Queering the Redneck Riviera

“A fascinating look at queer life in the Florida Panhandle. A welcome addition to the scholarship on the queer past, queer geography, and Florida history.”—Stacy Braukman, author of Communists and Perverts under the Palms: The Johns Committee in Florida, 1956–1965   “Watkins shows that the queer culture that emerged on Florida’s ‘Redneck Riviera’ was unique—a fierce … Continue reading Queering the Redneck Riviera

Too True for Hollywood

If it were a Hollywood movie, it'd be unbelievable: African-born princess captured, survives middle passage, sold into slavery in Florida, falls in love with plantation owner, inherits plantation and becomes slave owner. Paperback edition just arrived in the warehouse!