Butch Queens Up in Pumps: Gender, Performance, and Ballroom by Marlon M. Bailey

By Marlon M. Bailey

Butch Queens Up in Pumps examines Ballroom tradition, within which inner-city LGBT contributors gown, dance, and style to compete for prizes and trophies. members are affiliated with a home, an alternate relations constitution more often than not named after high fashion designers and delivering aid to this assorted neighborhood. Marlon M. Bailey’s wealthy first-person functionality ethnography of the Ballroom scene in Detroit examines Ballroom as a queer cultural formation that upsets dominant notions of gender, sexuality, kinship, and community.

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