Category: American Studies

Of Queers and Cowboys

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… READ MORE

The Basketball Lie

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… READ MORE

An Introduction to QueerCountry.org

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?… READ MORE

Salon.com Gets Serious about Babysitting

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?… READ MORE