"The Voice of Pornography: Tracking the Subject Through the Sonic Spaces of Gay Male Moving-Image Pornography." In: Keyframes: popular cinema and cultural studies / edited by Matthew Tinkcom and Amy Villarejo. Many Asian countries have reported on the enormous usefulness of the Internet not only to make queer friends, but also to question and debate sexual politics. "Toward a Butch-Femme Aesthetic." In: Making a spectacle: feminist essays on contemporary women's theatre / Lynda Hart, editor. In Asia, the specificity of "queer markings"-as an object of study caught in the tradition/modernity axis, as a site of reworked sexuality as new pop hipdom, or as ubiquitous forms of ordinary same-sex sociality-appears to be a caveat upon caveat.Watching particular films with this "queer diasporic viewing practive," sex/gender play which is normative (yet still coded) in the land of the films' production can be reclaimed as queer through the differently subjective lens of transnational spectatorship, a lens removed from patriarchy, sexism, and homophobia.
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.
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.
"When Lambs and Aliens Meet: Girl-Faggots and Boy-Dykes Go to the Movies." In: Cross-Purposes: Lesbians, Feminists, and the Limits of Alliance / edited by Dana Heller. Two very differentlyconceived lesbian and gay festival organizations, sites at which decision making about collective identity is ongoing andself-conscious, are examined.
pp: 95-106 Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, c1997."Lesbians and Film." In: Out in Culture: Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Essays on Popular Culture / editedby Corey K. The analysis traces how each responds to two related tasks: maintaining community legitimacy,which requires racial diversification, and surviving within an altered institutional environment.
1 "From Exile to Ethnicity: Nestor Almendros and Orlando Jimemez-Leal's Improper Conduct." In: The Ethnic Eye: Latino Media Arts. Packed with interviews and an array of film clips from the genre, this documentary celebrates more than half a century of queer independent filmmaking. / Rosanne Kennedy --From string of knots to orange box: lesbianism on prime time /Margaret Marshment and Julia Hallam --OUT: reflections on British television's first lesbian and gay magazine series /Diane Hamer with Penny Ashbrook --Pussy galore: lesbian images and lesbian desire in the popular cinema /Yvonne Tasker --Fostering the illusion: stepping out with Jodie /Clare Whatling --Looking lesbian: amazons and aliens in science fiction cinema /Paula Graham --Basic Instinct: damning dykes /Angela Galvin "Looking lesbian: amazons and aliens in science fiction cinema." In: The good, the bad and the gorgeous: popular culture's romance with lesbianism / edited by Diane Hamer and Belinda Budge. J.]: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London ; Cranbury, N. "Hollywood as Inspiration for the Stage: The Gay Playwrights' Perspective." In: Hollywood on Stage: Playwrights Evaluate the Culture Industry / edited by Kimball King. The pornographic videos and photo spreads of the porn star Ryan Idol are examples of self-reflexivity.
pp: 171-82."Queer as Desis: secret politics of gender and sexuality in Bollywood Films in diasporic urban ethnoscapes." In: Bollywood: sociology goes to the movies / Rajinder Kumar Dudrah. "Laura Mulvey meets Catherine Tramell meets the She-man: counter-history, reclamation, and incongruity in lesbian, gay, and queer film and media criticism." In: A companion to film theory / edited by Toby Miller and Robert Stam. An overview of the history of gay and lesbian cinema, from Kenneth Anger's pioneering Fireworks (1947) to Ang Lee's Brokeback mountain (2005). "Shortcomings: Questions about Pornography as Pedagogy." In: Queer Looks: Perspectives on Lesbian and Gay Film and Video / editors Martha Gever, Pratibha Parmar, John Greyson. /Sue O'Sullivan --'Cop it sweet': lesbian crime fiction /Gillian Whitlock --Making a drama out of a difference: Portrait of a Marriage /Jenny Harding --Gorgeous lesbian in LA Law: the present absence? Morohoshi." In: Q & A: queer in Asian America / edited by David L. " Gay pornography is interesting because of its self-reflexivity, which draws attention to sex as performance.
Rutgers depth of field series."Dosti and Tamanna: male-male love, difference, and normativity in Hindi cinema." In: Everyday life in South Asia / edited by Diane P. In: Queer Looks: Perspectives on Lesbian and Gay Film and Video /editors Martha Gever, Pratibha Parmar, John Greyson. New York: Routledge, 1993."I sleep behind you": male homosociality and homoeroticism in Indian parallel cinema." In: Queering India: same-sex love and eroticism in Indian culture and society / edited by Ruth Vanita. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, c1994."On Not Being Lady Macbeth: Some (Troubled) Thoughts on Lesbian Spectatorship." In: Immortal, Invisible: Lesbians and the Moving Image/ edited by Tamsin. "National troubles : male matters in Israeli gay cinema." In: Brother keepers : new perspectives on Jewish masculinity / edited by Harry Brod, Shawn Israel Zevit. This paper draws on feminist and queer theory to examine the liabilities of relying on these familiar situation comedy conventions, demonstrating how the program equates gayness with a lack of masculinity, relies on sexual tension and delayed consummation, infantilizes the program's most potentially subversive characters, and emphasisizes characters' interpersonal relationships rather than the characters' connection to the larger social world.
'The Only Haircut That Makes Sense Anymore': Queer Subculture and Gay Resistance. However, it is considered to be a threat to "Jewish purity" and there is strict cultural and religious prohibition against such relationships. "Daughters of darkness: the lesbian vampire on film." In: The dread of difference: gender and the horror film / edited by Barry Keith Grant. This paper explores how Will & Grace, which has been heralded in the popular press for its positive representations of gay men, situates the potentially controversial issue of homosexuality within sap and familiar popular culture conventions, particularly those of the situation comedy genre.
"Black lesbian spectatorship and pleasure in popular cinema." In: A Queer romance: lesbians, gay men, and popular culture / edited by Paul Burston and Colin Richardson. pp: 59-78 New queer cinema: an introduction / Michele Aaron -- New queer cinema / B. Pearl -- The characteristics of new queer filmmaking: case study - Todd Haynes / Michael De Angelis -- Camp and queer and the new queer director: case study - Gregg Araki / Glyn Davis -- Art cinema and murderous lesbians / Anneke Smelik -- New queer cinema and experimental video / Julianne Pidduck -- New queer cinema and lesbian films / Anat Pick -- New queer cinema: spectacle, race, utopia / Daniel T. Topics includes the influence of history on gay sexual culture and an analysis of the portrayal of homosexuality in film and literature.