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Sexuality Studies

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A Queer History of Flamenco

Diversions, Transitions, and Returns in Flamenco Dance (1808–2018)

Translated by Ryan Rockmore

Revealing the LGBTQ+ lives of Flamenco artists

Queer Chimerica

A Speculative Auto/Ethnography of the Cool Child

Examining the intersections of queer theory and the rise of China to reveal how queerness is “produced”

Dancing with the Modernist City

Metropolitan Dance Texts around 1900

Combining urban experiences and modern dance to develop metropolitan dance texts

Bodies on the Front Lines

Performance, Gender, and Sexuality in Latin America and the Caribbean

Performances as feminist, queer, and trans activism, from theater and flash mobs to street protests and online manifestos

Gender in Play on the Shakespearean Stage

Boy Heroines and Female Pages

Cross-dressing in Shakespeare: a context for Elizabethan gender studies

Waiting for the Call

From Preacher's Daughter to Lesbian Mom

One woman's search for the meaning of faith when the foundations of her beliefs are tested to the limit

Staging Desire

Queer Readings of American Theater History

Recovers the hidden history of theater professionals who transgressed the gendered expectations of their time

Lady Dicks and Lesbian Brothers

Staging the Unimaginable at the WOW Café Theatre

Parody, cross-dressing, zany comedy, and unbridled eroticism at a women's theater space in the East Village

Strangers to the Law

Gay People on Trial

Describes the legal challenge to the Colorado anti-gay civil rights initiative

Bulldaggers, Pansies, and Chocolate Babies

Performance, Race, and Sexuality in the Harlem Renaissance

Gay and lesbians in Harlem nightclubs, speakeasies, rent parties, and on Broadway stages

Facing It

AIDS Diaries and the Death of the Author

Explores the connection between the politics of AIDS writing and the ethics of reading

Act Like a Man

Challenging Masculinities in American Drama

How men communicate with each other on stage when no women are present—and what it tells us about power and gender

Queer Livability

German Sexual Sciences and Life Writing

Reveals how queer and trans life writers use narrative strategies to create the possibility for a livable queer life

The Taylor Mac Book

Ritual, Realness and Radical Performance

Brings together the voices of scholars, critics, and artists to celebrate the genius of Taylor Mac

Queer Voices in Hip Hop

Cultures, Communities, and Contemporary Performance

Positions queer and trans hip hop artists within a longer tradition of Black queer music

Regimes of Desire

Young Gay Men, Media, and Masculinity in Tokyo

Explores the limitations of sexual expression in Tokyo’s “safe” nightlife district and in Japanese media

Queer Nightlife

Evocative essays and interviews that celebrate the expressive possibilities of a world after dark


The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance

Argues for the political potential of drag and trans performance in Puerto Rico and its diaspora

Prismatic Performances

Queer South Africa and the Fragmentation of the Rainbow Nation

Exploring the contradictions of post-Apartheid South Africa through performance

The Postcolonial Animal

African Literature and Posthuman Ethics

Argues for an innovative and overdue posthuman reading of African postcolonial literature

The Bodies of Others

Drag Dances and Their Afterlives

The first book-length exploration of drag dance in the U.S.

Gender, Intersections, and Institutions

Intersectional Groups Building Alliances and Gaining Voice in Germany

A fascinating look at diversity issues and an analysis of how intersectional groups garner political attention