Reading Queer

“Popular Culture and Queer Representation” by Diane Raymond.

“Popular Culture and Queer Representation” by Diane Raymond.

“Queer is a category in flux. Once a term of homophobic abuse, recently the term has been reappropriated as a marker for some gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender (glbt), and other marginalized sexual identities….The term is itself open-ended, and its advocates argue that its fluidity is to be embraced rather than ‘fixed’….’queer’ is politically radical, rejects binary categories (homosexual/heterosexual), embraces more fluid categories, and tends to be ‘universalizing’ rather than ‘minoritizing’….” –Diane  Raymond, “Popular Culture and Queer Representation”

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