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Black. Queer. Southern. Women.: An Oral History

E. Patrick Johnson

Abstract

Black. Queer. Southern. Women.: An Oral History reveals how identity is made through race, gender, sexuality, class, and region. In particular, it centers the life stories of more than seventy Black, queer women from the U.S. South. With their lives and experiences as the focus, E. Patrick Johnson recasts a singular narrative of the South and illustrates the plurality of Black queer women’s identities. He also puts the complexity of Black female sexuality on display, drawing out multiple themes—childhood and adolescence; mother-daughter relationships; gender performances; religion and spiritua ... More

Keywords: Black, queer, lesbian, South, women, identity, sexuality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781469641102
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469641102.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

E. Patrick Johnson, author
Northwestern University