to refute objections to Sextext. Queer rhetorical agency, they explain, exposes and challenges heteronormative privilege, understands that intent is not necessary for participating in heterosexism, and challenges shallow approaches of inclusion that still support heterosexism (811-814). In this exploration of queer theorys academic status and relationship to queer activism, Rand theorizes rhetorical agency from a queer perspective. Bennett analyzes the Born This Way blog, which includes participant posts of images that serve as visual evidence from their childhood that they were lgbtq. It did so, she contends, by incorporating the biggest threat to heteronormativityeroticisminto the institution of heterosexual marriage (281). Following Judith Jack Halberstams observation that discussion of female masculinity is suppressed among gender scholars (45 Cooper argues that the film celebrates female masculinity and challenges heteronormativity.
Quare Studies, or (Almost) Everything I Know About Queer Studies I Learned from My Grandmother. Sleight of Hand: Michigans Anti-Bully Law, (Un)acceptable Exceptions, and the Reversal of Policy Making Rhetoric. Her essay compels us to write with compassion and with love. In his proposed more generous approach to engaging queer texts and practices, West advocates turning to rhetors to understand how they theorize bodies, genders, and desires and play the norms against one another (540). Computers and Composition.2 (1997 229-243. Alexander and Wallace overview roughly 15 years (starting in 1993) of scholarship in rhetoric and composition that approaches lgbt/queer studies in relation to composition studies. She says, We just want to be here (390). The goal throughout this study was to identify places of disconnect between parents, educators, and students and to provide results from advisory board work between parents and educators. Tags: Activism, Collective Identity, Coming Out, Digital, Disciplinarity, Heteronormativity, Identity, Intersectionality, Lesbian, Pedagogy, Representation, Visual Rhetoric Rhodes, Jacqueline. In contrast, his co-star. Smith and Windes rhetorically analyze the competing claims around sexuality in national politics, exploring the ways in which progay arguments and antigay arguments influence each other. Thus, the ad was effective at both challenging Taylors masculinity and insulating Democrats from charges of homophobia.