Genderplay and Queer Mapping

Heterotopia as Sites of Possible Gender Reform as Spatial Reconstruction
  • Sandra Schmidt
Part of the Breakthroughs in the Sociology of Education book series (BSE)


Many will likely look back at June 2015 as a pivotal month for queer and trans activists. In June, Caitlyn Jenner debuted on the cover of Vanity Fair. This media-supported public coming out transition of the Olympic athlete and reality television star brought widespread attention to transgender issues, politics, and identities. Just weeks later, the Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).


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  • Sandra Schmidt
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  1. 1.Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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