'There Goes the Gayborhood?' by Amin Ghaziani

Proper punctuation is critical to understanding an author’s main point. While exclamatory sentences and hyperbole can often sell more books or bring about more attention to one’s topic, the use of a properly placed question mark can serve as a gentle reminder to readers that although an argument may seem straightforward, its intricate details create… read more

'A View from the Bottom: Asian American Masculinity and Sexual Representation' by Nguyen Tan Hoang

There is much to be said about male effeminacy in today’s hyberbolized, over demanding, and preferentially specific sexual culture. Nguyen Tan Hoang’s A View from the Bottom: Asian American Masculinity and Sexual Representation not only reassesses male effeminacy and its racialization in the areas of race, gender, sexuality, and nationality, but the book also examines… read more

'Ethereal Queer: Television, Historicity, Desire' by Amy Villarejo

What we see on the horde of screens that comprise and dictate the majority of our daily actions are vital in composing not only our personal narrative but also society’s at large. The importance of one of those screens, the television, has been such a longtime player in the representations of different societal, cultural, and… read more

'The End of the Homosexual?' by Dennis Altman

A pop culture re-telling of both American and Australian LGBT histories, Altman draws connections to and away from what makes the LGBT community in America and Australia different from each while engaging with the unique struggles each have faced. … read more

'Gentlemen’ s Disagreement: Alfred Kinsey, Lewis Terman, and the Sexual Politics of Smart Men' by Peter Hegarty

Not many people may know about the disputes between Lewis Terman–a man who helped created the testing of intelligence– and legendary sex researcher Alfred Kinsey. From stories of their personal and professional lives to the development of their interactions over the course of their individual accomplishments, Terman and Kinsey’s lives are interlocking stories shaped by… read more