Anne (netmouse) wrote,
Anne
netmouse

Thesis on Identity Politics

My friend Jamie Heckert has submitted his PhD Thesis, Resisting Orientation: On the Complexities of Desire and the Limits of Identity Politics

and you can read it at
http://moebius.psy.ed.ac.uk/~heckert/thesis/

I fancy I had something to do with heading Jamie toward this topic, having been the first woman he found himself attracted to back when he had spent his life identifying as gay (despite tremendous pressure from his Iowa home town and family). Grinnell College, where we went to school, had a wonderful GLBT community and yet even it had political striations along GL/B/T lines (GLBT is gay, lesbian, bisexual, transexual, for those who don't know). I hope his work gets a lot of attention.
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