Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots? Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Desire to Conform

ISBN-10: 1849350884

ISBN-13: 9781849350884

Edition: 2012

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America's most outrageous queer theorist offers up a juicy alternative to gay assimilationist culture!
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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: AK Press
Publication date: 1/31/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 214
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore is the author of the novel, Pulling Taffy, and the editor of four nonfiction anthologies, including Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity and That's Revoling! Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation. Sycamore writes regularly for a variety of publications, including Bitch, Utne Reader, AlterNet, Make/Shift, and Maximumrocknroll. She lives in San Francisco.

Introduction: Why are Faggots so Afraid of Faggots?
Fierce Net: Imagining a Faggotty Web
Going From Zero to Sexy on High-Caloric Overdrive
Trans/Nationally Femme: Notes on Neoliberal Economic Regimes, Security States, and My Life as a Brown Immigrant Fag
Levity and Gravity
Death by Masculinity
Without a Face
Fucking with Fucking Online: Advocating for Indiscriminate Promiscuity
Difficult Conversations
Penis is Important for That
Glass Blowing
Appearances and All That
Straightening the Shawl
The Unlikely Barebacker
Rehab for the Unrepentant
I'll Tell You What I Want, What I Really Want: Homolove and Accountability
The Soul of Our Work
Dirt Story
Prisons and Closets
A Rock and a Bird
Slow Boil Aids and the Remnants of Time
My Fear, The Forces Beneath
Cell Block 6
Rich Man's War, Poor (Gay) Man's Fight
Not Till the Earth Falls into the Sun
Dancing with White Boys
Something Resembling Power
About the Editor
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