Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture 4.2 is now available

Intellect is excited to announce that Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture 4.2 is now available!


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Aims & Scope


Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture is devoted to the study of representations and expressions of queerness in its various forms. In this peer-reviewed publication, emphasis is placed on significant trends in various media offerings and forms, consumerism, domestic life, fashion, leisure, politics, spirituality and other noteworthy elements of culture and their connections to minority sexualities and non-traditional gender performance.


Issue 4.2




Love is love is love is love: From flaktivism to consumer activism in LGBTQ+ communities

Amy M. Corey


Going online to be a lesbian: AfterEllen, Vice Versa, The Ladder and queer (?) theorizing in discursive spaces

Josie Rush


Assimilation gaming: The reification of compulsory gender roles in RuPaul’s Drag Race

Michael Anthony DeAnda


The evolution of LGBT research in Israel 

Amit Kama Classic 


Media Review Essay


After Sex, Eric Amadio (2007) 

Marisa Thomas


Book Reviews


Anti-Gender Campaigns in Europe: Mobilizing against Equality, Roman Kuhar and David Paternotte (eds) (2017)


Aaron Raphael Ponce



Many Splendored Things: Thinking Sex and Play, Susanna Paasonen (2018) 

Jaime García-Iglesias


RuPaul’s Drag Race and the Shifting Visibility of Drag Culture, Niall Brennan and David Gudelunas (eds) (2017)

Elisa Padilla


Struggling for Ordinary: Media and Transgender Belonging in Everyday Life, Andre Cavalcante (2018)

Kirwan McHarry 


Film Review


The Favourite, Yorgos Lanthimos (2018)

James Lawrence Slattery