A manifesto for more life, After the Party examines minoritarian artists who mobilize performance to survive the conditions of annihilation wrought by overlapping, histories of white supremacy, capitalism, colonialism, and heteropatriarchy. Drawing on the work of Nao Bustamante, Nina Simone, Jorge Ignac ...Show more
Critically reimagines Chicanx art, unmasking its queer afterlife Emboldened by the boom in art, fashion, music, and retail culture in 1980s Los Angeles, the iconoclasts of queer Aztl n--as Robb Hern ndez terms the group of artists who emerged from East LA, Orange County, and other parts of Southern Cal ...Show more
A 10th anniversary edition of this field defining work--an intellectual inspiration for a generation of LGBTQ scholars Cruising Utopia arrived in 2009 to insist that queerness must be reimagined as a futurity-bound phenomenon, an insistence on the potentiality of another world that would crack open the ...Show more
An engaging look into the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, queer activists devoted to social justice The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence make up an unlikely order of nuns. Self-described as "twenty-first century queer nuns," the Sisters began in 1979 when three bored gay men donned retired Roman ...Show more
Category: Trans, Intersex, Gender Diverse & Gender Non-Binary | Series: Sexual Cultures Ser.
What can the killing of a transgender teen can teach us about the violence of misreading gender identity as sexual identity? The Life and Death of Latisha King examines a single incident, the shooting of 15-year-old Latisha King by 14-year-old Brian McInerney in their junior high school clas ...Show more