Corpus ID: 147588485

Unbecoming: Visibility Politics and Queer Rurality

@inproceedings{Thomsen2014UnbecomingVP,
  title={Unbecoming: Visibility Politics and Queer Rurality},
  author={C. Thomsen},
  year={2014}
}
Author(s): Thomsen, Carly Ann | Advisor(s): Rupp, Leila | Abstract: Unbecoming: Visibility Politics and Queer Rurality critically analyzes calls for LGBTQ people to be "out, loud, and proud" through examining representations, discourses, and experiences of LGBTQ women in the rural Midwestern United States. Drawing from cultural representations and interviews I conducted with fifty-one women in rural South Dakota and Minnesota, I suggest that an estrangement exists between the desires, logics… Expand