"Altogether, Griffin's analysis provides a pathway for understanding how gay and lesbian media, including films like Elena Undone, can make LGBTQ people feel normal. Furthermore, he underlines the importance of these feelings for identifying media's discursive role in constructing the boundaries of gay and lesbian citizenship."
— Mobile Media & Communication
"Offers a piercing examination of modern identity politics focused on relationships among new forms of media consumption and marketplaces, urban centers, and the experiences of sexual minorities. ... Feeling Normal is a must-read for scholars and students in queer studies and communication, media studies, film studies, and sociology."
— Choice Reviews
"As a guide to emerging queer media of our new century, Hollis Griffin is funny, generous, passionate, and lucid. Whether he's explaining Grindr's memes or the gayborhoods of Chicago, cable travel programs or online networks, Griffin discovers how it feels to be queer in the digital age."
— Amy Villarejo, author of Ethereal Queer: Television, Historicity, Desire