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Trans Exploits: Trans of Color Cultures and Technologies in Movement

In Trans Exploits Jian Neo Chen explores the cultural practices created by trans and gender-nonconforming artists and activists of color. They argue for a radical rethinking of the policies and technologies of racial gendering and assimilative social programming that have divided LGBT communities and communities of color along the lines of gender, sexuality, class, immigration…

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Queering the Countryside: New Frontiers in Rural Queer Studies

Rural queer experience is often hidden or ignored, and presumed to be alienating, lacking, and incomplete without connections to a gay culture that exists in an urban elsewhere. Queering the Countryside offers the first comprehensive look at queer desires found in rural America from a genuinely multi-disciplinary perspective. This collection of original essays confronts the…

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The Third Gender and Ælfric’s Lives of Saint

In The Third Gender, McDaniel addresses the idea of the “”third gender”” in early hagiography and Latin treatises on virginity and then examines lfric’s treatment of gender in his translations of Latin monastic Lives for his non-monastic audiences. She first investigates patristic ideas about a “”third gender”” by describing this concept within the theoretical frameworks…