Feminism, the Family, and the Politics of the Closet: Lesbian and Gay Displacement

OUP Oxford (2002)
How has feminism failed lesbianism? What issues belong at the top of a lesbian and gay political agenda? This book answers both questions by examining what lesbian and gay subordination really amounts to. Calhoun argues that lesbians and gays aren't just socially and politically disadvantaged. The closet displaces lesbians and gays from visible citizenship, and both law and cultural norms deny lesbians and gay men a private sphere of romance, marriage, and the family
Keywords Lesbian feminism   Lesbian feminist theory   Lesbians   Sexual orientation   Oppression   Gay men
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ISBN(s) 9780199257669   0198295596
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