Shannon Weber (UCSB): What’s Wrong with Be(com)ing Queer? Biological Determinism as Discursive Queer Hegemony. Sarah Radtke (Ryerson) and Maryanne L. Fisher (Saint Mary’s): An Examination of Evolutionary Themes in 1950s - 1960s Lesbian Pulp Fiction. From The Advocate, Matthew Breen on the gayest cities in America, 2013. Victor Minichiello reviews Touching Encounters: Sex, Work, and Male-for-Male Internet Escorting by Kevin Walby. Do today’s gays have it too easy? Twenty years ago, gays were united and politicized by AIDS — the new gay generation barely remembers it. Michael Abernethy reviews Pray the Gay Away: The Extraordinary Lives of Bible Belt Gays by Bernadette C. Barton. Hollywood can't handle gay sex: Tinseltown supports LGBT rights everywhere but the big screen. Andrew Sullivan on how we’re slowly getting a sense of how many TGBQLX people there are in America — i.e. how many homosexuals, lesbians and transgenders there are in the population.