Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 11374
Author(s): Weston, Lisa.
Title : Queering Virginity [The author suggests that queer theory is helpful for teaching students about virginity. It allows virginity to be seen, not as simply unnatural or negation, but rather as a sensual and transgressive act that is better than marriage. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Medieval Feminist Forum , 36., (Fall 2003):  Pages 22 - 24.
Year of Publication: 2003.

2. Record Number: 7133
Author(s): Salih, Sarah.
Title : Queering "Sponsalia Christi": Virginity, Gender, and Desire in the Early Middle English Anchoritic Texts [The author examines virginity, in particular the image of the bride of Christ, in the Katherine Group and "Wohunge of Ure Lauerd." She argues that the sexualization in the text does not imply heterosexualization but an eroticism that emphasizes likeness, sometimes both masculine with images of power and sometimes both feminine with images of beauty. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: New Medieval Literatures , 5., ( 2002):  Pages 155 - 175.
Year of Publication: 2002.

3. Record Number: 5613
Author(s): Bennett, Judith M.
Title : Lesbian-Like and the Social History of Lesbianisms [The author argues that for the study of the Middle Ages the category "lesbian" needs to be expanded to "lesbian-like" to include characteristics that have affinities with modern-day lesbians; the author suggests that cross dressing women, prostitutes and others involved in unsanctioned sexuality, women in single-sex religious houses, and single women can all be understood in new ways when considered as lesbian-like behaviors].
Source: Journal of the History of Sexuality , 9., 40180 (January-April 2000):  Pages 1 - 24.
Year of Publication: 2000.