Beyond the Boundaries of the Classroom

@article{Schacht2004BeyondTB,
  title={Beyond the Boundaries of the Classroom},
  author={Steven p. Schacht},
  journal={Journal of Homosexuality},
  year={2004},
  volume={46},
  pages={225 - 240}
}
SUMMARY Like much of the general public, the vast majority of my students strongly hold dichotomous, essentialist outlooks about what the categories female and male/gay and straight are supposed to represent and be. One way that I have found to challenge these oppressive worldviews, and also to queer my classes in the process, is to take my course participants to drag shows and/or to use videotapes of drag queens and drag kings in my classes. As part of an ongoing ethnography of drag performers… Expand
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