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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The relationship between gender , sexuality and national identity flavoured the
cross - dressing story in complex ways . A sense of British national identity was
collectively imagined in relation to both the colonised people of empire and the ...
Female desire was unbounded in the milieu of the gigolo where it could easily
overflow into further categories of sexual deviance – same - sex relationships
and cross - racial desire . Of these dangers , the one more explicitly made
through the ...
A more sophisticated psychiatric analysis emerged in relation to lesbian love
between teenagers , following the conviction of Juliet Hulme , 15 , and Pauline
Parker , 16 , for killing Parker ' s mother in a park in Christchurch , New Zealand ...
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Gendercrossing and modern sexualities 192839
the gigolo and cosmopolitanism
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