Feminism Is Queer: The Intimate Connection between Queer and Feminist Theory - Expanded Edition

In the years when you consider that Feminism Is Queer used to be first released in 2010, feminist and LGBTQ activism has elevated and developed at an enormous price. With the present 3rd wave of feminism and homosexual rights concerns progressively dominating mainstream media, Mimi Marinucci’s leading edge suggestion of queer feminism that unites usual allies, queer and feminist thought, is extra very important than ever before.
 
This up to date and increased version explores with the relevancy of queer feminism to a brand new new release of feminist activists and gives the way to either comprehend gender, intercourse, and sexuality whereas fostering unity among allies for women’s and LGBTQ rights. Bringing this complete advent to gender and queer thought brand new are examinations of the newest advancements in feminism and queer thought, together with new kinds of either feminism and antifeminism constructing out of on-line groups, in addition to the becoming importance of transgender reports in mainstream media. a necessary consultant for anyone with an curiosity in gender or sexuality, this re-creation may be critical to these eager to remain present at the important position that those intersecting disciplines play in modern LGBTQ and feminist movements.

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Becoming a Man: Half a Life Story (Perennial Classics)

By Paul Monette

A baby of the Nineteen Fifties from a small New England city, "perfect Paul" earns directly A's and shines in social and literary ambitions, all of the whereas conserving a secret—from himself and the remainder of the area. suffering to be, or at the very least to mimic, a directly guy, via Ivy League halls of privilege and bohemian travels in a foreign country, loveless intimacy and unrequited ardour, Paul Monette was once haunted, and eventually stored, through a dream of "the factor i would by no means even noticeable: males in love and laughing."

Searingly sincere, witty, and humane, changing into a guy is the definitive coming-out tale within the vintage coming-of-age genre.

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Andy Squared

By Jennifer Lavoie

Seventeen-year-old twins, Andrew and Andrea Morris, have continuously been shut. They percentage everything—from their buddies to a room—and they either take pleasure in megastar positions on their excessive school’s football groups. All’s correct with the twins...or is it?

When new pupil Ryder Coltrane strikes from Texas to their small big apple city, he spins Andrew’s global the wrong way up. All of Andrew’s prior courting issues start to make experience and his precise emotions begin to click on into position after Ryder comes out to him. His friendship with Ryder turns secretively romantic, yet secrets and techniques, they quickly discover, are not easy to maintain. as soon as rumors begin to fly, so-called neighbors activate them, and the lads’ dating becomes a bomb approximately to blow up. yet Andrew by no means anticipated it'd be his personal dual, Andrea, maintaining a lighter to ignite it.

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Religion, Gender and Sexuality in Everyday Life

Exploring the intersection among faith, gender and sexuality in the context of way of life, this quantity examines contested identities, reviews, our bodies and needs at the person and collective degrees. With wealthy case reports from the united kingdom, united states, Europe, and Asia, faith, Gender and Sexuality in way of life sheds mild at the demeanour during which contributors acceptable, negotiate, transgress, invert and problem the norms and types of assorted religions in relation to gender and sexuality, and vice versa. Drawing on attention-grabbing examine from world wide, this e-book charts crucial good points of the complexities inquisitive about way of life, interpreting the messiness, limits, adjustments and chances that happen while subjectivities, spiritual and cultural traditions, and politics meet in the neighborhood in addition to transnational contexts. As such, it will likely be of curiosity to students of sociology, anthropology, geography and cultural stories interpreting questions of faith and spirituality, gender and sexuality, and person and collective identities in modern society.

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Sexy Bodies: The Strange Carnalities of Feminism

By Elizabeth Grosz

Are our bodies attractive? How? In what different types of methods? Sexy Bodies investigates the construction of sexual our bodies and sexual practices, of sexualities that are dyke, bi, transracial, or even hetero. It celebrates lesbian and queer sexualities but in addition explores what runs beneath and inside all sexualities, getting to know what's essentially bizarre and weird approximately all our bodies, all carnalities.

taking a look at a enjoyable number of cultural types and texts, the individuals think about the actual charms of ladies and horses, from National Velvet to Marnie; talk about figures of the lesbian physique from vampires to tribades to tomboys; discover 'virtual' lesbians within the fiction of Jeanette Winterson; song hope within the track of mythical Blues singers; and examine the ever-scrutinised and celebrated physique of Elizabeth Taylor. the gathering comprises very important items of fiction by means of Mary Fallon and Nicole Brossard.

Sexy Bodies makes new connections among and among our bodies, cruising the borders of the obscene, the gratifying, the fascinating and the hitherto unstated rethinking sexuality anew as deeply and surprisingly attractive.

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Cities and Sexualities (Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City)

By Phil Hubbard

From the hotspots of business intercourse via to the suburbia of twitching curtains, city existence and sexualities seem inseparable. towns are the resource of our so much conventional photographs of sexual perform, and are the areas the place new understandings of sexuality take form. In an period of world company and tourism, towns also are the hubs round which an international intercourse alternate is organised and the place digital intercourse content material is obsessively produced and consumed.

Detailing the relationships among sexed our bodies, sexual subjectivities and different types of intimacy, Cities and Sexualities explores the position of the town in shaping our sexual lives. while, it describes how the activities of city governors, urban planners, the police and judiciary mix to supply towns during which a few sexual proclivities and tastes are normalised and others excluded. In so doing, it maps out the varied sexual landscapes of town - from areas of courtship, coupling and cohabitation via to websites of grownup leisure, prostitution, and pornography. contemplating either the normative geographies of heterosexuality and monogamy, in addition to city geographies of radical/queer intercourse, this publication offers a distinct point of view at the courting among intercourse and the city.

Cities and Sexualities deals a large review of the cutting-edge in geographies and sociologies of sexuality, in addition to an empirically-grounded account of the varieties of hope that animate the erotic city.  It describes the various sexual landscapes that characterise either the modern Western urban in addition to towns within the international South.  The ebook includes a wide selection of boxed case reports in addition to feedback for extra analyzing on the finish each one bankruptcy. it is going to entice undergraduate scholars learning Geography, city experiences, Gender experiences and Sociology.

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Melusine

By Sarah Monette

Mélusine-a urban of secrets and techniques and lies, excitement and soreness, magic and corruption. it really is right here that wizard Felix Harrowgate and cat-burglar Mildmay the Fox will locate their destinies intertwined in a global of sensuality and savagery.

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The Romanian: Story of an Obsession

By Bruce Benderson

Winner of the 2004 Prix de Flore—one of France's such a lot exceptional literary prizes—a wildly romantic, true-life love story

“History follows a path of sputtering hope, usually calling upon the delusions of fans to generate the sparks. If it weren’t for us, the area may be afflicted by a depressing loss of stories," writes Bruce Benderson during this brutally candid memoir.

“What astonishes and intrigues is Benderson’s manner of recounting, within the sweetest attainable voice, issues which are thought of shocking,” wrote Le Monde. What’s so stunning? It’s not only Benderson’s task translating Céline Dion’s saccharine autobiography, which he admits is riding him mad; yet his unrequited love for an impoverished Romanian in “cheap club-kid structures with buck indicators in his squinting eyes,” whom he meets whereas on a journalism project in japanese Europe.

instead of retreat, Benderson absorbs every thing he can approximately Romanian tradition and discovers an uncanny similarity among his personal obsession for the Romanian (named Romulus) and the disastrous love affair of King Carol II, the final king of Romania (1893-1953). all through, Benderson—“absolutely freed from bitterness, nastiness, or any wish to safeguard himself,” wrote Le Monde—is sustained by way of little white codeine capsules, a poetic self-awareness, a feeling of humor, and an unwavering trust within the excellent romance, whilst wild canines chase him down Romanian streets.

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What Color Is Your Hoodie?

In 13 candid and provocative essays, writer Jarrett Neal reviews at the prestige of black homosexual males within the new millennium, studying classism between black homosexual males, racism in the homosexual neighborhood, representations of the black male physique inside of homosexual pornography, and patriarchal threats to the survival of either black males and homosexual males. What colour Is Your Hoodie? employs the author's personal quest for visibility-through bodybuilding, inventive writing, and educating, between different pursuits-as the genesis for an insightful and important discussion that finally symbolizes the complete black homosexual community's fight for popularity and survival.

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Through the Valley of the Nest of Spiders

By Samuel R. Delany

Like his mythical Hogg, The Mad guy, and the million-seller Dhalgren, Samuel R. Delany’s significant new novel throughout the Valley of the Nest of Spiders—explicit, poetic, philosophical, and, convinced, shocking—propels readers right into a homosexual sexual tradition unknown to so much city homosexual women and men, a community of rural homosexual relations—with the twist that this one is supported by way of the homophile Kyle origin, begun within the early Nineteen Eighties via a black tycoon, Robert Kyle III, to enhance the lives of black homosexual males. In 2007, days earlier than his 17th birthday, Eric Jeffers’ stepfather brings him to reside along with his mom, who works as a waitress within the foundering vacationer city of Diamond Harbor at the Georgia coast. within the neighborhood truck cease restroom, on his first day, Eric meets nineteen-year-old Morgan Haskell, in addition to part a dozen different homosexual males who dwell and paintings within the zone. the lads develop into a pair, and for the following two decades hard work as rubbish males alongside the coast, sharing their lives and their enthusiasts, studying to barter a devoted open courting. For a decade they deal with a rural movie show that indicates pornographic motion pictures and encourages homosexual task one of the viewers. eventually, they develop into handymen for a burgeoning lesbian artwork colony on close by Gillead Island, as the USA strikes 20 years, 40 years, sixty years right into a destiny interesting, excellent, and—sometimes—terrifying.

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