Entertaining Lesbians: Celebrity, Sexuality, and - download pdf or read online

By Martha Gever

ISBN-10: 0415944791

ISBN-13: 9780415944793

ISBN-10: 0415944805

ISBN-13: 9780415944809

earlier than the increase of celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres and k.d. lang, lesbians have been not often within the limelight and the few that have been usually didn't fare good. occasions have replaced and latest recognized lesbians are well known icons. Entertaining Lesbians charts the increase of lesbians within the public eye, featuring that superstar hasn't ever been an easy topic of beginning closet doorways, portraying "positive images," or changing into "role models." Gever strains the historical past of lesbians in pop culture throughout the 20th century, from Radclyffe corridor and Greta Garbo to Martina Navratilova and Rosie O'Donnell, to discover the paradoxes inherent in lesbian celebrity.

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