New PDF release: Making Space for Queer-Identifying Religious Youth

By Yvette Taylor

ISBN-10: 1137502592

ISBN-13: 9781137502599

Taylor explores how sexual and non secular id and expression collectively and complexly build each other in occasions of religious-sexual citizenship. The publication charts younger people's realizing of faith, investigating the stories, offerings and identities of queer adolescence taken with inclusive church buildings.

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Martens; elegance out the window’ as empowering in ‘becoming’ the ‘real’ Nicola, she simultaneously found that embodied presentations incurred challenges and caused tension when attending new churches: And sometimes it makes me feel really self-conscious when I go into a church and everyone can tell I’m gay and I’m like, ‘Yes, okay, I’m gay and walking into church. Is there a problem with this? ’ and I don’t like the anticipation of ‘might be asked to leave’... but you never know, if a pastor is going to be a bit of a twat and he’s just going to say, ‘Actually no gay people, sorry’.

In addition, my own fieldwork experience took me out of the UK context to the US, where I attended the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) in San Francisco – incorrectly introduced as from MCC UK, and thereafter awkwardly negotiating insider-outsider practices and positions. Both the PI and the RA position produced outsider/insider placements, interacting with intersections between respondents’ sexual and religious identities and other factors such as class, gender, and ethnicity (Taylor, Hines and Casey 2010).

Reflecting on this is suggestive of a responsiveness to and appreciation of the work ‘completed’ and the work still-to-do. ‘Public sociology’ can contribute to processes of inclusion or exclusion (Burawoy, 2005; Back, 2007), depending on how knowledge is accessed, analysed, interpreted, delivered, and used within and beyond the walls of academia. As I have previously argued, the entrepreneurial university – and indeed the ‘entrepreneurial’ funded researcher – has been tasked with making an impact in responsibilising citizens to come forward and make a difference, as conveyed in shifting funding priorities, including, for example, ‘changing behaviours’ (Taylor and Addison, 2014).

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