Welcome to the WikiEdit

This wiki has been created as a learning tool for Professor Longo's Oakes 150 Spring 2015 class "Queer Theory and History in the US". Throughout the wiki you can find a number of glossary terms to aid in your learning experience. Along with this wiki, three other sister projects have been created for the class:

A historical archive of queer history -

A historical timeline of queer history -

What is Queer Theory?Edit

Queer theory is a field of post-structural analysis that challenges the idea that sex, sexuality, and gender are static and essential concepts. Queer theory often deals with non-conformity and expressions outside of the binary.

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