Cómo ser gay (Pensamiento político contemporáneo) (Spanish by David M. Halperin

By David M. Halperin

«¿Por qué no intentas tratarme con el respeto con que merezco que me trates?» Espeta Joan Crawford (interpretada por Faye Dunaway) a su hija adoptiva antes de abalanzarse sobre ella hecha una furia. A través del estudio de este y otros momentos del acervo homosexual, Halperin presenta en este ensayo, una defensa de l. a. cultura homosexual como fenómeno de resistencia a los angeles heteronormatividad. Los clásicos de Hollywood; los musicales de Broadway; el camp; l. a. sensibilidad. los angeles feminidad y l. a. misoginia homosexual; los buteh y los femme; las drag queens; los piano bars; l. a. rebelión de Stonewall; l. a. epidemia del sida; l. a. negación y l. a. asimilación. girl Gaga y Gloria Gaynor; y cómo no. Joan Crawford. Todos ellos forman parte de una fenómeno cuya mera existencia muchos negarían. Otros. pese a reconocer su existencia, lo dan por difumo. Halperin rastrea los orígenes, efectos y formas de transmisión intergeneracional de los angeles cultura homosexual y concluye que sigue bien viva. Y más nos vale que así sea.

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