Panfil clarifies that gang members don't spend the majority of their time engaged in criminal activities, but rather in recreation activities like other young people. Columbus Police. They were still in a gang. This article appears in In WorldCat, verify that the library you select has the specific journal volume and issue in which the article appears.
The Gang's All Queer: The Lives of Gay Gang Members
The Gang’s All Queer: The Lives of Gay Gang Members
Well, this book is about being on the down low in a place that you must be super macho. At the same time, they found it highly offensive when used against them by outsiders. You have selected: This article appears in In WorldCat, verify that the library you select has the specific journal volume and issue in which the article appears. Also, one of the stereotypes of gay men as a group is that they tend to be nonviolent people more apt to care for, and be engaged in, matters related to fashion, style and opera i. Most of these gangs were primarily male. In vivid detail, Panfil provides an in-depth understanding of how gay gang members construct and negotiate both masculine and gay identities through crime and gang membership.
'The Gang's All Queer' Documents Lives Of Gay Gang Members In Columbus
This meant they needed to clash with rival gay crews, so they valued toughness and fighting prowess. Panfil's book is topically rich with streams of explanation flowing from the basic mission: to heighten understanding of gay men and of gay men in gangs and to relay strategies that these men have employed to resist stereotypes of them. The young men in Panfil's study—some of whom also explore gender fluidity and feminine presentations—are not self-consciously reacting against this kind of "homonormativity" Duggan, that promotes domestic and consumerist lesbian and gay politics.