Gay & Lesbian Studies Products

  • Postcolonial Lesbian Identities in Singapore

    Re-thinking global sexualities

    By Shawna Tang

    Taking lesbians in Singapore as a case study, this book explores the possibility of a modern gay identity in a postcolonial society, that is not dependent on Western queer norms. It looks at the core question of how this identity can be reconciled with local culture and how it relates to global…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series

  • Creating Safe Environments for LGBT Students

    A Catholic Schools Perspective

    Make sure your Catholic school's LGBT students are getting the support they need Creating Safe Environments for LGBT Students is a comprehensive training guidebook for educators who are committed to diversity and the full inclusion of LGBT students in every aspect of the Catholic high school…

    Hardback – 2016-08-17

  • Being a Man

    Negotiating Ancient Constructs of Masculinity

    Edited by Ilona Zsolnay

    Being a Man is a formative work which reveals the myriad and complex negotiations for constructions of masculine identities in the greater ancient Near East and beyond. Through a juxtaposition of studies into Neo-Assyrian artistic representations and omens, biblical hymns and narrative, Hittite,…

    Hardback – 2016-08-15
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • LGBTQ Voices in Education

    Changing the Culture of Schooling

    Edited by Veronica E. Bloomfield, Marni E. Fisher

    LGBTQ Voices in Education: Changing the Culture of Schooling addresses the ways in which teachers can meet the needs of LGBTQ students and improve the culture surrounding gender, sexuality, and identity issues in formal learning environments. Written by experts from a variety of backgrounds…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21

  • Language and Masculinities

    Performances, Intersections, Dislocations

    Edited by Tommaso M. Milani

    This volume showcases cutting-edge research in the linguistic and discursive study of masculinities, comprising the first significant edited collection on language and masculinities since Johnson and Meinhof’s 1997 volume. Overall, the chapters are linked together by a critical analytical…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • Mainstream AIDS Theatre, the Media, and Gay Civil Rights

    Making the Radical Palatable

    By Jacob Juntunen

    This book  demonstrates the political potential of mainstream theatre in the US at the end of the twentieth century, tracing ideological change over time in the reception of US mainstream plays taking HIV/AIDS as their topic from 1985 to 2000. This is the first study to combine the topics of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-08
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Queer Representation, Visibility, and Race in American Film and Television

    Screening the Closet

    By Melanie Kohnen

    This book traces the uneven history of queer media visibility through crucial turning points including the Hollywood Production Code era, the AIDS crisis of the 1980s, the so-called explosion of gay visibility on television during the1990s, and the re-imagination of queer representations on TV…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • A Queer Capital

    A History of Gay Life in Washington D.C.

    By Genny Beemyn

    Rooted in extensive archival research and personal interviews, A Queer Capital is the first history of LGBT life in the nation’s capital. Revealing a vibrant past that dates back more than 125 years, the book explores how lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals established spaces of their own before and…

    Paperback – 2014-07-07

  • Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold

    The History of a Lesbian Community, 2nd Edition

    By Elizabeth Lapovsky Kennedy, Madeline D. Davis

    Boots of Leather, Slippers of Gold traces the evolution of the lesbian community in Buffalo, New York from the mid-1930s up to the early 1960s. Drawing upon the oral histories of 45 women, it is the first comprehensive history of a working-class lesbian community. These poignant and complex stories…

    Paperback – 2014-05-27

  • Homosexuality, Law and Resistance

    By Derek McGhee

    This book explores contemporary social theory and developments in the study of sexuality through the analysis of law and its practices. Each chapter explores the power of discourse in law in relation to homosexualities, while simultaneously examining how homosexuals resist and disrupt these legal…

    Paperback – 2014-04-10
    Routledge Research in Gender and Society

  • Baby, You are My Religion

    Women, Gay Bars, and Theology Before Stonewall

    By Marie Cartier

    Baby, You Are My Religion argues that American butch-femme bar culture of the mid-20th Century should be interpreted as a sacred space for its community. Before Stonewall—when homosexuals were still deemed mentally ill—these bars were the only place where many could have any community at all. Baby,…

    Paperback – 2013-11-29
    Gender, Theology and Spirituality

  • Queer Sinophone Cultures

    Edited by Howard Chiang, Ari Larissa Heinrich

    The Sinophone framework emphasises the diversity of Chinese-speaking communities and cultures, and seeks to move beyond a binary model of China and the West. Indeed, this strikingly resembles attempts within the queer studies movement to challenge the dimorphisms of sex and gender. Bringing…

    Hardback – 2013-11-25
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

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