Academic Publications


Word Is Out: A Queer Film Classic (Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2011)

Journal Articles

"Audacious Appropriations: Barbara Hammer’s First Half-Century." Found Footage 2 (2016)

"Living on the Edge: Recent Queer Film and Video in the San Francisco Bay Area" e-flux 44 (2013)

"Performing Essentialism: Reassessing Barbara Hammer’s Films of the 1970s" Camera Obscura 81 (2012)

Ghosted Documentary: Chantal Akerman’s Là-bas" Millennium Film Journal 51 (2009)

Book Chapters

"Suppressing the Revolt of the Perverts: Gay Activist Filmmaking and the Child-Pornography Panic of the Late 1970s." Forthcoming in Porno Chic and the Sex Wars: American Sexual Representation in the 1970s, ed. Carolyn Bronstein and Whitney Strub (Amherst and Boston: University of Massachusetts Press, 2016)

"Elsa Gidlow’s Garden: Plants, Archives, and Queer History." Out of the Closet, Into the Archive: Researching Sexual Histories, ed. Amy L. Stone and Jaime Cantrell (Albany: SUNY Press, 2015)


"Binging on Greyson." Review essay about Impatient: John Greyson DVD Box Set and The Perils of Pedagogy: The Works of John Greyson, ed. Brenda Longfellow, Scott MacKenzie, and Thomas Waugh. Jump Cut 57 (2016)

Review of LA Plays Itself/Boys in the Sand, by Cindy Patton. Film Quarterly 68.4 (2015)

"One Nation under Gay" Review of Gay Rights and Moral Panic: The Origins of America’s Debate on Homosexuality by Fred Fejes. GLQ 17.1 (2011)

The Gold Fish Video still 1977 SF Gay Pride Parade