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Feminist Media Histories (2022) 8 (4): 85–116.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Nancy Tomes This article revisits 1980s media coverage about the AIDS epidemic in the United States. Using insights from feminist media and affect theory, I examine the widespread perception that both science and journalism failed in their responsibility to report accurately about AIDS. The AIDS...
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Feminist Media Histories (2019) 5 (2): 181–210.
Published: 01 April 2019
... queer desire. Phone sex, or dial-a-porn, as it was first called, rose to popularity in the 1980s amid the AIDS crisis. Chesley's depiction of it onstage reimagined the pornographic address, unleashing it from the visual primacy of video porn of the time to foreground elegiac, pedagogic, and ethical...