Compulsory Able-Bodiedness and QueerlDisabled Existence

@inproceedings{Mcruer2006CompulsoryAA,
  title={Compulsory Able-Bodiedness and QueerlDisabled Existence},
  author={Robert Mcruer},
  year={2006}
}
In her famous critique of compulsory heterosexuality Adrienne Rich opens with the suggestion that lesbian existence has often been "simply rendered invisible" (178), but the bulk of her analysis belies that rendering. In fact, throughout "Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence," one of Rich's points seems to be that compulsory heterosexuality depends as much on the ways in which lesbian identities are made visible (or, we might say, comprehensible) as on the ways in which they are… CONTINUE READING

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