In his research, Halberstam focuses on female masculinity and tomboys while discussing the by-product and results of gender and gender pronouns. In addition, Halberstam has written about “the bathroom problem” when it comes to transgender youth and adults. Recently, he has appeared in a variety of places in the United States and internationally to lecture on sex and the media, gender variance, and queerness in general. He is currently working on projects surrounding fascism and homosexuality. Halberstam has been nominated three times for the Lambda Literary Awards.
Halberstam, J. (2019). Female masculinity. Duke University Press.
Halberstam, J. J. (2012). Gaga feminism: Sex, gender, and the end of normal (Vol. 7). Beacon Press.
Halberstam, J. (2000). Telling Tales: Brandon Teena, Billy Tipton, and Transgender Biography. a/b: Auto/Biography Studies, 15(1), 62-81.
Halberstam, J. (2002). The good, the bad, and the ugly: Men, women, and masculinity. Masculinity studies and feminist theory, 344-367.
Halberstam, J., & Halberstam, J. (2011). The queer art of failure. Duke University Press.