Queer Theory


Gender Trouble
The Queer Art of Failure
Epistemology of the Closet
The Trouble with Normal: Sex, Politics, and the Ethics of Queer Life
No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive
Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of "Sex"
Terrorist Assemblages: Homonationalism in Queer Times
In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives
Queer Phenomenology: Orientations, Objects, Others
Undoing Gender
Cruising Utopia: The Then and There of Queer Futurity
Queer Theory: An Introduction
Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics
The History of Sexuality 1: An Introduction
Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity

Riki Anne Wilchins
If sex is not just about reproduction, it is not just about genes, XY chromosomes, and hormones either. Sex is introduced to explain skeletal structure, mental aptitude, posture, emotional disposition, aesthetic preference, body fat, sexual orientation and responsiveness, athletic ability, social dominance, shape and weight, artistic ability. It is also supposed to explain any number of so-called "instincts", including the nesting instinct, the maternal instinct, and perhaps even the Budweiser i ...more
Riki Anne Wilchins

Perhaps the most radical aspect of queer politics was its claim not only to transcend the homo/hetero boundary but to do so in such a way as to challenge the sexual regulation and repression of heterosexual desire, above all female desire. Queer politics, it was claimed, had a lot to teach those accustomed to the narrow confines of ‘male’ and ‘female’ heterosexual roles in relationships. The re-working of notions of monogamy and the send-up of marriage through queer weddings, the greater sexual ...more
Richard Dunphy, Sexual Politics

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Seattle Queer Book Club Haaaaay Everyone! So, I'm starving for the company of other queers. I want to read books, and di…more

5 members, last active one year ago

This is an online book club created to fulfill the reading desires of feminists from the tumblr…more

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Magnus Books Book discussion group for readers and writers of LGBT literature. Magnus Books is an imprint of…more

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Letterbomb A group celebrating and sharing LGBTQIA+ or otherwise Queer books, literature, and the occasiona…more

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