Chapter 12. Public Sex: The Geography of Female Homoeroticism and the (In)Visibility of Female Sexualities

  1. Ellen Lewin professor2 and
  2. William L. Leap professor3
  1. Megan Sinnott assistant professor

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310689.ch12

Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World

Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World

How to Cite

Sinnott, M. (2009) Public Sex: The Geography of Female Homoeroticism and the (In)Visibility of Female Sexualities, in Out in Public: Reinventing Lesbian/Gay Anthropology in a Globalizing World (eds E. Lewin and W. L. Leap), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310689.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Iowa, USA

  2. 3

    American University, USA

Author Information

  1. Georgia State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 17 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191029

Online ISBN: 9781444310689

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Keywords:

  • international and local formations of same-sex and transgender identities;
  • public sex - geography of female homoeroticism;
  • Evelyn Blackwood traced the development of the study of same-sex sexuality;
  • promise of gay public space;
  • gendered space and mobility in Thailand;
  • Bangkok, having homosocial spaces

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Promise of the Gay Public Space

  • Gendered Space and Mobility in Thailand

  • Anjaree and Rainbow Sky

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References