Download Tendencies (Series Q) by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick PDF

By Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

Tendencies brings jointly for the 1st time the essays that experience made Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick "the soft-spoken queen of homosexual experiences" (Rolling Stone). Combining poetry, wit, polemic, and wonderful scholarship with memorial and autobiography, those essays have set new criteria of ardour and truthfulness for present theoretical writing.
The essays variety from Diderot, Oscar Wilde, and Henry James to queer children and twelve-step courses; from "Jane Austen and the Masturbating lady" to a functionality piece on Divine written with Michael Moon; from political correctness and the poetics of spanking to the adventure of breast melanoma in an international ravaged and reshaped through AIDS. What unites Tendencies is a imaginative and prescient of a brand new queer politics and proposal that, besides the fact that difficult and hazardous, can be purpose, inclusive, writerly, actual, and occasionally giddily fun.

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Download Queer America: A GLBT History of the 20th Century by Vicki L. Eaklor PDF

By Vicki L. Eaklor

Perhaps no subject this present day is politically extra divisive than homosexuality, fairly whilst it truly is coupled with the deeply rooted proposal of civil rights. This paintings makes a speciality of 20th/21st- century U. S. heritage because it relates to GLBT background. significant concerns and occasions reminiscent of the Stonewall insurrection, do not Ask, do not inform within the army, same-sex marriage, homosexual rights, homosexual delight, organisations and alliances, AIDS, and criminal battles and lawsuits are mentioned. additionally incorporated are sidebars highlighting significant debates, criminal landmarks and key members. A timeline and extra interpreting sections concluding each one bankruptcy in addition to a whole bibliography and black and white pictures increase the text.

In those starting years of the twenty first century within the usa, might be no subject is extra divisive than homosexuality, rather whilst it truly is coupled with the deeply rooted thought of civil rights. The same-sex marriage debate, for instance, is yet a part of a bigger dialogue over concerns the most important to American lifestyles, reminiscent of the function of legislations within the lives of people, relationships between legislations, economics, and morality, and the values idea to differentiate and outline us. GLBT heritage is not only the fight for rights, it truly is humans easily dwelling their lives the simplest they knew how whatever the phrases they or others use for them. This paintings specializes in U. S. heritage and, inside that, the 20 th century, quite as the overwhelming majority of labor in GLBT background has been in this position and time. significant concerns and occasions equivalent to the Stonewall revolt, do not Ask, do not inform within the army, same-sex marriage, homosexual rights, homosexual satisfaction, organisations and alliances, AIDS, and criminal battles and proceedings are discussed.

Included during this reference paintings are sidebars highlighting significant debates, criminal landmarks and key participants. A timeline and additional analyzing sections concluding each one bankruptcy in addition to a whole bibliography and black and white photos improve the text.

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Download Philosophy And Homosexuality (Journal of Homosexuality) by Noretta Koertge PDF

By Noretta Koertge

For a balanced dialogue of the most social, clinical, and philosophical points of homosexuality, this is definitely the right booklet. Written by means of philosophers of technology, every one finished bankruptcy takes a severe examine examine at the etiology of homosexuality. learn Philosophy and Homosexuality and look at the proof for either the sociobiological and hormonal factors of homosexuality and examine the definitions of sexual orientation and the way they've got affected research.

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Download Queer Sexualities in Early Film: Cinema and Male-Male by Shane Brown PDF

By Shane Brown

because the book of Vito Russo’s seminal learn The Celluloid Closet in 1981, a lot has been written concerning the illustration of queer characters on monitor. previously, although, really little consciousness has been paid to how queer sexualities have been portrayed in motion pictures from the silent and early sound interval. by means of having a look intimately at a succession of recently-found movies and revisiting others, Shane Brown examines photos of male-male intimacy, blood brother relationships and romantic friendships in eu and American movies made ahead of 1934, together with diverse from the Others and All Quiet at the Western entrance. He locations those motion pictures inside of their socio-political and clinical context and sheds new gentle on how they have been meant to be seen and the way they have been really perceived. In doing so, Brown deals his readers a distinct perception right into a little recognized region of early cinema, queer stories and social history.

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Download Bisexuality: Identities, Politics, and Theories (Genders and by Surya Monro PDF

By Surya Monro

This ebook presents an available advent to bisexuality experiences, set in the context of latest social idea and learn. Drawing on interviews performed within the united kingdom and Colombia, it maps out the territory, offering a method of figuring out sexualities which are neither homosexual, nor lesbian, nor heterosexual.

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Download Queer Voices from Japan: First Person Narratives from by Mark McLelland,Katsuhiko Suganuma,James Welker,Donald Richie PDF

By Mark McLelland,Katsuhiko Suganuma,James Welker,Donald Richie

Queer Voices from Japan examines the big variety of queer voices in Japan, and the durability that those minority groups have loved in society. Mark McLelland, Katsuhiko Suganuma, and James Welker assemble old and modern narratives that give a contribution to the examine of sexual identities in Japan. those essays hint the evolution of queer voices in Japan with analyses of the presence of homosexuality within the eastern Imperial military, the improvement of Japan's first homosexual bars, and same-sex reports within the pre- and post-war sessions. This booklet bargains a number of views together with more than a few male-to-female and female-to-male transgender voices and reports. The vast scope of this quantity makes it a useful textual content for figuring out the improvement of jap intercourse and gender different types within the 20th century. Queer Voices from Japan is a compelling learn that would entice these attracted to Asian experiences and human sexuality.

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Download Entre mulheres: Depoimentos homoafetivos (Portuguese by Edith Modesto PDF

By Edith Modesto

Este livro traz depoimentos de mulheres lésbicas e bissexuais de várias idades, profissões e sessions sociais. Os temas são variados: relações familiares, juventude, religião, trabalho e preconceito. Trata-se do relato vivo da experiência de cada uma dessas mulheres, que deixaram todo o conforto emocional do mundo convencional para viver a dura vida de homossexual em um país tipicamente machista.

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Download Constance Maynard's Passions: Religion, Sexuality, and an by Pauline A. Phipps PDF

By Pauline A. Phipps

Successful yet self-tormented, English academic pioneer Constance Maynard (1849–1935) was once a deeply spiritual evangelical Christian whose own atonement theology demanded that one withstand carnal emotions to accomplish own salvation. because the founding father of Westfield university on the collage of London, Maynard championed women’s entry to a college schooling. because the college’s first crucial, she additionally engaged in a string of passionate relationships with collage girls during which she imagined love as God’s reward in addition to a attempt of her faith.

Using Maynard’s broad own papers, specifically her diaries and autobiography, Pauline A. Phipps examines how the language of her religion provided Maynard the ability with which to carve out an autonomous profession and to forge a different same-sex sexual self-consciousness in an period whilst middle-class girls have been anticipated to be subservient to males and restrained to the house. Constance Maynard’s Passions is the attention-grabbing account of a existence which confounds the standard different types of religion, gender, and sexuality.

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Download Feminism is Queer: The Intimate Connection between Queer and by Mimi Marinucci PDF

By Mimi Marinucci

Feminism is Queer is an advent to the in detail similar disciplines of gender and queer idea. Guiding the reader via complicated thought, Mimi Marinucci develops the unique place of queer feminism, which provides queer conception as non-stop with feminist thought. whereas there were major conceptual tensions among second-wave feminism and standard lesbian and homosexual reports, queer conception deals a paradigm for knowing gender, intercourse, and sexuality that develops cohesion among these attracted to feminist concept and people pursuing lesbian and homosexual rights. an important advisor to someone with an curiosity in gender or sexuality, this obtainable and complete textbook conscientiously explains nuanced theoretical terminology and offers wide recommended additional interpreting to allow a whole and thorough figuring out of either disciplines.

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