Skip to main content
Top
Gepubliceerd in:

04-04-2019 | Book Review

Mary Robertson: Growing Up Queer: Kids and the Remaking of LGBT Identity

New York, NY: New York University Press, 2019, 224 pp, ISBN: 9781479876945

Auteur: Vic Overdorf

Gepubliceerd in: Journal of Youth and Adolescence | Uitgave 5/2019

Log in om toegang te krijgen
share
DELEN

Deel dit onderdeel of sectie (kopieer de link)

  • Optie A:
    Klik op de rechtermuisknop op de link en selecteer de optie “linkadres kopiëren”
  • Optie B:
    Deel de link per e-mail

Excerpt

Queer. This is where Mary Robertson begins her analysis of LGBTQ youth and their relationships with and within the Spectrum community center, a resource and gathering space for LGBTQ youth. Queer, Robertson describes, is “both to describe a way of being in the world that opposes normal, as well as to describe sexual conduct and behavior” (Robertson 2019, p. 6). Queerness, as described by her interview subjects, pervades the Spectrum space. Queerness is its essence, its community, and its joy. Robertson notes that other social science studies on LGBTQ youth have focused heavily on “risk and resilience”, therefore coloring LGBTQ discourse in a way that highlights suffering. Robertson emphasizes the importance of belonging and becoming for LGBTQ youth, and how physical space, media representation, and linguistic history matters in their understanding of their gender and sexuality. …
Literatuur
go back to reference Kuklin, S. (2014). Beyond magenta: transgender teens speak out. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press. Kuklin, S. (2014). Beyond magenta: transgender teens speak out. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.
go back to reference Kuvalanka, K. (2013). The “Second Generation”: LGBTQ youth with LGBTQ parents. In: G. Abbie (Ed.) LGBT-parent families. Springer. (pp. 904–919). New York, NY: Springer. Kuvalanka, K. (2013). The “Second Generation”: LGBTQ youth with LGBTQ parents. In: G. Abbie (Ed.) LGBT-parent families. Springer. (pp. 904–919). New York, NY: Springer.
go back to reference Pullen, C. (Ed.) (2014). Queer youth and media cultures. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. Pullen, C. (Ed.) (2014). Queer youth and media cultures. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
go back to reference Robertson, M. (2019). Growing up Queer: kids and the remaking of LGBTQ identity. New York, NY: New York University Press. Robertson, M. (2019). Growing up Queer: kids and the remaking of LGBTQ identity. New York, NY: New York University Press.
go back to reference Rosario, M., Schrimshaw, E. W., Hunter, J., & Braun, L. (2004). Sexual identity development among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths: consistency and change over time. The Journal of Sex Research, 43(1), 46–58.CrossRef Rosario, M., Schrimshaw, E. W., Hunter, J., & Braun, L. (2004). Sexual identity development among lesbian, gay, and bisexual youths: consistency and change over time. The Journal of Sex Research, 43(1), 46–58.CrossRef
go back to reference Wolowic, J. M., Heston, L. V., Saewyc, E. M., Porta, C., & Eisenberg, M. E. (2016). Chasing the rainbow: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth and pride semiotics. Culture Health & Sexuality, 19(5), 557–571.CrossRef Wolowic, J. M., Heston, L. V., Saewyc, E. M., Porta, C., & Eisenberg, M. E. (2016). Chasing the rainbow: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer youth and pride semiotics. Culture Health & Sexuality, 19(5), 557–571.CrossRef
Metagegevens
Titel
Mary Robertson: Growing Up Queer: Kids and the Remaking of LGBT Identity
New York, NY: New York University Press, 2019, 224 pp, ISBN: 9781479876945
Auteur
Vic Overdorf
Publicatiedatum
04-04-2019
Uitgeverij
Springer US
Gepubliceerd in
Journal of Youth and Adolescence / Uitgave 5/2019
Print ISSN: 0047-2891
Elektronisch ISSN: 1573-6601
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10964-019-01019-w

Andere artikelen Uitgave 5/2019

Journal of Youth and Adolescence 5/2019 Naar de uitgave