Wester&Lacroix.Seeing Straight Throught the Queer Eye

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Th i s ar t i c l e was down l oaded by:[O h i o S t a t e Un i vers i t y L i brar i es] [O h i o S t a t i i t y L i i O n: 7 June 2007 Access D e t a il s: [subscr i p t i on number 768489867] Pub li sher: Rou t l edge In f orma L t d R eg i s t ered i n E ng l and and W a l es R eg i s t ered Number: 1072954 R eg i s t ered o ff i ce: Mor t i mer House , 37-41 Mor t i mer S t re e t, London W1T 3JH , U K Cr i t i ca l S t ud i es i n Med i a C ommun i t i on li t i on de t a il s , i nc l ud i ng i ns t ruc t i ons f or au t hors and subscr i p t i on i n f orma t i on: h tt p: // www . i n f ormawor l d . com / smpp / t i t l e~con t en t = t 713597236 S e e i ng "S t ra i gh t " t hrough Q ue er E ye: E xpos i t he S t t eg i c Rhe t or i c o f H e t eronorma t i v i t y i n a Med i a t ed R i t ua l o f G ay R ebe lli Rober t W es t er f e l haus; C e l es t e Lacro i x To c i t e t h i s Ar t i c l e: W es t er f e l haus , t and Lacro i x , C e l t , ' S e e i t ra i gh t " t hrough Q ue er E ye: E xpos i t he S t ra t i t or i c o f H e t t i v i t y i n a Med i a t ed R i t l o f G ay R ebe lli ' , i t i l S t ud i i i a C ommun i t i on , 23:5 , 426 - 444 To li nk t o t h i s ar t i c l e: D OI: 10 . 1080 / 07393180601046196 U RL: h tt p: // dx . do i . org / 10 . / PL E AS E S C R O LL D O W N F O R A R TIC L E F u ll t erms and cond i t i ons o f use: h tt p: // . i n f l d . / t erms-and-cond i t i ons-o f -access . pd f i s ar t i c l e maybe used f or rese arch , t e ach i ng and pr i va t e s t udy purposes . Any subs t an t i a l or sys t ema t i c reproduc t i on , re-d i s t r i bu t i on , re-se lli ng , l oan or sub- li cens i ng , sys t t i c supp l y or d i s t r i bu t i on i n any f orm t o anyone i s express l y f orb i dden . The pub li sher does no t g i ve warran t y or i mp li or make any represen t a t i on t ha t t con t t s w ill be comp l e t e or accura t e or up t o da t e . accuracy o f i ns t ruc t i ons , f ormu l a e and drug doses shou l d i ndependen t l y ver i f i ed w i t h pr i mary sources . The pub li sher sha ll no t li ab l e f or any l oss , ac t i , c l a i ms , proce ed i ngs , demand or cos t s or damages wha t soever or howsoever caused ar i s i ng d i rec t l y or i nd i t l y i n connec t i on w i t h or ar i s i ng ou t o f t he use o f t h i s ma t er i a l . © T ay l or and Franc i s 2007
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Down l oaded By: [ Oh i o S t a e Un vers y L brar es ] A : 17:45 7 June 2007 Seeing ‘‘Straight’’ through Queer Eye: Exposing the Strategic Rhetoric of Heteronormativity in a Mediated Ritual of Gay Rebellion Robert Westerfelhaus & Celeste Lacroix Bravo’s hit series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy has garnered much popular and critical acclaim. While from a Queer theory perspective, Queer Eye’s openly gay stars and their easy fraternization with straight men can be celebrated, there are reasons for critical concern. In interrogating the series as an expression of the strategic rhetoric of heteronormativity, we examine how Queer Eye functions as a mediated ritual of rebellion that domesticates Queers, contains Queer sexuality, and places straight men at the sociosexual center. The series thus supports the very heteronormative order it seems
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