Out in the South /

An absorbing collection of writings about gay and lesbian life in the South.

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Bibliographic Details
Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Other Authors: Dews, C. L. Barney 1963-, Law, Carolyn Leste, 1961-
Format: eBook
Published:Philadelphia : Temple University Press, ©2001.
Table of Contents:
  • Part I : claiming queer space in a hostile place. Emmett's story : Russell County, Alabama / Joseph Beam
  • Out in the mountains : exploring lesbian and gay lives / Kate Black and Marc A. Rhorer
  • Claiming space in the South : a conversation among members of Asian/Pacific Islander Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered Network of Atlanta / Patti Duncan
  • Women's festivals on the front lines / Bonnie J. Morris
  • Race and gay community in Southern Town / David Knapp Whittier. Part II : striking out/striking back. Leaving the Confederate closet / Bonnie R. Strickland
  • Black gay men and white gay men : a less than perfect union / Charles I. Nero
  • Same difference : my southern queer stories / Donna Smith
  • Tennessee Williams doesn't live here anymore : hypocrisy, paradox, and homosexual panic in the New/Old South / James R. Keller. Part III : representing queer lives in public space. Greetings from out here : southern lesbians and gays bear witness to the public secret / R. Bruce Brasell
  • Looking for a city : the ritual and politics of ethnography / Edward R. Gray
  • From Southern Baptist belle to butch (and beyond) / Laura Milner
  • "Lines I dare" : southern lesbian writing / Mab Segrest
  • Myth and reality : the story of gay people in the South / Jim Grimsley
  • Afterword / Carlos L. Dews.