Author Archives: cjpascoe

Gay marriage: check. Queer liberation: ?

*Originally posted at From the Square the NYU Press Blog Even a feminist/queer critic of marriage (me, alas) can’t help but be moved by today’s decision by the Supreme Court that finally makes marriage equality the law of the land. And … Continue reading

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Masculinity, Gender (Non)Conformity, and Queer Visibility

By: Tristan Bridges and C.J. Pascoe Originally posted at Girl w/Pen! Coco Layne got a haircut.  She shaved both sides of her head, but left the top at a length that falls roughly to the bottom of her face.  As … Continue reading

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Bro-Porn: Heterosexualizing Straight Men’s Anti-Homophobia

by Tristan Bridges and CJ Pascoe Originally posted at Girl w/Pen! Every year, since 2009, the men of England’s Warwick University’s Rowing Team pose nude together in a series of photos that can be purchased individually or collectively as a calendar. The … Continue reading

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Video from “When the Professional becomes Political: Responding to the New Family Structures Survey” at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association

This panel grew out of the controversy following the publication of Mark Regnerus’s article “How Different are the Adult Children of Same Sex Parents? Findings from the New Family Structures Study” in the journal Social Science Research. The article’s claims … Continue reading

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More Jesus, Less Therapy: Changing Frames and Alliances at Exodus International

Lynne Gerber 2012 has been a big year for the ex-gay movement so far. In May, Columbia psychiatrist Robert Spitzer recanted his infamous study on therapeutic interventions into sexual orientation. Before the study Spitzer was known for his role in … Continue reading

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How Not to Study Families

As you may guess, some of us here at Social (In)Queery have a thing or two to say about Mark Rengerus’s recent article, How different are the adult children of parents who have same-sex relationships?* Most of the readers of this … Continue reading

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A Message to the First Responders in Gay Kids’ Lives

Why We Need to Ditch the Politics of Blame and Move Toward Sharing Responsibility for the Loss of Tyler Clementi By Mary Gray Tyler Clementi’s death on 22 September 2010 was one of several highly publicized youth suicides that fall. … Continue reading

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