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Celebrating Pride

Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ community internationally in June, in honor of the Stonewall Riots in 1969.

Joining the celebration, Berghahn Journals is offering free access to relevant journal articles until June 15, 2023, using code PRIDE23. See below for details.

Available in Paperback, February 2024

Changing Labels and Intersectional Communities of LGBTQ and Two-Spirit People in the United States
Edited by Katherine Crawford-Lackey and Megan E. Springate

“The contributors effectively show that knowledge of the varied and evolving LGBTQ experience is critical to understanding American history……. Recommended.” • Choice

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Historic Preservation by and of LGBTQ Communities in the United States
Edited by Katherine Crawford-Lackey and Megan E. Springate


“In addition to the accessibility of language and theory, the contributions are by authors from diverse educational and career backgrounds, and who provide unique insights that are not often presented or engaged with in academic publications. Edited volumes such as these should be commended and celebrated; we need more interdisciplinary, published works that engage with archaeologists, historians and historic preservationists working outside academia.” • Antiquity

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Iranian Dutch Narratives of Sexuality and Belonging
Rahil Roodsaz

Sexuality and gender have come to serve as measures for cultural belonging in discussions of the position of Muslim immigrants in multicultural Western societies. While the acceptance of assumed local norms such as sexual liberty and gender equality are seen as successful integration, rejecting them is regarded as a sign of failed citizenship. Focusing on premarital sex, homosexuality, and cohabitation outside marriage, this book provides an ethnographic account of sexuality among the Iranian Dutch. It argues that by embracing, rejecting, and questioning modernity in stories about sexuality, the Iranian Dutch actively engage in processes of self-fashioning.

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German and Dutch Discourses of Queer Femininity and Female Desire, 1918–1940
Cyd Sturgess

Different from the Others is a synthetic and original study. The conceptualization is very sophisticated and the author’s ability to use sexological literature, film, and other print sources to address questions of identity are extremely compelling.” • Robert Beachy, Yonsei University

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Queer Activism in Italy and Anthropological Theory
Paolo Heywood

“The book offers a fascinating and insightful discussion on how queer activism’s anti-identitarian character itself constitutes a form of identity, a way for activists to agree on something…It is a valuable and provocative contribution to anthropology which raises important challenges for the discipline and for researchers, principally as regards the way in which they conceive of identity and difference both intellectually and in relation to their objects of research.” • Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute

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A Thematic Approach to the Histories of LGBTQ Communities in the United States
Edited by Katherine Crawford-Lackey and Megan E. Springate

“This is a very strong volume. Public historians committed to working with LGBTQ communities should consider getting their hands on all three volumes. Altogether, these books represent a stunning achievement in synthesizing cutting-edge scholarship on queer communities in the United States, placed within the very helpful context of thinking about historic preservation and interpretation. Many of the authors in Communities and Place are celebrated scholars with important monographs on queer history to their names. All of this combines to make a volume that is well worth your read, even if you already have consumed the essays in LGBTQ America.” • Public Historian

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Katie Sutton

“…a valuable contribution both to studies in cultural history and to the history of gender and sexuality in Weimar Germany, which will be of interest to scholars and students alike. Sutton’s clearly written prose renders the book very accessible. By shifting the focus onto a previously largely neglected area, the study invites further examination of queer genders, both female and male, in pre-Nazi Germany, which, one hopes, will appear before long.  ·  Seminar. Journal of Germanic Studies

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Berghahn Journals

Berghahn Journals is offering free access to the following articles until June 15, 2023, using code PRIDE23. Redemption details here:

Geopolitical Transition of the European Body in Ukraine
Nadzeya Husakouskaya (Vol. 28, Issue 1)

“Stop it, f*ggot!”: Producing East European Geosexual Backwardness in the Drop-In Centre for Male Sex Workers in Berlin
Victor Trofimov (Vol. 28, Issue 1)

Secret Years: Hungarian Lesbian Herstory, 1950s–2000s
Anna Borgos (Vol. 9)

Queer Migration and the Performance of Crime and Illegality
Matthew Abbey (Vol. 11, Issue 1)

Influenced Gender Identities: The Study of Masculinity and Its Intersectionality through The Carpet Weaver
Sanjana Chakraborty and Dhananjay Tripathi (Vol. 16, Issue 1)

Becoming a Man: Trajectories of Young Gay Men in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Wendell Ferrari and Marcos Nascimento (Vol. 14, Issue 2)

Boyz2Men: Male Migrants’ Attitudes to Homosexuality and What Age Has To Do with It
Katarzyna Wojnicka (Vol. 13, Issue 2)

Special Issue:
Feminist Comics in the Nordic Region—Queer, Humour and the Body (Vol. 15, Issue 1)

Women’s Liberation: Swedish Feminist Comics and Cartoons from the 1970s and 1980s
Anna Nordenstam and Margareta Wallin Wictorin (Vol. 12, Issue 2)

Making Sense of the Anti-Same-Sex-Marriage Movement in France
Scott Gunther (Vol. 37, Issue 2)

LGBTI Rights and the 2017 German National Election
Louise K. Davidson-Schmich (Vol. 36, Issue 2)

Imagining European Diversity in an Age of Migration
Katrin Sieg (Vol. 35, Issue 4)

A Letter to My Daughter
George Chimdi Mbara (Vol. 16, Issue 1)

Intersectional Feminism and Social Justice in Teen Vogue
Shara Crookston and Monica Klonowski (Vol. 14, Issue 3)

Ghostly Presences OUT THERE: Transgender Girls and Their Families in the Time of COVID
Sally Campbell Galman (Vol. 13, Issue 3)

Queer Girlhoods in Contemporary Comics: Disrupting Normative Notions
Mel Gibson (Vol. 13, Issue 1)

Special Issue: Queering Girlhood (Vol. 12, Issue 1)

Who (the) Girls and Boys Are: Gender Nonconformity in Middle-Grade Fiction
Michele Byers (Vol. 11, Issue 1)

Perfect Love in a Better World: Same-Sex Attraction between Girls
Wendy L. Rouse (Vol. 10, Issue 3)

Special Issue: 
Sex Across the Ages: Restoring Intergenerational Dynamics to Queer History (Vol. 46, Issue 1)

Beyond the Myth of Lesbian Montmartre: The Case of Chez Palmyre
Leslie Choquette (Vol. 42, Issue 2)

The Kids Are All Right But the Lesbians Aren’t: The Illusion of Progress in Popular Film
Vicki L. Eaklor (Vol. 38, Issue 3)

Beyond the Body: Guillaume Dustan and the Poetics of Materialization
Michael Valinsky (Vol. 3, Issue 1)

Toward a Politics of “Raw Dicks”: Authenticity, the Alt-Self, and New Understandings of the Phallus
Chris Ashford and Gareth Longstaff (Vol. 3, Issue 1)

Embracing a New Day: Exploring the Connections of Culture, Masculinities, Bodies, and Health for Gay Men through Photovoice
Phillip Joy, Matthew Numer, Sara F. L. Kirk, and Megan Aston (Vol. 2, Issue 2)

Exploring Gay Men’s Threesomes: Normalization, Concerns, and Sexual Opportunities
Ryan Scoats, Eric Anderson, and Adam J. White (Vol. 2, Issue 2)

“Look at Me! I Can Change Your Tire”: Queer Female Masculinity in the Gym
Kristine Newhall (Vol. 2, Issue 2)

Beyond Binaries, Borders, and Boundaries: Mapping the City in John Rechy’s City of Night
Eir-Anne Edgar (Vol. 2, Issue 1)

Defiant Deviance and Franco-Moroccan Cinema’s Queer Representations of Masculinity
Lowry Martin (Vol. 1, Issue 1)

“Hot Guys” in Tel Aviv: Pride Tourism in Israel
Amit Kamaand Yael Ram (Vol. 35, Issue 1)

Local Faith Actors and the Global Compact on Refugees
Heather Wurtz1 and Olivia Wilkinson (Vol. 3)

“Coaching” Queer: Hospitality and the Categorical Imperative of LGBTQ Asylum Seeking in Lebanon and Turkey
Aydan Greatrick (Vol. 2)

The Camera as a Container: Jonathan Caouette’s Tarnation
Adrienne Harris (Vol. 1, Issue 2)

Embodied Liberation: The Female Reception of Oshima Nagisa’s International Co-Productions
Yuta Kaminishi (Vol. 6, Issue 2)

Special Section: Queer Sinofuturisms (Vol 5, Issue 2)

Special Section: Screening Non-Binary and Trans Bodies (Vol. 5, Issue 1)

Transitions Within Queer North African Cinema: Nouri Bouzid, Abdellah Taïa, and the Transnational Tourist
Walter S. Temple (Vol. 2, Issue 2)

Whose Club Is It Anyway?: The Problematic of Trans Representation in Mainstream Films——“Rayon” and Dallas Buyers Club
Akkadia Ford (Vol. 1, Issue 2)

Redefining Representation: Black Trans and Queer Women’s Digital Media Production
Moya Bailey (Vol. 1, Issue 1)

Minority sexualities, kinship and non‐autological freedom in Montenegro
Čarna Brković (Vol. 29, Issue 2)

Requiem for a Waria: Piety and the Political Potentiality of Ironic Experience
Sylvia Tidey (Vol. 63, Issue 1)

LGBT Refugees and the Visual Representation of Transnational Mobility
Ernst van der Wal (Vol. 10, Issue 2-3)

Seeing Is Being: Transfer, Transformation, and the Spectatorship of Transgender Mobility in François Ozon’s The New Girlfriend
Julia Dettke (Vol. 6, Issue 2)

Queer Communion: Ron Athey
Amelia Jones (Vol. 1, Issue 1)

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