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Coming Out Conversations and Gay/Bisexual Men's Sexual Health: A Constitutive Metamodel Study
(Lexington Books, 2014)
This chapter explores the implications of family members and health care providers introducing topics of sexual health into coming out conversations. It is embedded in a constitutive model of coming out that generatively ...
Finding Yourself in Mad Men
(Cambridge Scholars, 2012)
The author reflects on how he places his father into the character of Don Draper, especially in consideration of Don's and his father's alcoholism.
The rhetorical function of laugh tracks in situation comedies: examining queer shame in Will & Grace and Roseanne
(Relevant Rhetoric, 2015)
I examine laugh track use in two highly popular television programs, Will & Grace and Roseanne, to consider how the construction of what is or is not supposed to be funny has rhetorical implications for queer identities ...
Mad Men in the Classroom: A Collection of Classroom-Tested Teaching Tools
(Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015)
This chapter includes classroom materials ranging from detailed lecture notes to assignments and activities to complete syllabuses that can be adopted for personal use.
What Do People Mean When They Say They “Had Sex”? Connecting Communication and Behavior
(Kendall Hunt, 2016)
What do people mean when they say they “had sex”? The most-cited study regarding what activities are communicated as having “had sex” is now over 20 years old. This chapter provides findings from a study that replicated ...
Identity, Relationships, and Culture: A Constitutive Model of Coming Out
(Kendall Hunt, 2016)
For several decades, researchers across many disciplines have developed a large body of research exploring the topic of coming out. This research has provided many insights about what it means for gay, lesbian, and ...
Doing Feminist Interpersonal Communication Research: A Call for Action, Two Methodological Approaches, and Theoretical Potentials
(Michigan Technological University Humanities Department, 2015)
What does it mean to " do " feminist interpersonal communication research? Interpersonal communication studies hold great potential for practical insights into how relationships are (en)gendered, informed (and even ...
Popular Culture Studies and Autoethnography: An Essay on Method
(The Popular Culture Studies Journal, 2015)
We begin this essay by defining autoethnography, paying special attention to the various orientations of autoethnographic research. We then review popular culture research that has used autoethnography as a method of inquiry ...
Communication and Healthy Sexual Practices: Toward a Holistic Communicology of Sexuality
This essay proposes a holistic communicology of sexuality inclusive of connections between sex, relationships, and health. Noting the rarity of research studies about sexuality in the communication discipline, two approaches ...
Interpretive Theorizing in the Seductive World of Sexuality and Interpersonal Communication: Getting Guerilla with Studies of Sexting and Purity Rings
(University of Southern California, Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism, 2013)
The author explains how interpretive studies of sexuality will be of benefit to relationship studies in and out of the communication discipline.