Author: Casey Chapman

A New Kind of Bond: Queer and in Drag

    Womanizer. Action hero. Manly man. James Bond is an iconic character, originating in 1953 as the lead character in Ian Fleming’s novels and short stories about a British Secret Service agent. The character is most known for roles in dramatic spy plots, and the scantily clad women who almost always accompany his adventures: the “Bond girls.” In the years since Fleming’s creation, Bond has been featured in more than 23 films, two television series, comic strips, radio broadcasts, and 40 books and short stories. But in recent years, new perspectives on 007 have led to a new,...

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