Butch Queens Up in Pumps: Gender, Performance, and Ballroom Culture in Detroit (Triangulations: Lesbian/Gay/Queer Theater/Drama/Performance)

Butch Queens Up in Pumps: Gender, Performance, and Ballroom Culture in Detroit (Triangulations: Lesbian/Gay/Queer Theater/Drama/Performance) Author Marlon M. Bailey
ISBN-10 0472051962
ISBN-13 9780472051960
Year 2013-08-29
Pages 296
Language English
Publisher University of Michigan Press
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Butch Queens Up in Pumps examines Ballroom culture in which inner city LGBT individuals dress dance and vogue to compete for prizes and trophies Participants are affiliated with a house an alternative family structure typically named after haute couture designers and providing support to this diverse community Marlon M Baileys rich first person performance ethnography of the Ballroom scene in Detroit examines Ballroom as a queer cultural formation that upsets dominant notions of gender sexuality kinship and community

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Acts of Gaiety

Acts of Gaiety Author Sara Warner
ISBN-10 9780472118533
Release 2012-10-26
Pages 263