Category: LGBT Studies

Economist forum on Gay Marriage

A thorough debate at The Economist on gay marriage includes a featured post from M. V. Lee Badget, author of When Gay People Get Married. Despite the evidence of social… READ MORE

The Anthropology of Girls Kissing Girls

Leila Rupp’s book, Sapphistries, has been getting an awful lot of attention online, even showing up at the livejournal of an “Evil Librarian.” But by far the biggest debate has… READ MORE

Constructing Queer Identity in Rural America

Henry Jenkins, author of Convergence Culture, interviews Mary L. Gray, author of Out in the Country, about the processes through which queer youth in the country construct and maintain their… READ MORE

Considering Gay Utopias

From Social Text Journal’s Periscope section: In this dossier, colleagues offer critical appreciations of long-standing Social Text collective member José Esteban Muñoz’s recent book, Cruising Utopia: The Then and There… READ MORE

Recent Reviews: Empire, Lesbians, Mold

The Bases of Empire: The Global Struggle against U.S. Military Posts, edited by Catherine Lutz, was featured in the Palestine Chronicle. They call it “a well crafted study and an… READ MORE

Ladies Love the San Francisco Chronicle

Check out for the Chronicle’s review of Sapphistries: A Global History of Love Between Women by Leila J. Rupp. In setting out to write a one-volume global history of… READ MORE