Murphy, Michael J. and Brytton Bjorngaard, editors. “Living Out Loud:An Introduction to LGBTQ History, Society, and Culture”, Routledge, 2018.
A Good Foundation Text
“Living Out Loud: An Introduction to LGBTQ History, Society, and Culture” is an excellent evidence-based foundation in the interdisciplinary field of LGBTQ Studies. Chapters on history, diversity, dating/relationships, education, sexual health, and globalization reflect current research and thinking in the social sciences, humanities, and sciences. It includes coverage of current events and recommendations for additional readings, videos, and web resources help students apply the contents in their lives.
Table of Contents
Chapter One: Out of the Past: Histories, by Christianne Gadd
Chapter Two: Same/Difference: Diversities, by Michael J. Murphy
Chapter Three: Getting It On: Sexual Behavior & Sexual Health, by Michael J. Murphy
Chapter Four: Together, Forever?: Relationships,by Christine Smith and Joel Muraco
Chapter Five: Reading, Writing, Queering: Education, by Elizabeth Dinkins and Patrick Englert
Chapter Six: We’re Here! We’re Queer!: Power, Politics, & Activism, by George Waller
Chapter Seven: Pop Out!: Mass Media & Popular Culture, by Byron Lee
Chapter Eight: Signifying Queerness: Literature & Visual Arts, by Susan K. Thomas and William J. Simmons
Chapter Nine: Getting Around: Globalization & Transnationalism, by Evan Litwack