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Reclaiming Our Space: How Black Feminists Are Changing the World from the Tweets to the Streets

In Reclaiming Our Space, social worker, activist, and cultural commentator Feminista Jones explores how Black women are changing culture, society, and the landscape of feminism by building digital communities and using social media as powerful platforms. As Jones reveals, some of the best-loved devices of our shared social media language are a result of Black…

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The Cambridge Companion to Queer Studies (Cambridge Companions to Literature)

This Companion provides a guide to queer inquiry in literary and cultural studies. The essays represent new and emerging areas, including transgender studies, indigenous studies, disability studies, queer of color critique, performance studies, and studies of digital culture. Rather than being organized around a set of literary texts defined by a particular theme, literary movement,…

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Toward Community Beyond Gender Binaries: Gregory of Nyssa’s Transgendering as Part of his Transformative Eschatology

In this article Nausner explores the concept of gender transcendence which he rephrases in terms of transgendering in the theology of Gregory of Nyssa. Nausner argues that such destabilizing of gender was not confined to the sacraments but present throughout the Christian life in Gregory’s thought. Gregory is presented as prefiguring the project of queer…

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Finding Masculinity: Female to Male Transition in Adulthood

“Living out something you’ve spent countless hours daydreaming about and wondering about is an experience that isn’t easily put into words.” – Will Krisanda Finding Masculinity is a collection of stories from a small cross section of the transgender male community that shares insight into the diversity of life experiences of transgender men, beyond the…

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Gender Euphoria: Stories of joy from trans, non-binary and intersex writers

GENDER EUPHORIA: a powerful feeling of happiness experienced as a result of moving away from one’s birth-assigned gender. So often the stories shared by trans people about their transition centre on gender dysphoria: a feeling of deep discomfort with their birth-assigned gender, and a powerful catalyst for coming out or transitioning. But for many non-cisgender…

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Queer Youth Cultures

Engaging a wide range of cultural practices, including zine-making, drag performance, online chatting, music, gay porn, and organizing resistance, the essays in Susan Driver’s Queer Youth Cultures explore the creative, political, energetic, and artistic worlds of contemporary queer youth. The research in this collection bridges the perspectives of academics and queer youth, and the voices…

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Steel Closets Voices of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Steelworkers

Even as substantial legal and social victories are being celebrated within the gay rights movement, much of working-class America still exists outside the current narratives of gay liberation. In Steel Closets, Anne Balay draws on oral history interviews with forty gay, lesbian, and transgender steelworkers, mostly living in northwestern Indiana, to give voice to this…

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“All of Us Are Unapprehended Felons”: Gay Liberation, the Black Panther Party, and Intercommunal Efforts Against Police Brutality in the Bay Area Get access Arrow

This article shows how the path of the gay liberation movement in the Bay Area was shaped by its relationship to the Black Panther Party (BPP). Previous scholarship has made frequent but brief mention of the connections between the two. However, the Black Panther Party had a greater depth of contact with and longer lasting…