Tag: queer studies

Forthcoming LGBTQ+ Studies Books

Although Pride month is coming to end, we encourage you to read diversely and support queer authors and literature all year round. In this reading list we’re highlighting some of our LGBTQ+ studies coming out later this year that we recommend adding to your shelf. The Famous Lady Lovers: Black Women and Queer Desire before Stonewall by Cookie Woolner September… Continue Reading Forthcoming LGBTQ+ Studies Books

Drastic Dykes and Accidental Activists

The following is an excerpt from Drastic Dykes and Accidental Activists: Queer Women in the Urban South by La Shonda Mims, available wherever books are sold. Writing candidly about her struggles to understand sexuality, Carson McCullers identified herself as a sexual invert. She sought inspiration in the work of sexologist Havelock Ellis, who was active in an early twentieth-century community of… Continue Reading Drastic Dykes and Accidental Activists

Pride 2022 Reading List

Happy Pride Month! Celebrate and become more deeply informed about LGBTQ+ histories throughout the coming month with the following recommended reading list titles, and take 40% off using our centennial anniversary sale promo code 01DAH40 when purchasing direct from uncpress.org. Living Queer History: Remembrance and Belonging in a Southern CityBy Samantha Rosenthal “A brilliantly blended book that, much like queerness… Continue Reading Pride 2022 Reading List

Women’s History Month 2022 Reading List (Curated by Ann Bingham)

Happy Women’s History Month! In celebration of this historical month, we’ll be sharing reading lists curated by our staff featuring all authors who identify as women. Today we’re sharing a list from our Exhibits and Awards Manager Ann Bingham. Click here to see the previously shared lists and learn more about how Women’s History Month came about. If you’re interested in purchasing any of… Continue Reading Women’s History Month 2022 Reading List (Curated by Ann Bingham)