In many film and literary representations, we find, again, the centrality of friendship life for offering gay and lesbian youth such an alternative space and relational logic for their tentative, circumlocutory, and often risky explorations.
Minneapolis, Minn.: University of Minnesota Press, c1996. "Bad Asians: new film and video by queer Asian American artists." In: Countervisions: Asian American film criticism / edited by Darrell Y. Culture and education series"Birth of a Notion: Towards Black Gay and Lesbian Imagery in Film and Video." In: Queer Looks: Perspectives on Lesbian and Gay Film and Video / editors Martha Gever, Pratibha Parmar, John Greyson. New York: Routledge, 1993."Pigs and Provos, Prostitutes and Prejudice: Gay Representation in Irish Film, 1984-1995." In: Sex, Nation, and Dissent in Irish Writing / edited by Eibhear Walshe. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 1998."What a difference a gay makes: marriage in the 1990s romantic comedy." In: Falling in love again : romantic comedy in contemporary cinema / edited by Stacey Abbott & Deborah Jermyn. Deviant Eyes, Deviant Bodies: Sexual Re-orientations in Film and Video / Chris Straayer. Indeed, as the politics of both the outmoded Confucian family and fractured Chinese nationhood intersect, what the sad young (gay) man rebels against is a political fluctuation which is no longer fixed; as the young man's opposition is no longer fixed, so too does he become alienated even from his own rebellious cause." "The gay take on 'straight' makes its way into the movies; these days heterosexuals are just as likely to be caricatured as homosexuals." The New York Times June 8, 1997 v146 s2 p H1(N) p H1(L) col 3 (51 col in) This article discusses the role of memory on homosexual identity and activism.
Asian American history and culture."We Are Family: Miscegenation, Black Nationalism, Black Masculinity, and Black Gay Cultural Imagination." In: Race-ing Representation: Voice, History, and Sexuality / [edited by] Kostas Myrsiades and Linda Myrsiades. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, c1998. Isiling Nataf -- The gay gaze, or why I want my MTV / Steven Drukman -- La Belle Dame Sans Merci? "Laughing Hysterically: Sex, Repression, and American Film Comedy." In: Queer Representations: Reading Lives, Reading Cultures: A Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies Book / edited by Martin Duberman. New York: New York University Press, c1997."Gay and lesbian criticism." In: The Oxford guide to film studies / edited by John Hill and Pamela Church Gibson ; consultant editors, Richard Dyer, et al. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Relocating the homoerotic image of the "sad young man," a trope popular from Hollywood rebellion films of the 1950s and 1960s, to contemporary China, I discuss how this masculine icon has been transformed from one of heroic rebellion to one of existential isolation.
It studies five films, the women perform their femaleness and their queerness both offstage and on, creating a new kind of female filmic spectacle"--Provided by publisher. Culture and the moving image "Queer Male Cinema and Feminism." In: Women and Film: A Sight and Sound Reader. Altman also notes in reference to "The Wedding Banquet," the representation of these emergent Asian gay communities is itself notably lacking in these films.
"This work examines and critiques the prevalence of "performance spaces" for lesbian identities in films, evaluating how queer femaleness is signified on the screen in contemporary cinema. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988."Queer Bollywood, or 'I'm the Player, You're the Naive One': Patterns of Sexual Subversion in Recent Indian Popular Cinema." In: Keyframes: popular cinema and cultural studies / edited by Matthew Tinkcom and Amy Villarejo. Some of those East Asian film and video representations are examined.
The gaze revisited, or reviewing queer viewing / Caroline Evans, Lorraine Gamman -- Black lesbian spectatorship and pleasure in popular cinema / Z. new man' theme -- The transgressive sexual subject / Cherry Smyth -- We're here, we're queer and we're not going catalogue shopping / Gregory Woods --Monika Treut: an outlaw at home / Colin Richardson -- The wild, wild world of fanzines: notes from a reluctant pornographer / Bruce La Bruce -- ? The impossibility of visual soliloquy / Anna Marie Smith -- TVOD: the never-bending story / Colin Richardson. "The Hypothetical Lesbian Heroine in Narrative Feature Film." In: Out in Culture: Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Essays on Popular Culture / edited by Corey K. Several models are discussed." [Sexual Diversity Studies] Author Abstract: "This essay chooses as its texts three films representing contemporary gay male subjects from each of the "three" China's: HK, Taiwan, and the Mainland.
The types of films and videos from East Asia, which center on gay and other queer characters, are the focus of this paper and are broken into three categories: 1) feature films aimed at a mainstream market and the general culture in which they are produced; 2) independent short films and videos shot by gay Asian men; and, 3) a crossover category of features that could be said to be festival or art house films, with a niche market. "Erasure and Taboo: A Queer Reading of Bonnie and Clyde." In: Arthur Penn's Bonnie and Clyde / edited by Lester D. He suggests that film studies in the heteronormative academy relies on the practice of close analysis to contain the threat and promise of gay pornography and the space where it is shown. New York: Feminist Press at The City University of New York, 1996."Diaspora sexualities : Asian American queer video in the world system." In: Ghostlife of third cinema : Asian American film and video / Glen M. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2009. Benshoff -- The new queer spectator / Michele Aaron. Pictures at an Exhibition." In: Arthur Penn's Bonnie and Clyde / edited by Lester D. He argues that such films signify culturally and socially regardless of whether they are watched or not; how they do this has less to do with their individual content than with a broad range of forces beyond the reach of a discipline dedicated primarily to reading films. London: Pandora, 1994.""Working like a homosexual", camp visual codes and the labor of gay subjects in the MGM Freed Unit." In: Hollywood musicals, the film reader / edited by Steven Cohan. In focus--Routledge film readers."Homo Pomo: The New Queer Cinema." In: Women and Film: A Sight and Sound Reader. It is asserted that these films do not necessarily tell us about the empirical realities of gay lives in East Asian communities, but they do tell us something of what it means to be gay in East Asian cultures. "The Talented Poststructuralist: Heteromasculinity, Gay Artifice, and Class Passing." In: Masculinity: bodies, movies, culture / edited by Peter Lehman. "Pussy galore: lesbian images and lesbian desire in the popular cinema." In: The good, the bad and the gorgeous: popular culture's romance with lesbianism / edited by Diane Hamer and Belinda Budge. Where Altman sees this lack of representative depiction as a failing, this article operates from a different basic understanding of the nature and function of cultural representation. It seems clear that queer theories are marked by intellectual and speaking positions that cannot be so easily divided into dominant or peripheral, East or West, international or local, the West or the Rest." [Psych Info] "Evaluates changing film and mass media presentations of gays and lesbians since 1969 and reviews major scholarship on the topic.