Category Archives: gay/lesbian

Chasing Newsroom Diversity: From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action by Gwyneth Mellinger is the winner of the Frank Luther Mott / Kappa Tau Alpha Research Award for the best research-based book on journalism and mass communication published in 2013. The … Continue reading

Anna Howard Shaw was a suffrage leader, an ordained minister, a physician and “an outrageous woman for her generation.” Trisha Franzen, a professor of women’s and gender studies at Albion College and the author Anna Howard Shaw: The Work of Woman … Continue reading

Leigh Moscowitz is an assistant professor of communication at the College of Charleston. In her UIP book The Battle over Marriage: Gay Rights Activism through the Media the author examines the aims and efforts of LGBT advocates to re-frame the public image … Continue reading

Karma R. Chávez is an assistant professor of Communication Arts and Chican@ and Latin@ Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison. She is the cofounder of the Queer Migration Research Network and the author of the UIP title Queer Migration Politics: Activist … Continue reading

Last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decisions solidified two major victories for the gay rights movement and are being hailed as landmark cases for civil rights. As is widely known by now, the Court struck down the Clinton-era Defense of Marriage … Continue reading

Nicole Seymour is an assistant professor of English at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Her book Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination investigates the ways in which contemporary queer fictions offer insight on environmental issues.  The author answered … Continue reading

On November 7, 2011, we will officially publish Jesus Ramirez-Valles’s new book Compañeros: Latino Activists in the Face of AIDS, which details how eighty gay, bisexual, and transgender (GBT) Latino activists and volunteers living in Chicago and San Francisco have … Continue reading