"Based on eighteen months of fieldwork in a racially diverse working-class high school, "Dude, You're a Fag" sheds new light on masculinity both as a field of meaning and as a set of social practices."
Finding the Movement: Sexuality, Contested Space, and Feminist Activism by Anne (Finn) Enke
HQ1421 .E65 2007 (Library Third Floor)
"Focusing on women's activism in Detroit, Chicago, and Minneapolis-St. Paul during the 1960s and 1970s, Enke describes how women across race and class created a massive groundswell of feminist activism by directly intervening in the urban landscape."
The History of Sexuality by Michel Foucault
HQ12 .F6813 1990 (Library Third Floor)
"Michel Foucult offers an iconoclastic exploration of why we feel compelled to continually analyze and discuss sex, and of the social and mental mechanisms of power that cause us to direct the questions of what we are to what our sexuality is." Considered a founding text of Queer Theory.
Transgender History by Susan Stryker
HQ77.9 .S77 2008 (Library Third Floor)
"Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter covering major movements, writings, and events."
Available online from 2006
The purpose of the journal is to encourage and promote an understanding of how visual culture constructs gender in context with representations of race, age, sexuality, social units, and social class.