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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jane Campbell; Theresa Carilli
|ISBN:||9780739180280 0739180282 9780739180297 0739180290 1498516106 9781498516105|
|Description:||ix, 200 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction / Jane Campbell and Theresa Carilli --
Part I. Queer images. Focus on the SpongeBob: the representational politics of James Dobson / Jason Zingsheim ; The complex relationship between (and within) the oppressed and the empowered: contradiction and LGBT portrayals on The L word / Jennifer A. Guthrie, Adrianne Kunkel and K. Nicole Hladky ; Family perfection: the queer family as perspective by incongruity on Will and Grace and Queer as folk / Rachel E. Silverman ; Revisiting Vito Russo's The celluloid closet / Jane Campbell and Theresa Carilli ; To Glee or not to Glee: exploring the empowering voice of the Glee movement / Lori Montalbano --
Part II. Performances of sexuality and gender. A pregnant pause, a transgender look: Thomas Beatie in the maternity pose / Kristin Norwood ; The rhetoric of sexual experimentation: a critical examination of Katy Perry's "I kissed a girl" / Brittani Hidahl and Richard D. Besel ; Queer male TV commentators: Kinjo-no-Obasan in advanced capitalism / Kimiko Akita --
Part III. Living in the margins. The construction of queer and the conferring of voice: empowering and disempowering portrayals of transgenderism on TransGeneration / K. Nicole Hladky ; "Born this way": biology and sexuality in Lady Gaga's pro-LGBT media / Shannon Weber ; First but (nearly) forgotten: why you know Milk but not Kozachenko / Bruce E. Drushel --
Part IV. Queer issues. "Is she a man? Is she a transvestite?": critiquing the coverage of intersex athletes / Rick Kenney and Kimiko Akita ; The commercial closet: how gay-specific media and the Imagery of "the closet" erases the LGBT community from the mainstream gaze / Kristin Comeforo ; "Should we stop believin"?: Glee and the culture of essentialist identity discourse / John Wolf and Valarie Schweisberger ; "The play's the thing": representations of heteronormative sexuality in a popular children's TV sitcom / Zoe Kenney.
|Responsibility:||edited by Jane Campbell and Theresa Carilli.|
Campbell and Carilli (both, Purdue University Calumet) have assembled a collection of accessible essays that interrogate contemporary LGBTQ texts, politics, and experiences. Contributions include