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The Resource The greatest taboo : homosexuality in Black communities, edited by Delroy Constantine-Simms ; with a foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr

The greatest taboo : homosexuality in Black communities, edited by Delroy Constantine-Simms ; with a foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr

Label
The greatest taboo : homosexuality in Black communities
Title
The greatest taboo
Title remainder
homosexuality in Black communities
Statement of responsibility
edited by Delroy Constantine-Simms ; with a foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Action
Committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ76.3.U5
LC item number
G74 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Constantine-Simms, Delroy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African American gays
  • African Americans
  • Homophobia
  • African American churches
  • African American arts
  • Homosexuality
Label
The greatest taboo : homosexuality in Black communities, edited by Delroy Constantine-Simms ; with a foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Homophobia in black communities
  • Bell Hooks
  • Is homosexuality the greatest taboo?
  • Delroy Constantine-Simms
  • Feeling the spirit in the dark : expanding notions of the sacred in the African American gay community
  • E. Patrick Johnson
  • Their own received them not : African American lesbians and gays in black churches
  • Horace Griffin
  • My gay problem, your black problem
  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson
  • Are you black first or are you queer?
  • Gregory Conerly
  • Can the queen speak? Racial essentialism, sexuality, and the problem of authority
  • Dwight A. McBride
  • Safety among strangers: the million man march
  • Townsand Price-Spratlen
  • How RuPaul works : signifying and contextualizing the mythic black [drag queen] mother
  • Seth Clark Silberman
  • Creations of fantasies/constructions of identities : the oppositional lives of Gladys Bentley
  • Carmen Mitchell
  • Black men in the mix : badboys, heroes, sequins, and Dennis Rodman
  • Lindon Barrett
  • Heart of lavender
  • Eugene J. Patron
  • Hearing voices : unearthing evidence of homosexuality in precolonial Africa
  • Cary Alan Johnson
  • Mati-ism and black lesbianism : two idealtypical expressions of female homosexuality in black communities of the diaspora
  • Gloria Wekker
  • Institutionalizing sexuality : theorizing queer in post-apartheid South Africa
  • Vasu Reddy
  • Touré
  • Bessie Smith : one of the first divas
  • Kennette Crockett
  • The
  • house the kids built : the gay black imprint on American dance music
  • Anthony Thomas
  • A
  • feisty female rapper breaks the hip-hop taboo
  • Laura Jamison
  • Rereading voices from the past : images of homo-eroticism in the slave narrative
  • Lighting the Harlem Renaissance AFire!! : embodying Richard Bruce Nugent's Bohemian politic
  • Charles Clifton
  • Envisioning lives : homosexuality and black popular literature
  • Craig Seymour
  • Swishing and swaggering : homosexuality in black magazines during the 1950s
  • Gregory Conerly
  • Eloquence and epitaph : black nationalism and the homophobic response the death of Max Robinson
  • Philip Brian Harper
  • Containing AIDS : Magic Johnson and post-Reagan America
  • Cheryl L. Cole
  • Seth Clark Silberman
  • The
  • lives of Richmond Barthé
  • Margaret Rose Vendryes
  • Any love : silence, theft, and rumor in the work of Luther Vandross
  • Jason King
  • Hip hop's closet : a fanzine article touches a nerve
Control code
44951992
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xx, 460 p.
Isbn
9781555835644
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00045391
Label
The greatest taboo : homosexuality in Black communities, edited by Delroy Constantine-Simms ; with a foreword by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Homophobia in black communities
  • Bell Hooks
  • Is homosexuality the greatest taboo?
  • Delroy Constantine-Simms
  • Feeling the spirit in the dark : expanding notions of the sacred in the African American gay community
  • E. Patrick Johnson
  • Their own received them not : African American lesbians and gays in black churches
  • Horace Griffin
  • My gay problem, your black problem
  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson
  • Are you black first or are you queer?
  • Gregory Conerly
  • Can the queen speak? Racial essentialism, sexuality, and the problem of authority
  • Dwight A. McBride
  • Safety among strangers: the million man march
  • Townsand Price-Spratlen
  • How RuPaul works : signifying and contextualizing the mythic black [drag queen] mother
  • Seth Clark Silberman
  • Creations of fantasies/constructions of identities : the oppositional lives of Gladys Bentley
  • Carmen Mitchell
  • Black men in the mix : badboys, heroes, sequins, and Dennis Rodman
  • Lindon Barrett
  • Heart of lavender
  • Eugene J. Patron
  • Hearing voices : unearthing evidence of homosexuality in precolonial Africa
  • Cary Alan Johnson
  • Mati-ism and black lesbianism : two idealtypical expressions of female homosexuality in black communities of the diaspora
  • Gloria Wekker
  • Institutionalizing sexuality : theorizing queer in post-apartheid South Africa
  • Vasu Reddy
  • Touré
  • Bessie Smith : one of the first divas
  • Kennette Crockett
  • The
  • house the kids built : the gay black imprint on American dance music
  • Anthony Thomas
  • A
  • feisty female rapper breaks the hip-hop taboo
  • Laura Jamison
  • Rereading voices from the past : images of homo-eroticism in the slave narrative
  • Lighting the Harlem Renaissance AFire!! : embodying Richard Bruce Nugent's Bohemian politic
  • Charles Clifton
  • Envisioning lives : homosexuality and black popular literature
  • Craig Seymour
  • Swishing and swaggering : homosexuality in black magazines during the 1950s
  • Gregory Conerly
  • Eloquence and epitaph : black nationalism and the homophobic response the death of Max Robinson
  • Philip Brian Harper
  • Containing AIDS : Magic Johnson and post-Reagan America
  • Cheryl L. Cole
  • Seth Clark Silberman
  • The
  • lives of Richmond Barthé
  • Margaret Rose Vendryes
  • Any love : silence, theft, and rumor in the work of Luther Vandross
  • Jason King
  • Hip hop's closet : a fanzine article touches a nerve
Control code
44951992
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xx, 460 p.
Isbn
9781555835644
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00045391

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