The Gay Lesbian Transgender and Queer area of the Mid Atlantic
American/Popular Culture Conference (Baltimore MD, October 27-29, 2006)
welcomes proposals on the representations of lesbian, gay, bisexual,
transgender, transsexual, and transvestite communities in popular culture.
We encourage discussion of such issues in any medium of popular culture,
such as TV, movies, Internet and computer games, journalism, billboards
and advertising, comics and graphic novels, stand up comedy, novels,
nonfiction literature, music, theatre or politics and punditry.
Some topics such abstracts might explore include the following:
self-discovery, life phases, cross-group alliances, and family in LGBTQ