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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2008) 23 (2 (68)): 141–166.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Kenneth Chan By first looking at the gay consumption of melodrama, this essay presents the notion of tears as a political trope to negotiate the reclamation of crying from being a signifier of gendered/sexual “weakness” to one of tactical empowerment, a tactics of tears. Gay political readings of...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2001) 15 (3 (45)): 151–193.
Published: 01 December 2001
... culture. 05-Hendershot.sh 150-193 =44pg 4/18/01 4:02 PM Page 150 05-Hendershot.sh 150-193 =44pg 4/18/01 4:02 PM Page 151 Holiness Codes and Holy Homosexuals: Interpreting Gay and Lesbian Christian Subculture Heather...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2003) 18 (1 (52)): 85–127.
Published: 01 May 2003
... Film Studies and Millennium Film Journal . Still from Decodings (dir. Michael Wallin, US, 1988) AIDS and Gay Cinephilia Roger Hallas In Positiv, the opening short film in Mike Hoolboom’s six-part compilation film Panic Bodies (Canada, 1998), the viewer is faced with a veritable excess...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2005) 20 (2 (59)): 165–195.
Published: 01 September 2005
...Brett Farmer Camera Obscura 2005 Brett Farmer is a senior lecturer in cultural studies at the University of Melbourne. He is the author of Spectacular Passions: Cinema, Fantasy, Gay Male Spectatorships (Duke University Press, 2000) and is currently writing a new book on gay diva worship. Tom...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 1983) 4 (2 (11)): 120–131.
Published: 01 September 1983
...Larry Horne; John Ramirez © 1983 by Camera Obscura 1983 Conference Report The UCLA Gay and Lesbian Media Conference Larry Horne andJohn Ramirez The UCLA Gay and Lesbian Media Conference took place over three days in]anuary, 1983. It was preceded by a...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2007) 22 (2 (65)): 144–153.
Published: 01 September 2007
... to gayness — the common interpretative claim made of most other queer icons — as brings it into actual being.2 From Wayne Kostenbaum’s arch assertion that “Julie Andrews prepared me for . . . homosexuality” and Michael Musto’s mock pronouncement that “The Sound of Music made me gay” to Cherry...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 1–31.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Tison Pugh Despite the progressive ambitions announced in its title, the sitcom Modern Family (ABC, 2009–) has been excoriated by many viewers for its purported conservatism and reactionary politics. In particular, the program’s treatment of homosexuality, evident in the story line of gay couple...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2014) 29 (1 (85)): 59–79.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Julia Vassilieva This article explores the work of young Russian female director Valeria Gai Germanika. Germanika has gained a public profile over the last ten years through documentary shorts such as Sisters ( Syostry , 2005), Girls ( Devochki , 2005), and Boys ( Malchiki , 2007); feature film...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 63–91.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Elisabeth Windle Douglas McGrath’s 2006 film Infamous recounts Truman Capote’s research travels to Kansas in the late 1950s. In opposition to the “effemiphobic” rhetoric of many contemporary gay cultures, Infamous highlights Capote’s effeminacy and relationships with women as creatively and...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2012) 27 (1 (79)): 31–67.
Published: 01 May 2012
... multilayered network of mutual dependency and interactive/interpassive reconfigurations. The article asks in what ways the Twilight films construct or imagine their targeted audience — teenage girls, Twilight moms, and gay men — and how such desires are then consumed, multiplied, and circulated on textual...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 125–157.
Published: 01 December 2013
...David A. Gerstner This article presents a study of Philippe Vallois's 1976 gay film Johan: Mon été 75 , the only French film from the period that directly and explicitly represents gay male sexuality and its urban milieu, Paris. Johan tells the story of a filmmaker (played by Vallois) who intends...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2013) 28 (3 (84)): 159–167.
Published: 01 December 2013
... gay critic who attends only to those texts that, as he puts it, “have direct bearing on gayness,” instrumental- izing the media archive for a gay agenda.9 This sort of instrumen- talization has taken a variety of forms over the intervening decades. A central axis point of late, however, has been...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 137–157.
Published: 01 December 2008
... strategy for the containment of desire, since desire itself is already constituted through imitation. In other words, one cannot fail to become—if only in a partial, incomplete way—what one imitates. Frank's “becoming gay” would appear to drive his violent acting out against men, women, and music. It...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2008) 23 (3 (69)): 159–191.
Published: 01 December 2008
... popular to have appealed exclusively to a gay audience. Despite their evident camp value today, peplum films appear to have been principally aimed at, and consumed by, straight adolescent males. The peplum largely adopts three strategies, not always consistent among themselves, to address its problematic...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2011) 25 (3 (75)): 1–27.
Published: 01 December 2011
... attempted, by working-class women, feminists, and lesbian and gay activists. Eschewing recognition of such complexities, the narrative drive of the film relies on a temporal and spatial transition that places familial reconciliation in a postconflictual present and in a location far removed from the...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 135–143.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Colleen Jankovic; Nadia Awad While expanding critiques of pinkwashing have drawn increasing attention to how queer issues in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories are perniciously mobilized by a network of lobby groups, Brand Israel initiatives, and international gay and lesbian...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 September 2012) 27 (2 (80)): 145–153.
Published: 01 September 2012
... fabrications that are resorted to by those groups convinced that queers should side uncritically with Israel on all issues, simply because of Israel's recent pro-gay stances on various issues. The central portion of “Pinkface” presents Greyson's response to the op-eds and full-page ads of noted Canadian...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 2016) 31 (1 (91)): 123–151.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Richard C. Cante This essay discusses How to Survive a Plague (dir. David France, US, 2012) as a deep rumination on the natures of action and agency from the individual to the collective, especially gay male action and agency when they are approached intersectionally. It takes the film as an...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 December 2017) 32 (3 (96)): 121–154.
Published: 01 December 2017
... offer in cinema and how they might speak to, and resonate with, queer habits, alignments, and tendencies. In doing so, it gestures beyond a concern with representation, (in)visibility, identity, and related concerns around appropriation and queer readings that have historically dominated studies of gay...
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Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies (1 May 1994) 11-12 (3-1 (33-34)): 192–211.
Published: 01 May 1994
... attempt and promote a ‘‘normalizing’’ queer (in this case gay) repre- sentation, thirtysomething provides a key text for analyzing the origins and the effectiveness of making gayness “ordinary.” I am interested in analyzing this supposedly routinized representation of gay men on thirtysomething...