Offering a critical introduction into LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) transnational identity in the media, this book examines performances and representations within documentary and fiction oriented texts. An interdisciplinary approach isput forward,revealing new potentials for non western queer identity.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Product dimensions:||5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
CHRISTOPHER PULLEN is Senior Lecturer in Media Studies at Bournemouth University, UK. He is widely published in the area sexuality and contemporary media. He is the author of Documenting Gay Men: Identity and Performance in Reality Television and Documentary Film (2007) andGay Identity, New Storytelling and the Media (Palgrave, 2009). Also he is the co-editor of LGBT Identity and Online New Media (2010).
Table of Contents
List of figures Acknowledgements Preface Introduction; C.Pullen PART I - POLITICS & CITIZENSHIP LGBT Transnational - Post (western) Queer Becoming; C.Pullen Trauma and Triumph: Documenting Middle Eastern Gender and Sexual Minorities in Film and Television; S.Habib & R.Beirne Transsexual in Iran: A Fatwa for Freedom?; S.Bluck Sub-Sahara African Sexualities, Transnational HIV/AIDS Educational Film and the Question of Queerness; D.O.Harvey The Floating/Fleeting Spectacle of Transformation: Queer Carnival, Gay Pride and the Renegotiation of Post-Apartheid Identities; E.Van Der Wal The Argentinean Movement for Same-Sex Marriage; M.Cooper The Politics of Reclaiming Identity: Representing the Mak Nyahs in Bukak Api; A.Hock Soon Ng PART II - ADAPTATION & POST COLONIAL TRANSITIONS Queer (Im)possibilities: Alaa Al-Aswany and Wahid Hamed’s The Yacoubian Building; S.Selvick Andrew Salkey, James Baldwin and the Case of the ‘Leading Aberrant’: Early Gay Narratives in the British Media; K.Houlden The Exotic Erotic: Queer Representations in the context of post-colonial ethnicity on British TV; E.Bradley Documenting the Queer Indian: The Question of Queer Identification in Khush and Happy Hookers; B.J.Renninger Screening Queer India in Pratibha Parmar’s Khush; D.Farr & J.Gauthier PART III - PERFORMANCE & SUBJECTIVITY Gay pornography as Latin American Queer His/Toriography; G.Subero Quo Vadis, Queer Vato? Queer and Loathing in Latino Cinema; R.Reitsma Queer Art of Parallaxed Document: Visual Discourse of Docudrag in Kutlug Ataman’s Never My Soul! (2001); C.Çakirlar The Drag Queers the S/He Binary: Subversion of Heteronormativity in Turkish Context; S.Ertin If Art Imitated Reality: George Takei, Coming Out, And The Insufferably Straight Star Trek Universe; B.E.Drushel A Chinese Queer Discourse: Camp and Alternative Desires in the Films of Yon Fan and Lou Ye; J.Ho Ka-Hang Index