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    The formation of fear in gay space: the 'straights' story

    Moran, Leslie and Skeggs, B. and Tyrer, P. and Corteen, K. (2003) The formation of fear in gay space: the 'straights' story. Capital & Class 27 (2), ISSN 0309-8168.

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    Abstract

    It is well-known that lesbians and gay men have long been produced and examined as objects of fear. However, this article analyses lesbians and gay men as subjects of fear. This paper offers an exploration of the formation and uses of fear in the context of lesbian and gay experiences of danger and safety associated with violence. In so doing it explores the politics and geography of fear that inform lesbian and gay perceptions of danger and safety. The evidence provided is based upon an analysis of an established and a non-established arena of lesbian and gay performance and visibility/invisibility.

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Law
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 15 Apr 2019 16:38
    Last Modified: 15 Apr 2019 16:38
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/27205

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