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Plane queer : labor, sexuality, and AIDS in the history of male flight attendants

Author
Tiemeyer, Philip James, 1970-
Title
Plane queer : labor, sexuality, and AIDS in the history of male flight attendants / Phil Tiemeyer.
Format
Book
Published
Berkeley : University of California Press, [2013]
Description
xi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-277) and index.
Contents
  • List of illustrations
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • The pre-World War II "gay" flight attendant
  • The Cold War gender order
  • "Homosexual panic" and the steward's demise
  • Flight attendants and queer civil rights
  • Flight attendants, women's liberation, and gay liberation
  • Flight attendants and the origins of an epidemic
  • The traynor legacy versus the "patient zero" myth
  • Queer equality in the age of neoliberalism
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index.
Kinsey subjects
Civil liberties.
Homosexuals and employment--Male--United States.
Sex behavior and occupation--Male--United States.
ISBN
9780520274761 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0520274768 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780520274778 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520274776 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780520955301 (ebook)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
532.6 T54 p5 2013
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute