Mots-Clés queer studies homosexuality sociology sexuality études gays et lesbiennes homosexualité sociologie sexualité. Most lesbians and gay men do not live in London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney or the handful of other global gay cities that dominate the literature. In that context, I turn now to briefly charting some of the recent history of gay life in the Leicester and the surrounding region.
They also question gender relationships and are indeed representations of forms of territorialisation, predominantly masculine, which reveal the absence of similar places for homosexual women. At present, the neighbourhood continues to be socially, economically, and ethnically diverse.
If you talk to members of my generation now, they look back at that moment as a magical moment, a utopian moment when everything seemed possible.
But still, regardless of that, as I have said, it is an abomination, and we should condemn it. It had people who came to identify as gay, lesbian, bi, trans, intersex … [As to] social backgrounds, most people who were active in the very early stages tended to be from middle-class or low middle-class backgrounds.
Theorizations that see expressions of neoliberalism and homonormativity everywhere, in everything, foreshadow other experiences, economic practices, and social relationships. Not all tracing back to Stonewall, but making use of the image, the myth of Stonewall as a mobilising factor.
It was obviously influenced by the Gay Liberation movement in the United States, post-Stonewall, but it also had many British characteristics.