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  Contributor Biography:  Tirza True Latimer 
 
Tirza True Latimer earned her Ph.D. in art history at Stanford University. She has published work from a lesbian feminist perspective on a range of topics in the fields of art history and criticism, the decorative arts, and performance. Latimer lectures in art history, feminist studies, and gender studies at various San Francisco Bay Area institutions. She is currently guest-curating an exhibition on Claude Cahun and Marcel Moore for the Berkeley Art Museum and working on a book entitled "Looking Like a Lesbian: The Sexual Politics of Portraiture in Paris between the Wars."

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social sciences >> The Closet

If the closet has served to institutionalize homosexuality as shameful and inferior vis-à-vis the legitimate heterosexual culture, it has also provided a space of possibility for subversive sexual and political acts.

   

 

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