needed introduction to the contemporary state of lesbian/gay studies, extensively illustrating the range, scope.

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`The Handbook of Gay and Lesbian Studies, assembled by two leading theorists of sexuality, makes available more than two dozen new cutting-edge essays in gay studies. Essential for social science scholars and students of gay/queer studies′ - David F.

Greenberg, Professor of 4/4(1). Featuring essays by such prominent scholars as Judith Butler, John D'Emilio, Kobena Mercer, Adrienne Rich, Gayle Rubin, and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, The 4/5(1). A major new publication in lesbian and gay studies, this accessible textbook comprises newly-commissioned essays from a rich cross-section of international book's twenty-five chapters are organized according to the key debates in the field and are envisaged both as introductory overviews and critical reflections of each field.

Out in Culture charts some of the ways in which lesbians, gays, and queers have understood and negotiated the pleasures and affirmations, as well as the disappointments, of mass culture.

The essays collected here, combining critical and theoretical works from a cross-section of academics, journalists, and artists, demonstrate a rich variety of gay and lesbian approaches to film, television 5/5(1).

The essays within this volume are designed to raise debate concerning how lesbian and gay studies has contributed to and changed the identity of traditional disciplines, and shaped new areas of study such as the body, performativity and sexual politics.

Andy Medhurst, Sally Munt Snippet view - Lesbian and Gay Studies. Gay and Lesbian Studies is by nature cross-disciplinary, covering a wide range of intellectual bases: literature, history, religion, psychology, sociology, philosophy, anthropology, medicine, law, fine arts, and others.

Resources in this subject area may be found in nearly every division of the Research Libraries. This guide offers multiple trajectories into this richly varied field. `This book is unique in lesbian and gay studies.

From politics to health, cyber-queers to queer families, the review essays in this volume cover all the important bases of GLB history and politics. The Introduction is a simple and accessible overview of. Featuring essays by such prominent scholars as Judith Butler, John D'Emilio, Kobena Mercer, Adrienne Rich, Gayle Rubin, and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader explores a multitude of sexual, ethnic, racial, and socio-economic experiences.

In the last two decades, lesbian and gay studies have transformed literary studies and developed into a vital and influential area for students and scholars. This Companion introduces readers to the range of debates that inform studies of works by lesbian and gay writers and of literary representations of same-sex desire and queer identities.

Foreign studies. On the book overview of Lesbian, Gay and bisexual identities and youth by Anthony R. O’Angelli, Charlotte Patterson explore the psychological dimentions of lesbian, gay and bisexual identities from puberty to adulthood. The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader is the biggest and most comprehensive multi-disciplinary anthology of critical work in lesbian/gay studies.

Bringing together forty-two groundbreaking essays this collection provides a much-needed introduction to the contemporary state of lesbian/gay studies, extensively illustrating the range, scope /5(6). The gay and lesbian studies of the s, then, were something of a “second wave” like second-wave feminism.

Also like women’s studies, gay and lesbian studies became possible only because of the larger social climate of change characterized by the so-called new social movements of the s. Featuring essays by such prominent scholars as Judith Butler, John D'Emilio, Kobena Mercer, Adrienne Rich, Gayle Rubin, and Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader explores a multitude of sexual, ethnic, racial, and socio-economic experiences/5().

Synopsis The 25 chapters in this book are organized according to the key debates in the field of lesbian and gay studies, and are envisaged both as introductory overviews and critical reflections of these issues. The essays within this volume are designed to raise debate concerning how lesbian Format: Paperback.

Chapter Fashionably Queer: Lesbian and Gay Cultural Studies; Chapter Crossing Borders – a Debate on the Perspectives of Women's Studies and Gay and Lesbian Studies; Chapter Fighting the Epidemic: Social AIDS Studies; Chapter Conclusion: Gay and Lesbian Studies at the Crossroads; View all chapters View fewer chapters.

This comprehensive reader brings a social science perspective to an area hitherto dominated by the humanities. Through it, students will be able to follow the story of how sociology has come to engage with gay and lesbian issues from the s to the present, from the earliest research on the underground worlds of gay men to the emergence of queer theory in the s/5(8).

I’ve co-edited (with G. Winston James) Spirited: Affirming the Soul and Black Gay/Lesbian Identity, essays by black gay men and lesbians on religion and spirituality.

APA POLICY STATEMENTS on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Concerns 3 3 Discrimination Against Homosexuals 4 4 Child Custody or Placement 5 5 Employment Rights of Gay Teachers 6 6 Hate Crimes 7 7 Use of Diagnoses “Homosexuality”and “Ego-Dystonic Homosexuality” 8 8 Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Youths in the SchoolsFile Size: KB.

Gender studies and queer theory explore issues of sexuality, power, and marginalized populations (woman as other) in literature and culture. Much of the work in gender studies and queer theory, while influenced by feminist criticism, emerges from post-structural interest in fragmented, de-centered knowledge building (Nietzsche, Derrida.

A notable feature is "The GLQ Archive," a special section featuring previously unpublished or unavailable primary materials that may serve as sources for future work in lesbian and gay studies. GLQ has expanded to include Lesbian and Gay Studies Newsletter book reviews and calls for papers, and members of the GL/Q Caucus for the Modern.

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Gay and lesbian literary criticism which has stem off of their respective studies look at images of sexuality, and ideas of normative and deviant behavior, in a number of ways which often involves tedious takes of finding gay or lesbian authors whose sexuality has been unpublished in texts or kept hidden by history; by rendering texts to.

Lesbian fiction can be hit or miss, something I learned quickly while running a lesbian book club in We slogged through many books full of Author: Jessica Oak. Gay & Lesbian Studies / Aids The History of Homosexuality A 5 page paper that provides a very selective look at essays presented in Duberman's (et al, Eds.) work Hidden from History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past.

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Out in Culture: Gay, Lesbian and Queer Essays on Popular and artists, demonstrate a rich variety of gay and lesbian approaches to film, television, popular music, and fashion.

This wide-ranging anthology is the first to juxtapose pioneering work in gay and lesbian media criticism with recent essays in contemporary queer cultural studies.

Both the Rich and Lorde essays are reprinted in The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader (Routledge, ). A colleague of mine has enormous success in her class with a short, powerful excerpt from Armistead Maupin’s More Tales of the City (Harper, ), a letter in which Michael Tolliver, the gay hero of the series, comes out to his parents ().

The editors of The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader have made an important contribution to the rapidly growing field of lesbian/gay studies with their compilation of forty-two influential readings cut across many disciplines, including philosophy, history, African American studies, and sociology.

They illustrate how wide the spectrum of discussion is and illustrate that the topic is.Part of a series which looks at contemporary criticism on neglected literary and cultural areas, this book examines the conventional academic view of lesbian/gay writing and has essays on lesbian writers as well as a section on gay men's writing.

All the critical essays are by lesbians or gay men.later gay writing and theory. The main aim of Lesbian/gay studies is to establish the analytic centrality of sex and sexuality in several fields.

Lesbian/gay studies focus on the cultural construction, diffusion and vicissitudes of several meanings.

It struggles for sexual liberty and.