Feeling Feminism is a groundbreaking collection of interdisciplinary scholarship on second-wave feminist history and feminist social movements in Canada that puts emotions at the centre of the story.
Breaking Barriers, Shaping Worlds explores the lives and careers of women, famous and forgotten, who influenced Canada’s place in the world during the twentieth century.
This compassionate yet unflinching exposé of the pitfalls of Indigenous–non-Indigenous solidarity work offers a constructive framework for non-colonizing solidarity that can be applied in any context of unequal power.
House Rules takes a hard look at the law and norms governing family life, compelling readers to rethink entrenched inequalities in familial relationships and proposing ways to approach legislative solutions.
This new book offers a broad overview of topics pertaining to gender-related health, violence, and healing. Employing a strength-based approach (as opposed to a deficit model), the chapters address the resiliency of Indigenous women and two-spirit people in the face of colonial violence and structural racism.
How do men experience gender in the city? Through descriptions of autorickshaw and taxi operators and their interactions with traffic police and commuters in Kolkata, India, this book highlights the gendered logics of cooperation and everyday morality through which masculinities take up space in cities.
Telling a queerer side of the #MeToo story, Unsafe Words brings together academics, activists, artists, and sex workers to tackle challenging questions about sex, power, consent, and harm. Resisting the heteronormative assumptions, class norms, and racial privilege underlying much #MeToo discourse, they explore how queer communities might better prevent and respond to sexual violence.
This collection brings together academics, artists, and activists—from different generations, countries, ethnic backgrounds, and HIV statuses—to reflect on how gay sex has changed in a post-PrEP era, critique the role Big Pharma now plays in queer life, and argue for the value of sexual community, promiscuity, and pleasure.
The Internet is a potent site from which to theorize, but also imagine, invest in, and explore the prismatic possibilities for life. Digital Me explores how transgender people use the internet in myriad ways. The book explores online life--from cultivating identity to creating community and everything in between.
To help preserve the legacies left by earlier generations, artist E.G. Crichton selected 19 innovative LGBTQ artists, writers, and musicians to pair with deceased person whose personal artifacts are part of the Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Historical Society archive. Including 25 pages of vivid images, Matchmaking in the Archive documents this remarkable creative project.
Focusing on the intersection of immigration and trans rights, On Transits and Transitions examines the processes through which the category of transgender is incorporated into U.S. immigration law and policy. Using mobility as a critical lens, Josephson captures the insecurity and precarity created by U.S. immigration control and related processes of racialization to show how im/mobility conditions citizenship and national belonging for trans migrants in the United States.
Drawing on over a decade of fieldwork, Inside the Circle: Queer Culture and Activism in Northwest China explores how everyday queer Chinese people are courageously taking part in both local and global expressions of queer culture and activism while also striving to lead traditionally moral lives in a rapidly changing society.
Coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the trailblazing restaurant Mother Courage of New York City, Ingredients for Revolution is the first history of the more than 230 feminist and lesbian-feminist restaurants, cafes, and coffeehouses that existed in the United States from 1972 to the present.
Opting Out offers sensitive and powerful ethnographic portrayals of women in Africa, Asia, and Latin America who are quietly opting out of marriage. Across these diverse geographic contexts,this edited volume shows that women are the (often unwitting, mostly unacknowledged) protagonists of profound changes in marriage, gender, and kinship.
In Just Like Us: Digital Debates on Feminism and Fame, Caitlin E. Lawson examines the rise of celebrity feminism, its intersections with digital culture, and its complicated relationships with race, sexuality, capitalism, and misogyny. Through in-depth analyses of online debates, Lawson demonstrates how networked negotiations of celebrity culture and feminism are transforming popular engagements with the movement.
From Homemakers to Breadwinners to Community Leaders compares the immigration and integration experiences of Dominican and Mexican women in New York City. The book documents the significance of women-led migration within an increasingly racialized context and underscores the contributions women make to their communities of origin and of settlement. Fuentes-Mayorga’s research is timely, especially against the backdrop of policy debates about the future of family reunification laws and the unprecedented immigration of women and minors from Latin America.
Women and New Hollywood revises our understanding of 1970s American film by examining the contributions that women made not only as directors, but also as screenwriters, editors, actors, producers, and critics. Considering both women working within and beyond the Hollywood film industry, this collection showcases the rich and varied cinematic products of women’s creative labor.
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