9781592130351

Officially Gay: The Political Construction of Sexuality by the U.S. Military

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  • ISBN13:

    9781592130351

  • ISBN10:

    1592130356

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-06-01
  • Publisher: TEMPLE UNIVERSITY PRESS
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction 1(8)
What Is an Official Gay Identity?
9(25)
The Emergence of Identity: Epistemological Tenets of the Modern Gay and Lesbian Subject
34(38)
Gays in the Military: Constructing the ``Homosexual'' Other
72(28)
Gays in the Military: Identity as ``Official'' Justification for Exclusion
100(24)
Gaze in the Military: Competing Perceptions of Gay Performance
124(13)
Don't Kiss and Tell in the Military: Gay Politics and the Clinton Compromise
137(12)
Becoming Identity: Public Policy, Gay Identification, and the ``Queer'' Response
149(30)
Conclusion: Nightmares, Fantasies, and Sexual Performance 179(12)
Notes 191(32)
Index 223

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