Queer Identity

Some articles on queer, identity:

Sexuality And Space - Criticisms & Conflicts
... Gender differences are also erased in adopting a “queeridentity ... Some assert that by foregoing the gendered term “lesbian” for “queer”, women are left unrecognized by such a universalizing signifier - like when women are ... Thus, while progress is made on challenging heteronormativity, queer studies have been criticized for potentially reinforcing other forms of marginalization ...

Famous quotes containing the words identity and/or queer:

    No other group in America has so had their identity socialized out of existence as have black women.... When black people are talked about the focus tends to be on black men; and when women are talked about the focus tends to be on white women.
    bell hooks (b. c. 1955)

    Men, my dear, are very queer animals, a mixture of horse- nervousness, ass-stubbornness, and camel-malice—with an angel bobbing about unexpectedly like the apple in the posset, and when they can do exactly as they please, they are very hard to drive.
    Oh, England. Sick in head and sick in heart,
    Sick in whole and every part,
    And yet sicker thou art still
    For thinking that thou art not ill.
    Thomas Henry Anonymous (1825–95)