Media Q: Media/queered : Visibility and Its Discontents
<I>Media Queered is a groundbreaking assessment of minorities and the media. Authorities including Larry Gross, Edward Alwood, Lisa Henderson, and Marguerite Moritz join several new scholars to examine four aspects of visibility: history, expertise, popularity, and technology. To supplement this research, media practitioners including journalists working in the gay and mainstream press contribute a unique series of interludes. The first is by Studs Terkel, who interviewed founders of the U.S. homophile movement. Written for scholars, students, and instructors of media and gender studies, <I>Media Queered is also accessible for general readers intrigued by the recent flowering of queer characters, themes, and images in popular culture.
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Introduction Progress and Representation
Gay Men Straight Women
Introduction Queer Markets
The Politics of Sexual
Dr Laura and the Contest for Cultural
Interlude B Commentaries and Reactions
Introduction Queer Change Agents
Gay Weddings in Mainstream Media
Queer Visibility and Social Class
Introduction Queer on Line
Queering Race in Cyberspace
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