Chicana Sexuality And Gender

Author: Debra J. Blake
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822381222
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After reading the works of Chicana writers who created bold, powerful, and openly sexual female characters, Debra J. Blake wondered how everyday Mexican American women would characterize their own lives in relation to the writers’ radical ...

Voicing Chicana Feminisms

Author: Aida Hurtado
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814735738
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Focusing on the voices of young women, this book explores the relationship between Chicana feminism and the actual experiences of Chicanas today.

Gender And Allegory In Transamerican Fiction And Performance

Author: K. Sugg
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230616216
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2 “The Ultimate Rebellion”: Political Fictions of Chicana Sexuality and
Community For the lesbian of color, the ultimate rebellion she can make against
her native culture is through her sexual behavior. (Gloria Anzaldúa) I. Malinche
and Chicana Allegory In highlighting the paradoxical intertwining of sexual
practices, political resistance, and cultural ideologies, the above epigraph by
Gloria Anzaldúa flags the complex relations among women of color, their
communities, and their ...

Post Borderlandia

Author: T. Jackie Cuevas
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813594545
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Bringing Chicana/o studies into conversation with queer theory and transgender studies, Post-Borderlandia examines why gender variance is such a core theme in contemporary Chicana and Chicanx narratives.

Postnationalism In Chicana O Literature And Culture

Author: Ellie D. Hernández
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 029277947X
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Throughout the book, I enumerate the processes by which Chicanas/os gain
entry into transnational cultural formations. No single social, political, or
disciplinary process provides a thorough answer to all facets of transnational
identity. While traditional elements of nationhood or of belonging, in the case of
national minorities, still exist in ethnic, race, and class structures, I conclude that
gender and sexuality offer more varied responses to the idea of the dissolution of
the nation than any ...

Gender Nonconformity Race And Sexuality

Author: Toni P. Lester
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 9780299181444
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8 "The Culture of Lesbianism" Intersections of Gender, Ethnicity, and Sexuality in
the Life of a Chicana Lesbian KATIE GILMARTIN The first time I met Virginia
Garcia, she was dressed all in lavender, with a purple bandanna tied around her
forehead and her long black hair. I didn't think much about the bandanna at first,
except that it seemed a bit out of place in the early 1990s. As I got to know
Virginia, I learned that this bandanna had a lot to say: the material itself and the
way she ...

New Perspectives On Environmental Justice

Author: Rachel Stein
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
ISBN: 0813534275
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stark poetry and passionate essays, Cherríe Moraga has forged a brand of
environmental justice in which sexuality and gender are as relevant as race and
class. Surviving as a Chicana lesbian poet, playwright, and essayist, Moraga's
work often narrates her pain and isolation, yet she unabashedly claims strength
and courage from her life experiences. Her powerfully intimate stories about
herself, her family, and her lovers line her path toward a radical politics. And it is
a radical ...

The Chicana Studies Index

Author: Lillian Castillo-Speed
Publisher: Univ of California Ethnic Studies
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Comprehensive in its scope, this guide covers not only traditional areas such as immigration, fertility, & sex roles, but also documents the ground-breaking studies on Chicana sexuality.

Chicana And Chicano Mental Health

Author: Yvette G. Flores
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816599955
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As discussed in earlier chapters, Latino men and women often receive different
messages and rules about sexuality and sexual expression. From childhood,
gender and sexuality are interconnected, such that girls tend to receive stronger
pronouncements about modesty, virginity, and proper conduct than do boys (
Zavella 1997). Patricia Zavella's 2003 study of Mexicanas and Chicanas in Santa
Cruz, California, highlights the impact of such messages on women's adult
sexuality and ...