Chapter 8. Back and Forth to the Land: Negotiating Rural and Urban Sexuality Among the Radical Faeries

  1. Ellen Lewin professor2 and
  2. William L. Leap professor3
  1. Scott Morgensen assistant professor

Published Online: 24 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310689.ch8

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

Morgensen, S. (2009) Back and Forth to the Land: Negotiating Rural and Urban Sexuality Among the Radical Faeries, 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.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Iowa, USA

  2. 3

    American University, USA

Author Information

  1. Macalester College, 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:

  • negotiating rural and urban sexuality among the radical faeries;
  • historical culture of radical faeries;
  • “gay shamanism”;
  • planning gatherings and managing sanctuaries, sustaining radical faerie culture;
  • Managing rural life;
  • Nomenews and The Raddish, Nomenus officers asserting sanctuary's value;
  • pastoralism and primitivism, common to modern metropolitan and settler subjects

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Narrating Rural Roots for Sexual Liberation

  • Modern Sexualities in Transit

  • Conclusion

  • References