gender equity http://kalw.org en Plane Queers - Airline stewards' impact on labor and civil rights http://kalw.org/post/plane-queers-airline-stewards-impact-labor-and-civil-rights <p>A mile-high look at modern US history. Is it true most male flight attendants are gay? Was it ever? How did their legal battles with airlines help advance gay rights <em>and</em> workplace gender equity? Is the tale of “Patient Zero” – a steward accused of being the initial transcontinental spreader of HIV – accurate? Stow your tray tables and put your seats in their fully upright and locked positions for a quick flight through the history of airline stewards. Eric Jansen's guest is Philadelphia University history professor Phil Tiemeyer, author of <a href="http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520274778"><i>Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality and AIDS in the history of male flight attendants</i></a>, published by <a href="http://www.ucpress.edu">University of California Press</a>. Wed, 31 Jul 2013 23:12:16 +0000 Eric Jansen 30943 at http://kalw.org Plane Queers - Airline stewards' impact on labor and civil rights A Eulogy for He and She http://kalw.org/post/eulogy-he-and-she <p></p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 13:45:00 +0000 Sandip Roy 28227 at http://kalw.org A Eulogy for He and She Plane Queer: Gay airline stewards?! Really?! (a history) http://kalw.org/post/plane-queer-gay-airline-stewards-really-history <p class="yiv1087265361msonormal"> Wed, 15 May 2013 21:16:11 +0000 Eric Jansen 27260 at http://kalw.org Plane Queer: Gay airline stewards?! Really?! (a history)