Gay & Lesbian Studies Products

  • A Queer Capital

    A History of Gay Life in Washington D.C., 1st Edition

    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

    1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Play, Creativity, and Social Movements

    If I Can't Dance, It’s Not My Revolution, 1st Edition

    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

  • Subalternity and Difference

    Investigations from the North and the South, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

  • Transgender Migrations

    The Bodies, Borders, and Politics of Transition, 1st Edition

    Edited by Trystan Cotten

    Transgender Migrations brings together a top-notch collection of emerging and established scholars to examine the way that the term "migration" can be used not only to look at the way trans bodies migrate from one gender to the (an?) other, but the way that trans people migrate in the larger…

    Paperback – 2011-07-20
    Routledge
    New Directions in American History

  • Queer Political Performance and Protest

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Shepard

    From the birth of the Gay Liberation through the rise of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) in 1987, the global justice movement in 1994, the largest day of antiwar protest in world history in February 2003, the Republican National Convention protests in August 2004, and the massive…

    Paperback – 2011-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Queer Temporalities in Gay Male Representation

    Tragedy, Normativity, and Futurity, 1st Edition

    By Dustin Bradley Goltz

    Through the analysis of over seventy films and thirty television series, ranging from Shortbus, Sweet Home Alabama, and Poseidon to Noah’s Arc, Brothers & Sisters, and Dawson’s Creek, Goltz examines reoccurring narrative structures in popular media that perpetuate the extreme value placed upon…

    Paperback – 2011-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Homosexuality and Manliness in Postwar Japan

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan D. Mackintosh

    Japan’s first professionally produced, commercially marketed and nationally distributed gay lifestyle magazine, Barazoku (‘The Rose Tribes’), was launched in 1971. Publicly declaring the beauty and normality of homosexual desire, Barazoku electrified the male homosexual world whilst scandalising…

    Paperback – 2011-04-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by David A Gerstner

    The Routledge International Encyclopedia of Queer Culture covers gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer (GLBTQ) life and culture post-1945, with a strong international approach to the subject.The scope of the work is extremely comprehensive, with entries falling into the broad categories of…

    Paperback – 2011-04-08
    Routledge

2Series in Gay & Lesbian Studies

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