The Trouble with “Queerness”: Drag and the Making of Two Cultures

@article{Horowitz2013TheTW,
  title={The Trouble with “Queerness”: Drag and the Making of Two Cultures},
  author={Katie Horowitz},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={38},
  pages={303 - 326}
}
  • Katie Horowitz
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology, Sociology
  • Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society
Responding to a conference paper on queer psychoanalysis whose examples centered on the lives of gay men, a prominent lesbian feminist asked, “Where are the women?” Alluding to the truism that queer theory is gay male theory cloaked in more inclusive language, this comment reminds us that at the juncture of gender and “queer” sexuality lurks a perpetual question as to what such a nebulous term assumes and what it effaces. But a further question goes unasked in the grammar of “Where are the… Expand
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