Doing Gender, Doing Heteronormativity

@article{Schilt2009DoingGD,
  title={Doing Gender, Doing Heteronormativity},
  author={Kristen Schilt and Laurel Westbrook},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={23},
  pages={440 - 464}
}
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