A Queer Romance: Lesbians, Gay Men and Popular Culture - download pdf or read online

By Paul Burston,Paul Burston Nfa,Colin Richardson

it is right here and it is queer - pop culture inhabits all our lives, even if it is available in the shape of flicks or magazines, television or procuring. A Queer Romance brings jointly critics, writers and artists to discuss the possibilites of pop culture for lesbians and homosexual men.
In a set that's in-yer-face yet by no means out-to-lunch, the individuals variously revisit debates concerning the gaze to supply a brand new concept of Queer viewing; speak about texts coded as queer - from lesbian vampires to Hollywood's use of homosexual codes in mainstream movies corresponding to Top Gun and Black Widow; reflect on the sexual and cultural narratives at play on the planet of domestic buying catalogues; discover the pleasures and perils of homosexual cultural construction, from the appreciably queer film-making of Monika Treut to the wild global of homocore fanzines, and tackle the probabilities of texts claiming to be for the homosexual spectator - from pornography `by ladies, for girls and approximately ladies' to `Out' TV.
The participants to A Queer Romance do not all agree yet, taken jointly, the gathering argues strongly that everybody could have their queer moments.

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