Download e-book for kindle: Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of by Christina B. Hanhardt

By Christina B. Hanhardt

Winner, 2014 Lambda Literary Award in LGBT Studies

Since the Seventies, a key objective of lesbian and homosexual activists has been defense opposed to highway violence, particularly in homosexual neighborhoods. throughout the similar time, policymakers and personal builders declared the containment of city violence to be a most sensible precedence. during this very important ebook, Christina B. Hanhardt examines how LGBT demands "safe area" were formed by means of broader public safeguard tasks that experience sought recommendations in policing and privatization and feature had devastating results alongside race and sophistication lines.

Drawing on broad archival and ethnographic examine in big apple urban and San Francisco, Hanhardt lines the entwined histories of LGBT activism, city improvement, and U.S. coverage relating to poverty and crime over the last fifty years. She highlights the formation of a mainstream LGBT circulate, in addition to the very various trajectories through radical LGBT and queer grassroots companies. putting LGBT activism within the context of transferring liberal and neoliberal guidelines, Safe house is a groundbreaking exploration of the contradictory legacies of the LGBT fight for security within the city.

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Get Post-Queer Politics (Queer Interventions) PDF

By David V. Ruffolo

In Post-Queer Politics, Ruffolo appears on the paintings of Foucault, Butler, Bakhtin, Deleuze, Guattari and others in his inventive refocus at the queer/heteronormative dyad that has mostly ate up queer reports and modern politics.

He deals a thorough and intersectional new state of mind approximately classification, race, intercourse, gender, sexuality and talent that extends past queer experiences to be actually transdisciplinary in its concentration and political implications. it is going to attract readers throughout quite a number matters, together with gender and sexuality experiences, philosophy, cultural reports, political technology, and education.

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Download e-book for iPad: Confronting Homophobia in Europe: Social and Legal by Luca Trappolin,Alessandro Gasparini,Robert Wintemute

By Luca Trappolin,Alessandro Gasparini,Robert Wintemute

Homophobia exists in lots of assorted varieties throughout Europe. Member States supply asymmetric degrees of criminal security for lesbian and homosexual rights; whilst the social meanings and practices in terms of homosexuality are culturally particular and intersect in advanced methods with gender, classification and ethnicity in numerous nationwide contexts.

The essays during this quantity illustrate the findings of a ecu undertaking on homophobia and primary rights within which sociologists and felony specialists have analysed the placement in 4 Member States: Italy, Slovenia, Hungary and the UK.

The first a part of the e-book investigates the sociological dimensions of homophobia via qualitative tools related to either heterosexual and self-defined lesbian and homosexual respondents, together with these in ethnic groups. the purpose is to appreciate how homophobia and homosexuality are outlined and skilled within the lifestyle of participants.

The moment half is dedicated to a felony research of the way homophobia is reproduced 'in legislation' and the way it truly is faced 'with law'. The research examines statute and case legislation; 'soft law'; administrative practices; the dialogue of debts inside of parliamentary committees; and judgements of public professionals. one of the components mentioned are 'hate crimes' and 'hate speech'; schooling in any respect degrees; unfastened stream, immigration and asylum; and cross-border reproductive services.

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Read e-book online Middle-Aged Gay Men, Ageing and Ageism: Over the Rainbow? PDF

By Paul Simpson

Is midlife for homosexual males the beginning of a slide in the direction of the rejection, exclusion and distress linked to the spectre of the lonely outdated queen? while exclusion is feasible as homosexual males age, center elderly homosexual males, getting older and Ageism bargains a extra nuanced view of homosexual getting old, utilizing sociological instruments to develop knowing past stereotypes.

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Download e-book for iPad: QDA: A Queer Disability Anthology by Liv Mammone,Jax Jacki Brown,Lydia Brown,Kenny Fries,Donna

By Liv Mammone,Jax Jacki Brown,Lydia Brown,Kenny Fries,Donna Minkowitz,Kristen Ringman,Quintan Ana Wikswo,Carl Wayne Denney,Bex,Raymond Luczak

that includes fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and comics through forty eight writers from worldwide, QDA: A Queer incapacity Anthology proves that intersectionality isn’t only a buzzword.

It’s a penetrating and unforgettable look at the hearts and souls of these defiant sufficient to discover their very own vulnerabilities and reveal their very own strengths.

“Queer sexuality and incapacity locations me to this point outdoors the nation-states of the standard that it renders humans silent.” —Jax Jacki Brown

QDA is a meeting of individuals with the transformative—and political—power of affection that transcends gender and skill. lack of awareness is the most important barrier.

“I suppose exhilarated that you just could truly settle for me as a sexual being; that you simply may perhaps see the deliciousness that's my disability.” —Andrew Morrison-Gurza

“An anthology frequently creates a neighborhood. during this admire, QDA is actually groundbreaking since it brings superb groups jointly. there isn't a unmarried type, style, or opinion within the e-book, yet an orchestra of voices. Their seminal works mirror—and don't mirror—each different. Taken jointly, they gentle an excellent direction of honesty.” —Jennifer Bartlett, co-editor of attractiveness Is a Verb: the recent Poetry of Disability

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Download PDF by Jack Drescher,Joseph P. Merlino: American Psychiatry and Homosexuality: An Oral History

By Jack Drescher,Joseph P. Merlino

Interviews and first-hand debts of an old choice that affected the psychological overall healthiness profession—and American society and culture

Through the private debts of these who have been there, American Psychiatry and Homosexuality: An Oral background examines the 1973 determination through the yankee Psychiatric organization (APA) to take away homosexuality from its diagnostic and statistical guide of psychological issues (DSM). This detailed ebook comprises candid one-on-one interviews with key psychological future health pros who performed a task within the APA’s choice, those that helped manage homosexual, lesbian, and bisexual psychiatrists after the choice, and others who've made major contributions during this region in the psychological wellbeing and fitness field.

American Psychiatry and Homosexuality provides an insider’s view of ways homosexuality used to be faraway from the DSM, the sluggish association of homosexual and lesbian psychiatrists in the APA, and the eventual formation of the APA-allied organization of homosexual & Lesbian Psychiatrists (AGLP). The publication profiles 17 contributors, either immediately and homosexual, who made vital contributions to equipped psychiatry and the psychological healthiness wishes of lesbian and homosexual sufferers, and illustrates the function that homosexual and lesbian psychiatrists might later play within the psychological health and wellbeing box after they not needed to cover their identities.

Individuals profiled in American Psychiatry and Homosexuality contain:

  • Dr. John Fryer, who disguised his identification to talk prior to the APA’s annual assembly in 1972 at the discrimination homosexual psychiatrists confronted of their personal occupation
  • Dr. Charles Silverstein, who observed the analysis of homosexuality as a way of social regulate
  • Dr. Lawrence Hartmann, who helped reform the APA and later served as its President in 1991-92
  • Dr. Robert J. Campbell, who helped convince the APA’s Nomenclature Committee to listen to medical information provided via homosexual activists
  • Dr. Judd Marmor, an early psychoanalytic critic of theories that pathologized homosexuality
  • Dr. Robert Spitzer, who chaired the APA’s Nomenclature Committee
  • Dr. Frank Rundle, who helped set up the 1st assembly of what might turn into the APA Caucus of homosexual, Lesbian and Bisexual Psychiatrists
  • Dr. David Kessler, AGLP President from 1980-82
  • Dr. Nanette Gartrell, a pioneer of feminist concerns in the APA
  • Dr. Stuart Nichols, President of the AGLP in 1983-84 and a founding member of the homosexual and Lesbian Psychiatrists of latest York (GLPNY)
  • Dr. Emery Hetrick, a founding member of either AGLP and GLPNY
  • Dr. Bertram Schaffner, who was once instrumental in offering staff psychotherapy for physicians with AIDS
  • Dr. Martha Kirkpatrick, a long-time chief in psychiatry and psychoanalysis, either as a girl and an “out” lesbian
  • Dr. Richard Isay, the 1st overtly homosexual psychoanalyst within the American Psychoanalytic organization
  • Dr. Richard Pillard, most sensible identified for learning the prevalence of homosexuality in households of twins
  • Dr. Edward Hanin, former Speaker of the APA meeting
  • Dr. Ralph Roughton, the 1st brazenly homosexual education and Supervising Psychoanalyst to be famous in the American and overseas Psychoanalytic Associations

American Psychiatry and Homosexuality offers the non-public, behind-the-scenes debts of an incredible old occasion in psychiatry and drugs and of a choice that has affected society and tradition ever due to the fact. this can be a vital source for psychological health and wellbeing educators, supervisors, and pros; historians; and LGBT readers normally.

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    Art and Homosexuality: A History of Ideas - download pdf or read online

    By Christopher Reed

    This daring, globe-spanning survey is the 1st e-book to completely discover the novel, long-standing interdependence among paintings and homosexuality. It attracts examples from the whole variety of the Western culture, together with classical, Renaissance, and modern artwork, with precise specialise in the fashionable period. It was once within the smooth interval, whilst arguments approximately homosexuality and the avant-garde have been specially public, that our present belief of the artist and the gay started to take form, and virtually as quick to overlap. now not a chronology of homosexual or lesbian artists, the e-book is an interesting and complex account of the methods conspicuous identities have essentially knowledgeable each other. Art and Homosexuality discusses a lot of modernism's canonical figures--painters like Courbet, Picasso, and Pollock; writers like Whitman and Stein--and matters, corresponding to the increase of abstraction, the avant-garde's dating to its consumers and the political exploitation of paintings. It indicates that some of the center principles that outline modernism are approximately indecipherable with no an figuring out of the paired identities of artist and gay. Illustrated with over one hundred seventy five b/w and colour pictures that variety from excessive to pop culture and from historical Greece to modern the USA, Art and Homosexuality punctures the platitudes surrounding discussions of either aesthetics and sexual identification and takes our figuring out of every in stimulating new directions.

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    Download e-book for kindle: Scotch Verdict: The Real-Life Story that Inspired "The by Lillian Faderman,Judith Halberstam

    By Lillian Faderman,Judith Halberstam

    In 1810, a Scottish scholar named Jane Cumming accused her college mistresses, Jane Pirie and Marianne Woods, of getting an affair within the presence in their scholars. Dame Cumming Gordon, the rich and strong grandmother of the accusing pupil, advises her pals to take away their daughters from the Drumsheugh boarding tuition. inside of days, the establishment is abandoned and girls are disadvantaged in their livelihoods.

    Award-winning writer Lillian Faderman recreates the occasions surrounding this infamous case, which turned the foundation for Lillian Hellman’s well-known play, The Children’s Hour. Reconstructing the libel swimsuit filed by means of Pirie and Woods, which led to a scotch verdict, or a verdict of inconclusive/not confirmed, Faderman builds a compelling narrative from courtroom transcripts, judge’s notes, witnesses’ contradictory testimony, and the prejudices of the lads presiding over the case. Her attention-grabbing portrait records the social, financial, and sexual pressures that formed the lives of nineteenth-century girls and the problems of sophistication and gender that contributed to their marginalization.

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    Download e-book for kindle: Assuming a Body: Transgender and Rhetorics of Materiality by Gayle Salamon

    By Gayle Salamon

    We think we all know bodies in detail& mdash;that their fabric fact is bound and that this simple task ends up in an epistemological fact approximately intercourse, gender, and identification. via exploring and giving equivalent weight to transgendered subjectivities, even if, Gayle Salamon upends those certainties. contemplating questions of transgendered embodiment through phenomenology (Maurice Merleau-Ponty), psychoanalysis (Sigmund Freud and Paul Ferdinand Schilder), and queer concept, Salamon advances an alternate concept of normative and non-normative gender, proving the worth and energy of trans adventure for puzzling over embodiment.

    Salamon means that the adaptation among transgendered and normatively gendered our bodies isn't really, finally, fabric. particularly, she argues that the creation of gender itself depends on a disjunction among the "felt feel" of the physique and an figuring out of the body's corporeal contours, and that this strategy don't need to be considered as pathological in nature. reading the connection among fabric and phantasmatic debts of physically being, Salamon emphasizes the effective tensions that make the physique either current and absent in our recognition and paintings to substantiate and unsettle gendered certainties. She questions conventional theories that designate how the physique involves be& mdash;and involves be made one's personal& mdash;and she deals a brand new framework for wondering what "counts" as a physique. the result's a groundbreaking research into the phenomenological lifetime of gender.

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    Deconstructing Heterosexism in the Counseling Professions: A - download pdf or read online

    By James M. Croteau,Julianne S. Lark,Melissa A. Lidderdale,Y. Barry Chung

    Deconstructing Heterosexism within the Counseling Professions makes use of the private narratives of lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and heterosexual counseling psychologists and counselor educators to deconstruct the heterosexist discourse within the counseling professions, envision a discourse of sexual orientation fairness, and make useful feedback for addressing sexual orientation in expert lifestyles. The narrative strategy incorporates a range of news and studies together with an emphasis on racial and cultural contexts. those narratives and their analyses function a way for the person and collective self exam that's had to stream LGB affirmative perform, education, and scholarship from the margins to the heart of what it skill to be a counseling professional.

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