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11 Mar Posted by in • Jewelle Gomez | Comments Off on Awards Season – a Lesbian Feminist Perspective

Awards Season – a Lesbian Feminist Perspective

Awards Season – a Lesbian Feminist Perspective

I am one of those people who pulls down her shades, turns the phone ringer off and tweets to only a select few in a circle of friends who watch awards ceremonies on television. I know I’m supposed to be too political, too lesbian, too mature, too sophisticated but I love watching. It started when […]

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Performative Sexuality

Performative Sexuality

Not being an academic I rarely have the opportunity to use the word ‘performative.’ And it feels good.  It conveys the sense of taking a familiar idea to a higher level of significance.  With a word like ‘sexuality’ already fairly weighty in US culture you can only go to the head of the class by […]

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13 Dec Posted by in • Marga Gomez | 3 comments

Black Swan vs. Burlesque

Black Swan vs. Burlesque

I’m all caught up on my show biz chick flicks having seen Burlesque two weeks ago and yesterday’s matinee of Black Swan. I took my girlfriend so I could grab her arm during the scary gross parts. I would turn towards her, in the dark theater, following the arc of her horrified reactions and gage […]

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