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Queer: A Graphic History

by Meg-John Barker and Julia Scheele
£11.99   paperback  Icon Books Ltd (2016)

Queer: A Graphic History by Meg-John Barker and Julia Scheele Activist-academic Meg-John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel.
 
From identity politics and gender roles to privilege and exclusion, Queer explores how we came to view sex, gender and sexuality in the ways that we do; how these ideas get tangled up with our culture and our understanding of biology, psychology and sexology; and how these views have been disputed and challenged.
 
Along the way we look at key landmarks which shift our perspective of what’s ‘normal’ – Alfred Kinsey’s view of sexuality as a spectrum, Judith Butler’s view of gendered behaviour as a performance, the play Wicked, or moments in Casino Royale when we’re invited to view James Bond with the kind of desiring gaze usually directed at female bodies in mainstream media.
 
Presented in a brilliantly engaging and witty style, this is a unique portrait of the universe of queer thinking.

ISBN 13: 9781785780714 | ISBN 10: 1785780719