Out in the country : youth, media, and queer visibility in rural America (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Out in the country : youth, media, and queer visibility in rural America

Author: Mary L Gray
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2009.
Series: Intersections (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From Wal-Mart drag parties to renegade Homemaker's Clubs, Out in the Countryoffers an unprecedented contemporary account of the lives of today's rural queer youth. Mary L. Gray maps out the experiences of young people living in small towns across rural Kentucky and along its desolate Appalachian borders, providing a fascinating and often surprising look at the contours of gay life beyond the big city. Gray  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary L Gray
ISBN: 9780814731925 0814731929 9780814731932 0814731937
OCLC Number: 276816845
Description: xiv, 279 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface : Never met a stranger --
Introduction : There are no queers here --
Part I: Queers here? Recognizing the familiar stranger. Unexpected activists : homemakers club and gay teens at the local library ; School fight! : local struggles over national advocacy strategies ; From Wal-Mart to websites : out in public --
Part II: Queering realness. Online profiles : remediating the coming-out story ; To be real : transidentification on the discovery channel ; Conclusion : visibility out in the country --
Epilogue : You got to fight for your right ... to marry? --
Appendix : Methods, ad-hoc ethics, and the politics of sexuality studies.
Series Title: Intersections (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Mary L. Gray.

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From Wal-Mart drag parties to renegade Homemaker's Clubs, this book offers a contemporary account of the lives of rural queer youth. It maps out the experiences of young people living in small towns  Read more...

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Out in the Country succeeds insofar as it turns our attention toward the unique set of challenges faced by queer rural youth as they try to reconcile where they live with who they love. * Daily Read more...

 
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