Bully BloggerThe Bully Bloggers are a queer word art group.  We write about everything queer, so, pretty much everything.  Politics, culture, etiquette, vampires, cartoons, the news, philosophy, utopia and revolution.  This blog is our Bully Pulpit; we preach to the converted, the unconverted and the indifferent.  We are very serious, but in a silly sort of way.  We will be posting on topics that change weekly (approximately).  Please send us commentaries about any of our posted topics, and we will post them if approved!  Though we’re delighted with debate and disagreement, we will not post comments that are merely insulting.  We are at bullybloggers@gmail.com.

And we are:

LISA DUGGAN, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU.  Journalist, activist, ambivalent academic. Author of Twilight of Equality: Neoliberalism, Cultural Politics and the Attack on Democracy (Beacon, 2003) and Sapphic Slashers: Sex, Violence and American Modernity (Duke, 2000).  Co-author with Nan Hunter of Sex Wars: Sexual Politics and Political Culture (Routledge, 1995; 10th anniversary edition 2006), and co-editor with Lauren Berlant of Our Monica, Ourselves: The Clinton Affair and National Interest (NYU Press, 2001

J. JACK HALBERSTAM, Professor of English, American Studies and Ethnicity and Gender Studies at USC. Halberstam works in the areas of popular, visual and queer culture with an emphasis on subcultures. Halberstam is the author of, Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of Monsters (Duke Up, 1995), Female Masculinity (Duke UP, 1998),  In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives (NYU Press, 2005). Halberstam was also the co-author with Del LaGrace Volcano of a photo/essay book, The Drag King Book (Serpent’s Tail, 1999),  and with Ira Livingston of an anthology, Posthuman Bodies (Indiana UP, 1995). Halberstam is currently finishing a book titled “Notes on Failure” and beginning another on “Bats”…yes, the ones with wings and teeth.

JOSÉ ESTEBAN MUNOZ is Associate Professor and  Chair of Performance Studies at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University. He is the author of Disidentifications: Queers of Color and the Performance of Politics (Minnesota: 1999) and the Cruising Utopia: The Then and There of Queer Futurity (NYU Press: Forthcoming, Nov. 2009). He has edited and co-edited various books and special issues of journals, most recently an issue of the journal Women and Performance, “Between Affect and Psychoanalysis: A Public Feelings Project” (forthcoming Sept. 2009). He also co-edits the Sexual Cultures book series with Ann Pellegrini.

TAVIA NYONG’O, Associate Professor of Performance Studies at NYU. Author of The Amalgamation Waltz: Race, Performance and the Ruses of Memory (University of Minnesota Press, 2009). Co-editor of Social Text.

SANDY SOTO is Associate Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona and Editor of Feminist Formations. She is the author of Reading Chican@ Like a Queer: The De-Mastery of Desire. She writes, thinks, and teaches about queer things, brown things, and Arizona challenging things–usually all at once.

ENG-BENG LIM, Assistant Professor of Sexuality Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies Program, Dartmouth College. Author of Brown Boys and Rice Queens: Spellbinding Encounters in the Asias (NYU Press, 2014). He is a currently working on boy harems, botanical performance, the global university complex, and the emporium of senses.


10 Responses to “About”

  1. Sarah Schulman May 24, 2009 at 11:23 pm #

    Looking forward to seeing what you have to say.

  2. Amanda Littauer May 25, 2009 at 10:31 pm #

    Promising and exciting space–will be back for more.

  3. Lois Sida May 26, 2009 at 4:09 pm #

    You have converted me already. I used to care now I’m Indifferent. I’ll be back.


  4. Tricia Rose May 31, 2009 at 12:32 pm #

    LOVE this. Will keep checking in!
    Power to the queer bully pulpit!
    Tricia Rose

  5. Stephanie Gilmore June 1, 2009 at 8:34 pm #

    fuck yes! Love it! This is my new home page.

  6. Laura Mamo June 2, 2009 at 5:53 pm #

    great forum. I’ll check back often.

  7. Tey Meadow June 3, 2009 at 11:49 am #

    fantastic! blog on!

  8. naylandblake June 9, 2009 at 6:46 pm #

    OK, Y’all are stuck on my blogroll. Can’t wait to see what ensues.



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