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Author Kerrigan, Páraic.

Title LGBTQ Visibility, Media and Sexuality in Ireland
Published Milton : Taylor & Francis Group, 2020
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Description 1 online resource (193 p.)
Series Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media Ser
Routledge Research in Gender, Sexuality, and Media Ser
Contents Intro -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgements -- List of Abbreviations -- 1. LGBTQ visibility, media and sexuality in Ireland -- Breaking silence -- Queer media studies, queer production studies and media activism -- Theorising queer visibility -- Irish media industries and LGBTQ civil rights movements -- Mapping the book -- Notes -- 2. Respectably gay?: Gay male visibility on current-affairs television (1974-1980) -- Introduction -- Mainstreaming and the confessional
Coming out of the closet on Last House (1975) -- Documenting the confessional: Tuesday Report (1977) -- Locating the homodomestic on Week In (1980) -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 3. Fifty shades of gay: Lesbian and gay visibility on The Late Late Show (1980-1989) -- Introduction -- The LLS: cultural contexts and programming conventions -- Changing the contours of queer visibility -- Lesbians: the lavender women of Irish television -- The curious case of the lesbian nuns -- Debating homosexuality on the LLS -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 4. AIDS and the disruption of queer visibility (1983-1994)
Haunting the tiger from the edges: Proof -- Scandal, corruption and queer dalliances -- Queerness on the fringes of the Celtic Tiger economy -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Conclusion: Queer visibility beyond marriage equality and Leo Varadkar -- Notes -- Index
Introduction -- Hegemonic news media and media institutions -- Alternative media economies: OUT magazine -- Queer alliances and community documentary activism -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 5. Coitus interruptus: Queer visibility on the sitcom and soap opera (1995-1998) -- Introduction -- Developing an Irish sitcom and soap opera -- Representing queerness on the Irish sitcom -- Sitcom conventions and writing a queer character -- Coding a queer character on the Irish sitcom -- Cautious and uncertain: writing a queer Irish sitcom character -- 'Where the guys are so pretty': gay visibility on Fair City
Tentative emergence of gayness -- Televising and producing the first gay kiss: a tug-of-war -- Institutional treatment of the gay kiss -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 6. Queer visibility, television drama and the Celtic Tiger (1999-2007) -- Introduction -- The Celtic Tiger and LGBTQ politics -- Globalisation of Irish television and mainstreaming queer visibility -- Cosmopolitanism and the 'international gay' on The Clinic -- The cosmopolitan gay citizen -- 'Transglobal coolness' and Dublin as a cosmopolitan space -- The global gay, local struggles and the homodomestic space
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1000333027