Queer as Folk, 2009  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Ralphs, Nannette
Title
Queer as Folk
Dates
2009
Quantity
0.02 linear feet
Collection Number
2010_007
Summary
Nannette Ralphs was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Publication of this finding aid was supported in whole or part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by Oregon State Library.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

In this project, I describe different aspects of the queer community, focusing on queer slang, queer festivals, and lesbian stereotypes. In my studies, I noticed that much of queer folklore, like slang and festivals, share a common theme- fighting homophobia.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection is available for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy and additional stipulations by collectors or informants. See project release form in collection file for additional stipulations.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Release formsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Folk festivals
Pride week
Coming out week
Queer folk speech
Tranny
Gender-traders
Gay
Faggot
Queer
Joke
Untitled
Lesbian stereotypes
Butch
Hipster
Femme

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Allies
  • Bisexual
  • festivals
  • Gay
  • gay pride parades
  • gay rights movements
  • gays
  • homophobia
  • Lesbian
  • lesbians
  • Queer
  • slang
  • stereotyping
  • Transsexual
  • Personal Names :
  • Earnhardt, Aaron
  • Riddick, Ryan
  • Geographical Names :
  • Eugene (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Esoteric
  • Exoteric
  • Fieldwork project
  • Folk festivals
  • Folk speech