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Challenging heterosexism from the other point of view

Dana Frei

Challenging heterosexism from the other point of view

representations of homosexuality in Queer as folk and The L word

by Dana Frei

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Published by Peter Lang in Bern, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Homosexuality on television,
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology) on television

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesQueer as folk (Television program : Great Britain), Queer as folk (Television program : United States), L word (Television program)
    StatementDana Frei
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1992.8.H64 F74 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25170723M
    ISBN 109783034311076
    LC Control Number2011052995

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