Thinking straight : the promise, the power and paradox of by Chrys Ingraham

By Chrys Ingraham

This can be an edited selection of new fabric via many of the most sensible students within the region of hetero studies.

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From Polluted gay to the traditional homosexual : altering styles of Sexual law in the USA / Steven Seidman --
three. Claiming Citizenship? : Sexuality, Citizenship and Lesbian Feminist thought / Diane Richardson --
four. The Transformation of Heterosexism and its Paradoxes / Chris Brickell --
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five. Queer Masculinities of hetero males : A Typology / Robert Heasley --
6. White Heterosexuality : A Romance of the directly Man's Burden / Mason Stokes --
7. The Mermaid and the Heterosexual mind's eye / Laurie Essig --
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eight. sometime My Prince Will Come : Disney, the Heterosexual Imaginary and lively movie / Carrie Cokely --
nine. Out of Wedlock : Why a few bad ladies Reject Marriage / Margaret Walsh --
10. The construction of Heterosexuality on the highschool promenade / Amy most sensible --
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Many queer theorists seem blissfully unaware of their lack of impact on the taken-for-granted assumptions of most of the population, who are far more eager to buy into “scientific” arguments about the inevitability and fixity of gender divisions and normative heterosexuality than to engage in subverting them. My own perspective inverts the queer view: I am more pessimistic about the short term, but believe it essential to retain some degree of optimism about the longer term potential for social transformation.

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