Queerly Classed

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South End Press, 1997 - Social Science - 268 pages
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This collection of thoughtful, courageous, and honest essays explores the intersections of class background, social status, and "queerness," challenging the often narrow and rigid definition of gay and lesbian community. Queerly Classed highlights the voices of those whose experiences of class-combined with race, ethnicity, gender, ability, and age to explode stereotypes of queers aspiring to assimilate into the mainstream of the American middle class.
  

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Review: Queerly Classed: Gay Men & Lesbians Write About Class

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Review: Queerly Classed: Gay Men & Lesbians Write About Class

User Review  - Karli - Goodreads

The concept of the book is excellent; the selections are hit or miss. Read full review

Contents

Jerry Lee Lewis Kills His Child Bride
13
Homophobic Workers or Elitist Queers?
29
Intellectual Desire
43
Exposing the Class Closet
67
Notes from the Working Class
83
Class Struggles
105
origin
119
Windows Water Towers
135
mir zayen dowe are here
151
Considering Class in the Context
165
Currency
179
Inconspicuous Assumptions
201
A Boys Own Class
217
a conversation in many parts
235
Contributors
259
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