Out in Public
addresses, and engages us in, the new and exciting directions in the emerging field of lesbian/gay anthropology. The authors offer a deep conversation about the meaning of sexuality, subjectivity and culture.
- Affirms the importance of recognizing gay and lesbian social issues within the arena of public anthropology
- Explores critical concerns of gay activism in a variety of global settings, from the U.S., the European Union, Singapore, Nigeria, India, Nicaragua, and Guadalajara
- Offers a unique focus on the politics of being gay and lesbian - in cross-cultural perspective
- Deals with broad-ranging issues that affect human sexuality and human rights globally
- Winner of the 2009 Ruth Benedict Prize in the category of "Best Anthology"
Keywords: Social & Cultural Anthropology, lesbian &, gay studies, queer, ethnography, globalization, public anthropology, sexuality, gender, human rights