Her Husband was a Woman!: Women's Gender-crossing in Modern British Popular Culture
Routledge, 2007 - 192 Seiten
Tracking the changing representation of female gender-crossing in the press, this text breaks new ground to reveal findings where both desire between women and cross-gender identification are understood.
Her Husband was a Woman! exposes real-life case studies from the British tabloids of women who successfully passed as men in everyday life, perhaps marrying other women or fighting for their country. Oram revises assumptions about the history of modern gender and sexual identities, especially lesbianism and transsexuality.
This book provides a fascinating resource for researchers and students, grounding the concepts of gender performativity, lesbian and queer identities in a broadly-based survey of the historical evidence.
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Representing itself as a moral newspaper , on the grounds that it reported the
punishment as well as the crime , the News of the World stressed its accurate and
detailed reporting . 26 The People , more inclined to assert opinion through ...
57 There are many different and contrary layers of moral condemnation centred
in the trickster gigolo . She plays a conservative role in warning about female
desire and sexual deviance , while also embodying it . She attacks the laxity of
Yet the 1950s was a period of moral panics around various threats of sexual
disruption , amid fears that sexual pleasure could not be contained within the
moral parameters of stable marriages . These anxieties focused mainly on young
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masculinity gender relations and
Gendercrossing and modern sexualities 192839
the gigolo and cosmopolitanism
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