Girl meets boy: Cross-gender queer sex and the promise of pornography

  title={Girl meets boy: Cross-gender queer sex and the promise of pornography},
  author={Amalia Ziv},
  pages={885 - 905}
  • A. Ziv
  • Published 12 September 2014
  • Art, Sociology
  • Sexualities
This article takes a look at an intriguing topos in women’s erotic fiction: cross-gender queer sex, that is, sex between women attracted to women and men attracted to men. I offer a reading of three stories that revolve around this theme, and analyze it both as a manifestation of ‘queer’ as a non-gendered identity formation, and as a product of the adoption of the gay male model of sexual subjectivity in lesbian pornography and lesbian sex culture in general. Finally, I evaluate this topos from… 
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