Voices Journal Volume 1993: 1-2
Articles In This Volume
Primiano studies the Phildelphia chapter of the Catholic group "Dignity" as an expression of vernacular religion among gay and lesbian Catholics.
An interview based essay on one person's sexual life hisotry.
Laude documents the non-verbal codes for lesbian communities in the Mid-Western United States.
The author provides an introduction to this special issue on gay and lesbian folklore
A memoir about the Homosexual Rights Movement of 1950s Los Angeles.
A study of the dynamics of language and gender among gay men.
The author discusses a currently produced, independent comic "zine" which uses the myths and symbolism of lesbian identity.
Alix Dobkin is a singer songwriter. Her piece is about the identity markers used by the lesbian community. The essay includes one of her songs.
A photographic essay about the lesbian community
An essay about the intersection of folklore and song-writing.
Something to Remember Me By: Maupin's Tales of the City Novels as Artifacts in Contemporary Gay Folk Culture
The author analyzes the role of folklore by Armistad Maupin, in his series of novels based on gay life in San Francisco, CA.
An editorial essay preceding a special issue volume on gay and lesbian folklore .
An interview with Curtis Harris and Leota Lone Dog by Deborah Blincoe regarding the "Two Spirit Community"
The author is concerned with how the qualities of a particular space carry meaning and how this meaning relates to a folk cultural group.
This field-based article is comprised by interviews with drag queens who were active in New York City drag nightclubs.