Tag: Out in the Country

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

ASA Sociology of Sexuality Award(s!)

There are co-winners of the Distinguished Book Award from the Sociology of Sexualities Section of the American Sociological Association – and NYU Press published both of them! Out in the… READ MORE

Hate Crime Laws and New Identities

by Mary Gray The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Hate Crimes Prevention Act will move from the United States’ legislative branch to its executive west wing today (Thursday October 22,… READ MORE

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

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