Index
Abdul, Paula, 185–86
Accessibility, 3, 8–9, 11–13, 15, 18, 71, 95–
96, 144–46, 197, 228; and ambiguities
of location, 198–99; challenges to,
160–62, 164, 168, 176–77, 222; and
depth characterizations, 154–56; and
disclosure, 214–15; to gay audiences,
206–8; to gay and straight audiences,
7, 122, 138–39, 203; in gay fantasy, 229–
34; of the male body, 122, 137–38, 140;
and rebellion, 94; and sexual identity,
100–102, 108; in window advertising,
132
act up. See aids Coalition to Unleash
Power
Advocate, The, 109, 121–22, 130, 161, 174,
181
After Dark, 146–48
aids, 161, 172–74, 182
aids Coalition to Unleash Power, 173,
181
alt.fan.keanu-reeves (on-line news-
group), 179–80, 194–95
Ambiguity, 7–8, 10–11, 13–14, 26, 51–52,
68–69, 95–96, 100, 176, 197, 201, 205–
6; between assimilation and rebellion,
44–45; of character, 160; and death,
89, 93; and depth characterization,
138; of location, 49–50, 76–77, 141–46,
163, 188, 198–99, 217–18; and the male
body, 156–57; in melodrama, 5; and
resolution, 164–67; and sexual defini-
tion, 183–85, 220; and sexual identity,
111, 122; and star texts, 5; in window
advertising, 131–32, 137–38
American Psychiatric Association, 107
Andress, Ursula, 250 n.75
Androgyny, 183–85, 200–201
Angeli, Pier, 97–98, 250 n.75
Anger, Kenneth: Hollywood Babylon II,
112; Scorpio Rising, 104
Artifice, 38; and the Hollywood film
industry, 77–79; melodrama as, 80–81
Assimilation: rebellion and, 44, 68–69;
in Rebel Without a Cause, 57–58
Australian New Wave Cinema, 141–42
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