Queer and Dis/Abled

Special Issue Journal of Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Identity
Volume 4, Issue 1, January 1999

Guest Editors: Dawn Atkins and Cathy Marston


Research, essays, poetry and reviews exploring the intersections of lesbian/bisexual/gay/transgendered and disabled identities.


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

EDITORIAL
Creating Accessible Queer Community: Intersections and Fractures with Dis/Ability Praxis
by Dawn Atkins & Cathy Marston
Disability and Chronic Illness Identity: Interviews with Lesbians and Bisexual Women and their Partners
by Sara Axtell
Queers and Crips: Parallel Identity Development Processes for Persons with Nonvisible Disabilities and Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Persons
by Elizabeth Cramer and Stephen F. Gilson
Coming Out and Coming Home
by Tom Shakespeare

Wherein Lie the "Secrets of Life?": An Argument Against Biological Essentialism
by Sumi Elaine Colligan

INTERVIEW
Interview with Shelley Tremain
by Cathy Marston and Dawn Atkins

PERSONAL AS THEORY
Coming Out Disabled: Queer Contributions to Living with Disability
by Diana Courvant
Vision Check
by Marge Tolchin

POETRY
was ich bin
by Ahimsa Timoteo Bodhran
No Decision Here
by Connie Panzarino

REVIEWS
Body, Remember.
by Kenny Fries.
Staring Back: The Disability Experience from the Inside Out.
Edited by Kenny Fries.
Reviewed by Tom Shakespeare
The Sexual Politics of Disability: Untold Desires.
By Tom Shakespeare, Kath Gillespie-Sells, and Dominic Davies.. Looking Queer: Body Image and Identity in Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Communities.
Edited by Dawn Atkins.
Reviewed by Shelley Tremain

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