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  • Freedom to Differby Diane Helene Miller

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 26.00

    Many of us have grown up with the language of civil rights, yet rarely consider how the construction of civil rights claims affects those who are trying to attain them. Diane Miller examines arguments lesbians and gay men make for civil rights, revealing the ways these arguments are both progressive--in terms of helping to win court cases seeking... more...

  • The Explanation For Everythingby Paul Morrison

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 27.00

    "The claim 'I'm straight' is the psychosexual analogue of 'The check is in the mail': if you need to say it, your credit or creditability is already in doubt." So begins Paul Morrison's dazzling polemic, which takes as its point of departure Foucault's famous remark that sex is "the explanation for everything." Combining psychoanalytic, literary,... more...

  • Islamic Homosexualitiesby Will Roscoe; Stephen O. Murray

    NYU Press 1753; US$ 60.00

    The dramatic impact of Islamic fundamentalism in recent years has skewed our image of Islamic history and culture. Stereotypes depict Islamic societies as economically backward, hyper-patriarchal, and fanatically religious. But in fact, the Islamic world encompasses a great diversity of cultures and a great deal of variation within those cultures... more...

  • Black Gay Manby Robert F. Reid-Pharr; Samuel R. Delany

    NYU Press 2001; US$ 26.00

    At turns autobiographical, political, literary, erotic, and humorous, Black Gay Man will spoil our preconceived notions of not only what it means to be black, gay and male but also what it means to be a contemporary intellectual. Both a celebration of black gay male identity as well as a powerful critique of the structures that allow for the production... more...

  • Queer Latinidadby Juana María Rodríguez

    NYU Press 2003; US$ 26.00

    The author documents the ways in which identity formation and representation within the gay Latinidad population impacts gender and cultural studies today. more...

  • Relocationsby Karen Tongson

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 26.00

    What queer lives, loves and possibilities teem within suburbia?s little boxes? Moving beyond the imbedded urban/rural binary, Relocations offers the first major queer cultural study of sexuality, race and representation in the suburbs. Focusing on the region humorists have referred to as ?Lesser Los Angeles??a global prototype for sprawl?Karen Tongson... more...

  • Bisexuality and the Challenge to Lesbian Politicsby Paula C Rust

    NYU Press 1995; US$ 27.00

    The subject of bisexuality continues to divide the lesbian and gay community. At pride marches, in films such as Go Fish, at academic conferences, the role and status of bisexuals is hotly contested. Within lesbian communities, formed to support lesbians in a patriarchal and heterosexist society, bisexual women are often perceived as a threat or... more...

  • The Lavender Voteby Mark Hertzog

    NYU Press 1996; US$ 27.00

    In the quarter century since the Stonewall riots in New York City's Greenwich Village launched the national gay-rights movement in earnest, LGB voters have steadily expanded their political influence. The Lavender Vote is the first full- length examination of lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals as a factor in American elections. Mark Hertzog here describes... more...

  • The Sexuality of Migrationby Lionel Cantu; Nancy A. Naples; Salvador Vidal-Ortiz

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 26.00

    Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Book Award from the American Sociological Association, Sociology of Sexualities Section Winner of the 2010 Distinguished Book Award in Latino Studies Honorable Mention from the Latin American Studies Association The Sexuality of Migration provides an innovative study of the experiences of Mexican men who have... more...

  • Queer Globalizationsby Arnaldo Cruz-Malave; Martin F. Manalansan

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 27.00

    The essays in Queer Globalizations bring together scholars of postcolonial and lesbian and gay studies in order to examine from multiple perspectives the narratives that have sought to define globalization. more...