Making Out in the Mainstream: GLAAD and the Politics of Respectability

Making Out in the Mainstream: GLAAD and the Politics of Respectability

by Vincent Doyle

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ISBN-13: 9780773546783
Publisher: McGill-Queens University Press
Publication date: 03/01/2016
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author


Vincent Doyle is assistant professor of media and cultural studies at IE University.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction: LGBT Cultural Politics in Neoliberal Times 3

1 Rags to Riches: GLAAD'S Rise to the National Stage 30

2 "We Want In": The Politics of Access and Inclusion 77

3 Insiders - Outsiders: The Dr Laura Campaign 124

4 Sex, Race, and Representation 176

Conclusion: Mainstreaming's Ambivalent Embrace 229

Notes 261

Bibliography 273

Index 281

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