Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Forthcoming – “Teaching for Coalition: Dismantling ‘Jewish-Progressive Conflict’ through Feminist & Queer Pedagogy.” Frontiers. Forthcoming.

2018 – “Failed Fatherhood and the ‘Trap of Ambivalence’: Assimilation, Homonormativity, and Effeminophobia in The New Normal.” The Journal of Homosexuality. DOI: 10.1080/00918369.2018.1510263

2017 – “‘(Un)Covering’ in the Classroom: Managing Stigma Beyond the Closet.” Feminist Teacher  26.1 (2017): 72-82.

2017 – “Relaxing the Straight Male Anus: Reducing Homohysteria Around Male Anal Pleasure.” Sexualities (2017). (co-authored with Susan Ekberg Stiritz & Eric Anderson)

2012 –  “Teaching Men’s Anal Pleasure: Challenging Gender Norms with ‘Prostage’ Education.” American Journal of Sexuality Education 7.4 (2012): 404-428. (co-authored with Susan Ekberg Stiritz)

Articles in Process

Revised & Resubmitted – “The Feminist Pedagogy of Laughter in Holistic Sex Education.” Sex Education. Co-authored with Kristen Kolenz.

In Review – “Jewy/Screwy Leading Lady: Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and the Critique of Rom-Com Femininity.” Submitted to the Journal of Modern Jewish Studies.

In Review – Melodramatized Muscleman: Ethnicity, Comedy, and ‘Likable’ White Male Backlash in Thor: Ragnarok. Submitted to Post Script.”

In Process – ‘Plow Him Like a Queen’: Glamorous Female Masculinity in Broad City.” Television & New Media.

Book Reviews

2016 – Branfman, Jonathan. Book Review: A View from the Bottom: Asian American Masculinity and Sexual Representation, by Hoang Tan Nguyen. Sexualities  (2016).

2015 – Branfman, Jonathan. Book Review: Race in Translation: Culture Wars Around the Postcolonial Atlantic, by Robert Stam and Ella Shohat. Interventions  (2015).

Activist Publications

2019 – Branfman, J. You Be You: The Kid’s Guide to Gender, Sexuality & Family. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

You Be You

This book explains LGBTQIA inclusion for children and for adults new to the topic. Illustrated by Julie Benbassat, You Be You also explains oppression, privilege, intersectionality, and allyship. I created You Be You as an activist extension of my academic work. Translations are now available in sixteen languages, including Chinese, Arabic, and Spanish.

  

Conference Presentations

2018 – Branfman, J. “‘Two Jewesses Tryin’ to Make a Buck”’: Jewish Female Masculinity and Feminist Utopias in Broad City.’ Presentation at the Association for Jewish Studies Conference, Boston, MA. December 2018.

2018 – Branfman, J. “‘Two Jewesses Tryin’ to Make a Buck”’: Jewish Female Masculinity and Feminist Utopias in Broad City.’ Presentation at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, GA. November 10, 2018.

2017 – Branfman, J. “‘Where’s the Bathroom?!’ ‘Jewing’ Race, Gender & Sexuality in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.” Presentation at the American Jewish Studies Conference, Washington, DC. December 18, 2017.

2017 – Branfman, J. “Coalitional Feminist Pedagogy: Linking Racism, Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism in the Era of Donald Trump.” Presentation at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Baltimore, MD. November 18, 2017.

2016 – Branfman, J. “Men of Israel: Pornography and the Gay Muscle Jew.” Presentation at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Montréal, Canada. November 11, 2016.

2016 – Branfman, J. “Unmasking Jewtopia: Precarious Whiteness & Jewish Drag.” Presentation at the American Men’s Studies association Conference, Ann Arbor, MI. April 3, 2016.

2015 – Branfman, J. “Cruising Jewtopia: Gender Deviance & Precarious Whiteness.” Presentation at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Milwaulkee, WI. November 14, 2015.

2014 – Branfman, J. “Silly Fairies & Badass Faggots: Insubordinate(?) Anti-Masculinities on TV.” Presentation at the National Women’s Studies Association Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico. November 16, 2014.

2014 – Branfman, J. “Silly Fairies & Badass Faggots: Toward Effeminophilic Television.” Presentation at the Popular Culture Association National Conference, Chicago, IL. April 17, 2014.

2013 – Branfman, J. & Stiritz, S.E. “Teaching Men’s Anal Pleasure: Challenging Gender Norms with ‘Prostage’ Education.” Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Western Regional Conference. Los Angeles, CA. 2013. April 22, 2013.

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