Of Queers and Cowboys

September 11, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Bitch Magazine put up a blog entry about one author’s reaction to Mary Gray’s Out in the Country: The book resonated with me deeply, as Gray (herself a former queer rural youth) explains how the

The Basketball Lie

August 13, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Check out SLAM Magazine’s excellent review of Living Through the Hoop: High School Basketball, Race, and the American Dream by Reuben A. Buford May. For many black teenagers, the perception of choices for identity in

An Introduction to QueerCountry.org

July 24, 2009 nyupressblog 0

An introduction to Queer Country, the blog counterpart to Out in the Country: Youth, Media, and Queer Visibility in Rural America by Mary L. Gray. What this site is about? This site is (hopefully) not

Salon.com Gets Serious about Babysitting

July 22, 2009 nyupressblog 0

Salon.com has a great interview with Babysitter author Miriam Forman-Brunell. It covers all aspects of the babysitting spectrum, from history.. Has there ever been a golden age of baby sitting? There really never has. Many

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