"When Lambs and Aliens Meet: Girl-Faggots and Boy-Dykes Go to the Movies." In: Cross-Purposes: Lesbians, Feminists, and the Limits of Alliance / edited by Dana Heller. Two very differentlyconceived lesbian and gay festival organizations, sites at which decision making about collective identity is ongoing andself-conscious, are examined.
pp: 95-106 Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, c1997."Lesbians and Film." In: Out in Culture: Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Essays on Popular Culture / editedby Corey K. The analysis traces how each responds to two related tasks: maintaining community legitimacy,which requires racial diversification, and surviving within an altered institutional environment.
'The Only Haircut That Makes Sense Anymore': Queer Subculture and Gay Resistance. However, it is considered to be a threat to "Jewish purity" and there is strict cultural and religious prohibition against such relationships. "Daughters of darkness: the lesbian vampire on film." In: The dread of difference: gender and the horror film / edited by Barry Keith Grant. This paper explores how Will & Grace, which has been heralded in the popular press for its positive representations of gay men, situates the potentially controversial issue of homosexuality within sap and familiar popular culture conventions, particularly those of the situation comedy genre. 1 "From Exile to Ethnicity: Nestor Almendros and Orlando Jimemez-Leal's Improper Conduct." In: The Ethnic Eye: Latino Media Arts. Packed with interviews and an array of film clips from the genre, this documentary celebrates more than half a century of queer independent filmmaking. / Rosanne Kennedy --From string of knots to orange box: lesbianism on prime time /Margaret Marshment and Julia Hallam --OUT: reflections on British television's first lesbian and gay magazine series /Diane Hamer with Penny Ashbrook --Pussy galore: lesbian images and lesbian desire in the popular cinema /Yvonne Tasker --Fostering the illusion: stepping out with Jodie /Clare Whatling --Looking lesbian: amazons and aliens in science fiction cinema /Paula Graham --Basic Instinct: damning dykes /Angela Galvin "Looking lesbian: amazons and aliens in science fiction cinema." In: The good, the bad and the gorgeous: popular culture's romance with lesbianism / edited by Diane Hamer and Belinda Budge. J.]: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London ; Cranbury, N. "Hollywood as Inspiration for the Stage: The Gay Playwrights' Perspective." In: Hollywood on Stage: Playwrights Evaluate the Culture Industry / edited by Kimball King. The pornographic videos and photo spreads of the porn star Ryan Idol are examples of self-reflexivity. pp: 171-82."Queer as Desis: secret politics of gender and sexuality in Bollywood Films in diasporic urban ethnoscapes." In: Bollywood: sociology goes to the movies / Rajinder Kumar Dudrah. "Laura Mulvey meets Catherine Tramell meets the She-man: counter-history, reclamation, and incongruity in lesbian, gay, and queer film and media criticism." In: A companion to film theory / edited by Toby Miller and Robert Stam. An overview of the history of gay and lesbian cinema, from Kenneth Anger's pioneering Fireworks (1947) to Ang Lee's Brokeback mountain (2005). "Shortcomings: Questions about Pornography as Pedagogy." In: Queer Looks: Perspectives on Lesbian and Gay Film and Video / editors Martha Gever, Pratibha Parmar, John Greyson. /Sue O'Sullivan --'Cop it sweet': lesbian crime fiction /Gillian Whitlock --Making a drama out of a difference: Portrait of a Marriage /Jenny Harding --Gorgeous lesbian in LA Law: the present absence? Morohoshi." In: Q & A: queer in Asian America / edited by David L. " Gay pornography is interesting because of its self-reflexivity, which draws attention to sex as performance. K.; New York: Manchester University Press: Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. "The Erotic Female Friendship Film: Lesbianism in the Mainstream." In: In the company of women : contemporary female friendship films / Karen Hollinger. "Pee Wee Herman: The Homosexual Subtext." In: Out in Culture: Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Essays on Popular Culture / edited by Corey K. But you don't have to be gay to find that a good thing." (motion pictures depicting a gay lifestyle)(Brief Article) Time v152, n8 (August 24, 1998):73 (2 pages). Drawing on 15 in-depth interviews conducted in Western Canada in 1996, the results clearly demonstrate the existence of active lesbian viewers, whose interpretations of popular film are intimately informed by lesbian-specific life experiences and cultural competencies. "Objects of our affection: gay films are moving into the mainstream. In its examination of the relationship between popular film and lesbian viewing practices, this study attempts to more fully elucidate current ideas around audience engagement and forms of cultural reception. The types of films and videos from East Asia, which center on gay and other queer characters, are the focus of this paper and are broken into three categories: 1) feature films aimed at a mainstream market and the general culture in which they are produced; 2) independent short films and videos shot by gay Asian men; and, 3) a crossover category of features that could be said to be festival or art house films, with a niche market.