Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
Queer theory
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×

Saving this for later?

Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime - even offline.

Text the download link to your phone

Standard text messaging rates apply

Queer theory

1,346
views

Published on

queer theory

queer theory


0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,346
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
57
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. Like feminism, Queer Theory is apolitical and cultural project: one thatwants to change the world as well asanalyse it.Queer Theory is heavily influenced byJudith Butler’s book GenderTrouble(1990), the title of which givessome indication of the theory’s keyobjective: to break the link between thecategories of ‘sex’ and ‘gender’ so that allforms of sexual identity can be acceptedand celebrated.
  • 2. Hannah MontanaPerforming
  • 3. http://www.theory.org.uk/ctr-que1.htm
  • 4. Graham Norton
  • 5. Diva Fever(X Factor 2010)
  • 6. Mick Jagger
  • 7. David Bowie
  • 8. Boy George
  • 9. Annie Lennox
  • 10. Peaches and TheHerms
  • 11. You could argue that there is plenty of evidenceof ‘gender trouble’ everywhere in the culturallandscape: gender-bending pop performers andyouth subcultures, advertisements that toy withideas of transgressive sexuality such as sado-masochism, celebrities who acknowledge theirbisexuality and so on.The presence of a gay or lesbian character intelevision or film drama is nolonger, necessarily, a plot device or an exercisein self-evident tokenism.