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Finding Voice in the Queer Book: Spotlight on GLBTQ Communication, GLBTQ Studies Division of NCA (2011)
Voices from the Intersections of Rhetoric and Performance, Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division of NCA (2011)
A Stitch in Time: Public Emotionality and the Repertoire of Citizenship, Remembering the AIDS Quilt, (2011)
A Method to the Madness: Rhetoric, Public Policy, and the Study of Everyday Life, Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division of the National Communication Association (NCA) Division, (2010)
Diabetes on Trial: Sonia Sotomayor and the Rhetoric of Recuperation, Latina/o Studies Division of NCA (2010)
Troubled Interventions: Public Policy, Vectors of Disease, and the Rhetoric of Diabetes Management, Rhetoric Society of America (2010)
There are Many Copies: Queer Subtext and Performative Reiteration in Battlestar Galactica, Society for Cinema and Media Studies (2010)
Queer Teenagers and the Mediation of Utopian Catastrophe, Critical Studies in Media Communication (2010)
Recent cover stories about queer teenagers mark a noticeable shift in the discourse surrounding lesbian,...
Resisting the Rhetoric of Diabetes, Disability Studies Caucus of the National Communication Association (2009)
Romancing the Difference: Kenneth Burke, Bob Jones University, and the Rhetoric of Religious Fundamentalism, Rhetoric and Public Affairs (2009)
The article reviews the book "Romancing the Difference: Kenneth Burke, Bob Jones University, and the...
United We Stand, Divided We Fall”: AIDS, Armorettes, and the Tactical Repertoires of Drag (with Isaac West), Southern Communication Journal (2009)
This essay focuses on the Armorettes, an Atlanta-based drag troupe that has played a critical...
Utopia or Apocalypse?: Sexual Fluidity, Assimilation, and the Precariousness of Queer Youth, Rhetoric Society of America (2008)
Media/Queered: Visibility and Its Discontents, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly (2008)
The interludes include reflections by Pulitzer Prize-winner Studs Turkel, Tracy Baim of the Windy City...
Passing, Protesting, and the Arts of Resistance: Infiltrating the Ritual Space of Blood Donation, Quarterly Journal of Speech (2008)
This essay critically engages challenges made against the federally mandated deferral policies which prohibit "men...
Border Transgressions, Latina/Latino Studies Division of NCA (2007)
Isaiah Washington‟s Excitable Speech: Epithets and the Politics of Public Transformation, Caucus on LGBTQ Concerns of NCA (2007)
A Queer Anxiety: Assimilation Politics and Cinematic Hedonics in Relax . . . It’s, Journal of Homosexuality (2007)
This essay explores the commodification of queer identities in independent cinema, offering particular attention to...
A Queer Anxiety: Assimilation Politics and Cinematic Hedonics in Relax . . . It’s, LGBT Studies and Queer Theory: New Conflicts, Collaborations, and Contested Terrain, (2007)
In Defense of Gaydar: Reality Television and the Politics of the GlanceA previous version of this essay was presented at the 2004 National Communication Association's annual convention in Chicago, Critical Studies in Media Communication (2006)
The reality dating programs Boy Meets Boy and Playing It Straight purported to illustrate the...
Growing Pains: Cover Stories about Queer Teens and the Anxiety of Queer Politic, GLBTQ Studies Division of NCA (2006)
There are Worse Diseases You Could Have, Rhetorical and Communication Theory Division of NCA (2006)
Seriality and Multicultural Dissent in the Same-Sex Marriage Debate, Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies (2006)
“Seriality” is a useful critical heuristic for engaging the contours of identity politics, as it...
Weather of Mass Destruction: Crisis Rhetoric, Hurricane Katrina, and the Politics of Meaning, Southern States Communication Association (2006)
Side By Side: On Having a Gay or Lesbian Sibling, Journal of GLBT Family Studies (2006)
Review of Side By Side: On Having a Gay or Lesbian Sibling, edited by Andrew...
Passing, Protesting, and the Arts of Resistance: Infiltrating the Ritual Space of Blood Donation., GLBT Studies Division of NCA (2005)
Straight: Constructions of Heterosexuality in the Cinema, Film Quarterly (2005)
Review of Straight: Constructions of Heterosexuality in the Cinema, by Wheeler Winston Dixon
Looking for Mr. Right: Assessing Cultural „Gaydar‟ on Boy Meets Boy, GLBT Studies Division of NCA (2004)
Prudential Judgment and Multicultural Dissent in the Gay Marriage Debate, Argumentation Division of NCA (2004)
Intersecting Voices? Embodied Performances of Feminist and Queer Citizenships, Critical and Cultural Studies Division of NCA (2003)
Love Me Gender: Normative Homosexuality and "Ex-gay" Performativity in Reparative Therapy Narratives, Text and Performance Quarterly (2003)
Advocates of "reparative therapy" employ a modified version of Judith Butler's "normative heterosexuality" discourse to...
Queer Citizenship and the Stigma of Banned Blood, National Communication Association (2003)
Misplaced Metaphors of Multiculturalism: Holocaust Commodification and Identity Politics in The Pink Swastika, GLBT Studies Division of NCA (2002)
Sexuality, Science, and the Performance of Nationalism: The Abject Citizen in an Era of AIDS, Critical and Cultural Studies Division of NCA (2002)
Disciplining the Nomadic Citizen: Identity Politics and Nationalism in the „Tokyo Rose‟ Tria, Western Communication Association (2002)
If You Can‟t Be With the One You Love, Love the One You‟re With: A Rhetorical Analysis of the Reparative Therapy Narrative Love Won Out, NCA (2001)
Resisting Assimilation?: Anxiety and Representation in Relax . . . It’s Just Sex, GLBT Studies Division of NCA (2001)
The Unintentional Martyr: Constructing Matthew Shepard as an Ideological Site for Social Action., Public Address Division of NCA (2000)