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The purpose of this research is to understand the relationship of dress and queer women, and how their sexual identity influences their appearance management behaviors without ignoring other subject positions such as class, race, ethnicity, location, age, and religion. Understanding queer women’s experiences with clothing is of benefit to society for promotion of equality. It is hoped this research will result in the reduction of discrimination.

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Jan 1st, 12:00 AM

Fashioning Queer Bodies: Intersections of Dress, Identity, and Anxiety for Queer Women

The purpose of this research is to understand the relationship of dress and queer women, and how their sexual identity influences their appearance management behaviors without ignoring other subject positions such as class, race, ethnicity, location, age, and religion. Understanding queer women’s experiences with clothing is of benefit to society for promotion of equality. It is hoped this research will result in the reduction of discrimination.

 

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