Traces the emergence of new Western influenced global language of same-sex culture.
William L. Leap is a professor of anthropology at American
University and the coeditor with Ellen Lewin of Out in the
Field: Reflections of Lesbian and Gay Anthropologists and
Out in Theory: The Emergence of Lesbian and Gay Anthropology.Tom
Boellstorff is an assistant professor of anthropology at the
University of California at Irvine.
"This cohesive collection is a major, timely, and welcome contribution to a changing field. It engages a series of criss-crossing topics not previously studied in this fashion, and certainly not on this scale." --- Roger N. Lancaster, author of The Trouble with Nature: Sex in Science and Popular Culture and coeditor of The Gender/Sexuality Reader