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The un-natural state : Arkansas and the queer South / Brock Thompson.

Author/Creator:
Thompson, Brock, 1977-
Publication:
Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 247 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Gays -- Arkansas -- History.
Gays -- Identity.
Gay community -- Arkansas -- History.
Gay culture -- Arkansas -- History.
Arkansas -- Social life and customs.
Contents:
Powder-puff
Drag and the politics of performance
Drag in the daylight
Rags to drag riches
The current reigning symbol of excellence
A crime unfit to be named
The ingredients of offense
Race, sex, and queer renegotiated
Redefinition
Public and private prejudice
Constructing a gay life
Creating space, separating the self
Losing space, separating identities
Mansion on the hill
Economic opportunity and the queer community
And then she came
Epilogue: queer comes home.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781557289438 (cloth : alk. paper)
1557289433 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
635457665