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  • 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 – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-12-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge

  • 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
    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
    Routledge
    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
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Play, Creativity, and Social Movements

    If I Can't Dance, It’s Not My Revolution

    By Benjamin Shepard

    As we play, we step away from stark reality to conjure up new possibilities for the present and our common future. Today, a new cohort of social activists are using it to create social change and reinvent democratic social relations. In contrast to work or routine, play must be free. To the extent…

    Paperback – 2013-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Sexual Diversity in Asia, c. 600 - 1950

    Edited by Raquel A.G. Reyes, William G. Clarence-Smith

    Non-reproductive sex practices in Asia have historically been a source of fascination, prurient or otherwise, for Westerners, who being either Catholic or Protestant, were often struck by what they perceived as the widespread promiscuity and licentiousness of native inhabitants. Graphic…

    Hardback – 2012-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Asia Series

  • Handbook of LGBT-Affirmative Couple and Family Therapy

    Edited by Jerry J. Bigner, Joseph L. Wetchler

    The editors and contributors of this comprehensive text provide a unique and important contribution to LGBT clinical literature. Spanning 30 chapters, they discuss the diverse and complex issues involved in LGBT couple and family therapy. In almost 15 years, this book provides the first in-depth…

    Hardback – 2012-04-05
    Routledge

  • Subalternity and Difference

    Investigations from the North and the South

    Edited by Gyanendra Pandey

    Focusing on the idea of difference as a marker of subalternity, this book looks at the ways in which ordinary citizens have sought to present and identify themselves in ways that defy the conventional categorisations of governments and historical experience. Inspired particularly by questions…

    Paperback – 2012-01-15
    Routledge
    Intersections: Colonial and Postcolonial Histories

  • Lesbianism, Cinema, Space

    The Sexual Life of Apartments

    By Lee Wallace

    In this cutting edge volume, Wallace identifies a unique trend in post-Production Code films that deal with lesbian content: stories of lesbianism invariably engage with an apartment setting, a spatial motif not typically associated with lesbian history or cultural representation. Through the…

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

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