Antoine Idier's 2017 book The Lives of Guy Hocquenhem: Politics, Sexuality, Culture resurrects an important and complex twentieth-century thinker. Idier argues that Hocquenghem had several entwined identities—militant, journalist, philosopher, and novelist. A dynamic presence on the French political and intellectual scene, he was an early, maverick theorist of what would later be known as Queer Theory, the author of the influential 1972 theoretical work Homosexual Desire, a member of the…See More
Americans speaking to other Americans… but in French! From Brooklyn to San Francisco and from Boston to Minneapolis and Ville Platte (Louisiana), many radio stations and shows are now broadcast in French.