New Formations Special: LGBT History Month

Digital PDF Bundle
February 2017


In honour of LGBT History Month 2017, we have put together a selection of essays from New Formations on the LGBT+ experience, each from a particular moment of the political and cultural history of LGBT+ rights in the UK and around the world. See below for the complete list of the six articles plus free-to-read abstracts featured in this bundle:

Being gay: politics, identity, pleasure 
Joseph Bristow, Issue 9: On Enjoyment (1989) [Abstract]

The Lesbian Outlaw 
Sally Munt, Issue 32: Legal Fictions (1997) [Abstract]

Queer cosmopolitanism: place, politics and Queer as Folk
David Alderson, Issue 55: Foucault Talk (2005) [Abstract]

Acting Straight: Reality TV, Gender Self-Consciousness and Forms of Capital 
David Alderson, Issue 83: Writing and Resistance (2014) [Abstract]

Brand Intimacy: Female Friendship and Digital Surveillance Networks 
Alison Winch, Issue 84/85: Societies of Control (2015) [Abstract]

The paradox of Fallon’s fight: interlocking discourses of sexism and cissexism in mixed martial arts fighting 
Jennifer McClearen, Issue 86: Sexism (2015) [Abstract]