The one about Princess Margaret

This source preferred by Kip Jones

Authors: Jones, K.

https://vimeo.com/4339217

Place of Publication: Bournemouth UK

Place: New York City Time: 1965 An auto-ethnography/auto-biography/auto-ephemera audio/visual production that describes its creator as a member of a culture at a specific time and place: being queer in 1965 on one night in New York City at a famous (straight) mod nightclub, “Arthur”. Themes include being different, the celebration of being an outsider, seeing oneself from outside of the “norm”, and the interior conflicts of “coming out” within a continuum as a (gay) male in a straight world. These observations are set within the flux and instability of a period of great social change, but which are often viewed in retrospect as consistent and definable. Being straight or being gay can also be viewed in a similar way within the wider culture’s need to set up a sexual binary and force sexual “choice” decision-making for the benefit of the majority culture. As auto-ephemera, it documents minor transient personal moments of everyday life: something transitory, lasting a day. Through the device of the fleeting moment, the story interrogates the certainties and uncertainties of the “norms” of modernity. The script for the A/V is available at:http://www.qualitative-research.net/fqs-texte/3-07/07-3-3-e_app.pdf An article about how the A/V came to be is available at: http://www.qualitative-research.net/fqs-texte/3-07/07-3-3-e.htm

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