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Excessive Attachments: Twenty-First-Century Queer and Trans Video Art in the United States

This chapter provides an overview of the queer video artists who are working in the United States in the twenty-first-century and presenting their work primarily in gallery and museum contexts, either in traditional shows or performance/time-based interventions. Their work is divided into purposefully capacious and fluid categories: reimagining a queer/trans world, restaging the medium, and…

Art Critique Essay Humanities Nonfiction Theory

Queer Images: A History of Gay and Lesbian Film in America (Genre and Beyond: A Film Studies Series)

From Thomas Edison’s first cinematic experiments to contemporary Hollywood blockbusters, Queer Images chronicles the representation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer sexualities over one hundred years of American film. The most up-to-date and comprehensive book of its kind, it explores not only the ever-changing images of queer characters onscreen, but also the work of queer…

Art Children's Humanities Journal/Diary Nonfiction Reference/Guide/Manual Social Sciences

Teaching, Affirming, and Recognizing Trans and Gender Creative Youth: A Queer Literacy Framework (Queer Studies and Education)

Winner of the 2018 Outstanding Book by the Michigan Council Teachers of English Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2018 Winner of the 2017 AERA Division K (Teaching and Teacher Education) Exemplary Research Award This book draws upon a queer literacy framework to map out examples for teaching literacy across pre-K-12 schooling. To…

Art History Humanities Journal/Diary Nonfiction Poetry

Of Souls & Roles, Of Sex & Gender : A Treasury of Transsexual, Transgenderist & Transvestic Verse from 1967 to 1991

Anthology collection of trans verse poems from 1967-1991. “It was important to me to create this work because, through the medium of “feelings-in-words” – ranging from the silly to the sublime – I aspired to shed some light on the real lives of transsexual and transgender(ist) people and crossdressers as they were living them a…

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Serving fishy realness: representations of gender equity on RuPaul’s Drag Race

Critical theorists argue that a dialectical materialism exists between ideology and culture and the material conditions of society. The same can be said for the production of sexuality and gender on television. Representations of drag queens in mainstream media have appeared in Hollywood films such as Victor/Victoria, Paris is Burning and The Birdcage. This paper…

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The Lieutenant Nun Transgenderism, Lesbian Desire, and Catalina de Erauso

Catalina de Erauso (1592-1650) was a Basque noblewoman who, just before taking final vows to become a nun, escaped from the convent at San Sebastián, dressed as a man, and, in her own words, “went hither and thither, embarked, went into port, took to roving, slew, wounded, embezzled, and roamed about.” Her long service fighting…

Anthology Art Essay Humanities Journal/Diary Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

Transgender and Intersex: Theoretical, Practical, and Artistic Perspectives

This book takes both transgender and intersex positions into account and asks about commonalities and strategic alliances in terms of knowledge, theory, philosophy, art, and life experience. It strikes a balance between works on literature, film, photography, sports, law, and general theory, bringing together humanistic and social science approaches. Horlacher adopts a non-hierarchical perspective and…

Art Essay Humanities Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

Cultural Crossings: performing race and transgender in the work of moti roti

This essay investigates the possibilities offered for an exploration of racial and gendered identities as performed through the experimental art projects of the diasporic London-based artist-led group moti roti. Framed within the context of a Butlerian theory of the performative, moti roti’s 1995 installation/performance, Wigs of Wonderment is considered both in terms of Butler’s proposition…