By Nan Alamilla Boyd,Horacio N. Roque Ramirez
The historic subject matters addressed contain Nineteen Fifties and '60s lesbian bar tradition; social existence after the Cuban revolution; the association of transvestite social golf equipment within the U.S. midwest within the Sixties; Australian homosexual liberation activism within the Seventies; San Francisco electoral politics and the occupation of Harvey Milk; Asian American neighborhood organizing in pre-AIDS la; lesbian feminist "sex struggle" cultural politics; Nineteen Eighties and '90s Latina/o transgender neighborhood reminiscence and activism in San Francisco; and the conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The methodological issues contain questions of silence, sexual self-disclosure and voyeurism, the intimacy among researcher and narrator, and the social and political commitments negotiated via a number of oral background interviews. The e-book additionally examines the construction of comparative racial and sexual identities and the relative strengths of same-sexuality, cross-sexuality, and cross-ideology interviewing.
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Bodies of Evidence: The Practice of Queer Oral History (Oxford Oral History Series) by Nan Alamilla Boyd,Horacio N. Roque Ramirez