A list of monographs in queer ethnography (by Karen Nakamura)

Ignore the strikethroughs.



Early monographs on human sexuality:

    • Goffman, Erving (1963). Stigma: notes on the management of spoiled identity. New York: Touchstone
    • Humphreys, Laud (1970/1975). Tearoom trade: impersonal sex in public places. New York: Aldine De Gruyter. ISBN 9780202302836.
    • Hogbin, [Herbert] Ian (1970). The Island of Menstruating Men: Religion in Wogeo, New Guinea. Scranton: Chandler.
    • Newton, Esther (1972). Mother camp: female impersonators in America.Chicago, University of Chicago Press. ISBN 9780226577609.
    • Herdt, Gilbert (1981). Guardians of the Flutes: Idioms of Masculinity. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ISBN 9780226327495.
  • Gay and Lesbian Studies
    • Nanda, Serena (1990) Neither Man Nor Woman: The Hijras of India. Wadsworth. ISBN 0534509037.
    • Williams, Walter (1992). The Spirit and the Flesh: Sexual Diversity in American Indian Culture. Boston: Beacon.
    • Weston, Kath (1991) Families We Choose. Columbia University Press. ISBN 9780231110938.
    • Lancaster, Roger (1993) Life is Hard: Machismo, Danger, and the Intimacy of Power in Nicaragua. UC Press. 0520089294
  • Early Queer Ethnographies
    • Stryker, Susan (1996).Gay by the Bay: A History of Queer Culture in the San Francisco Bay Area. Chronicle Books. ISBN 0811811875
    • Gamson, Joshua (1998). Freaks talk back: tabloid talk shows and sexual non-conformity. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ISBN 0226280659 >
    • Kulick, Don (1998). Travesti: sex, gender, and culture among Brazilian transgendered prostitutes. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. ISBN 0226461009
  • Recent ethnographies and monographs (2000+)
    • Manalansan, M (2003) Global Divas: Filipino Gay Men in the Diaspora. ISBN 0822332175.
    • Erzen, T. (2006). Straight to Jesus: sexual and Christian conversions in the ex-gay movement. Berkeley, University of California Press. ISBN 0520245822.
    • Sinnot, Megan (2004). Toms and Dees: Transgender Identity and Female Same Sex Relationships in Thailand. U-Hawaii Press. ISBN 0824828526.
    • Bhaskaran, S. (2004). Made in India: Decolonizations, Queer Sexualities, Trans/national Projects. New York: Palgrave.
    • Boellstorff, Tom (2005). The Gay Archipelago: Sexuality and the Nation in Indonesia. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP.
    • Boellstorff, Tom (2007). A Coincidence of Desires: Anthropology, Queer Studies, Indonesia. Durham, NC: Duke UP.
    • Valentine, D (2007) Imagining Transgender: An Ethnography of a Category. Durham: Duke University Press. ISBN 0822338696.
    • Padilla, Mark (2007) Caribbean Pleasure Industry: Tourism, Sexuality, and AIDS in the Dominican Republic. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
    • Wekker, G (2007) The Politics of Passion: Women's Sexual Culture in the Afro- Surinamese Diaspora. New York: Columbia University Press.
    • Karkazis, Katrina (2008) Fixing Sex: Intersex, Medical Authority, and Lived Experience. Duke University Press.
    • Gaudio, Rudolf (2009) Allah Made Us: Sexual Outlaws in an Islamic African City. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
    • Blackwood, Evelyn (2010) Falling into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia. Honolulu: U-Hawaii Press.
    • Weiss, Margot (2011) Techniques of Pleasure: BDSM and the Circuits of Sexuality. Durham: Duke University Press. ISBN 9780822351597.
    • Morgensen, Scott (2011) Spaces Between Us: Queer Settler Colonialism and Indigenous Decolonialization.Minneapolis: U-Minn Press.
    • Allen, Jafari (2011). ¡Venceremos?: The Erotics of Black Self-making in Cuba. Durham: Duke University Press.
    • Moore Mignon R. (2011). Invisible Families: Gay Identities, Relationships, and Motherhood among Black Women. Berkeley: University of California Press.
    • Dave, Naisargi (2012). Queer Activism in India: A Story in the Anthropology of Ethics. Durham: Duke University Press.
    • Murray, David (2012). Flaming Souls: Homosexuality, Homophobia, and Social Change in Barbados. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. 160 pp.
    • Engebretsen, Elisabeth (2013). Queer Women in Urban China. New York: Routledge.
    • Stout, Noelle (2014). After Love: Queer Intimacy and Erotic Economies in Post-Soviet Cuba. ISBN 9780822356851.
    • Ochoa, Marcia (2014). Queen for a day: Transformistas, Beauty Queens, and the Performance of Femininity in Venezuela. ISBN 9780822356264.  
    • Kulick, Don and Jens Rydström (2015). Loneliness and its opposite: Sex, Disability, and the Ethics of Engagement. Durham: Duke University Press. ISBN 978-0822358336
  • Edited Volumes and Anthologies
    • Glave, Thomas (2008) Our Caribbean: A gathering of lesbian and gay writing from the Antilles. Duke University Press.
    • Murray, David, ed. (2009) Homophobias: Lust and loathing across time and space. Charlotte: Duke University Press.
  • Other Books
    • Feinstein, Leslie (1993). Stone Butch Blues. ISBN 9781555838539.
    • Altman, Dennis (2001). Global Sex.
    • Young, Antonia (2001), Women who become men: Albanian Sworn Virgins.
    • Reddy, Gayatri (2005). With respect to sex: Negotiating Hijra Idenitty.
    • Halberstam, Judith (1998). Female masculinity. Durham, NC ; London, Duke University Press.
  • Articles:
    • Emilio, John (1983). Sexual politics, sexual communities: the making of a homosexual minority in the United States 1940-1970. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
    • Davis, D. L. and R. G. Whitten (1987). "The cross-cultural study of human sexuality." Annual Review of Anthropology 16: 69-98.
    • Weston, Kath (1993). "Lesbian/gay studies in the house of anthropology." Annual Review of Anthropology (22): 339-67.
    • Bustos-Aguilar, Pedro (1995). "Mister don't touch the banana: notes on the popularity of the ethnosexed body south of the border." Critique of Anthropology (15): 149-170.
    • Wim Lunsing (1999) - Love and Sex in Japan
    • Deborah Elliston (1995) - Erotic Anthropology
    • Dave, Naisargi (2011). Indian and lesbian and what came next: Affect, commensuration, and queer emergences. American Ethnologist Volume 38. Issue 4. November (Pages 650 - 665).
    • Geller, Pamela (2009). Bodyscapes, Biology, and Heteronormativity. AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST, Vol. 111, Issue 4, pp. 504–516. DOI: 10.1111/j.1548-1433.2009.01159.x. -- On archaeology and queer bodies
  • Annual Reviews of Anthropology
  • Films
    • Early Films
      • Paris is Burning (1990)
    • Religion and Sexuality
    • Gender Variance