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differences (2018) 29 (2): 196–203.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., the options for sexual minorities in the United States after the legal case of Obergefell v. Hodges . This essay considers the role of the contemporary marriage equality movement as a vehicle for lgbtq political transformation through the experiences of a group that lies at the intersection of the arguments...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 103–124.
Published: 01 September 2016
... (and women) and on sexuality (and minorities). Feminist institutions, the essay contends, are inseparably both academic and activist. Referring to Jean-François Lyotard’s notion of the différend , the essay posits that these institutions primarily intervene by finding expressions for wrongs that are hard...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 141–167.
Published: 01 May 2015
..., and antinational chaos even in the moments when it appears to seal the projects of liberal democracy or neoliberal multiculturalism that proceed through the incorporation of racial, gender, and sexual minorities. In the next two sections, I attend to that everyday messiness and that banal mess of erotics...
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differences (1994) 6 (2-3): 1–26.
Published: 01 July 1994
... sexuality, but her call was not for a lesbian/gay theoretical frame, but for an analysis that might account for the regulation of a wide range of sexual minorities.8 Whereas the editors of The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader are right to claim in the introduction to their reprinting of "Thinking Sex...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 172–228.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Dicle Koğacioğlu This article begins with the observation that the honor crime (the murder of a woman by her family because of actual or deemed sexual acts that are considered an offense to the culturally defined terms of family honor) has received increasing attention in Turkey during the last...
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differences (2022) 33 (1): 119–147.
Published: 01 May 2022
..., making oneself recognized as a member of a sexual minority remains a much more complicated and prolonged process. In other words, subjects like the main protagonists of this essay, Karim and Sahand, who self-identify as bears and can pass for heterosexual, have become the most suspicious type of subjects...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2016
...) universalism has meant that any attempt, academic or otherwise, to emphasize the predicament of specific groups or segments of society, be they women, sexual minorities, or so-called ethnic minorities, was met with hostility. As it celebrated its fortieth anniversary, the cefeg was in the middle...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 119–125.
Published: 01 May 2019
... that are perceived to offer protections against future harms, generally in the form of increased sexual prohibitions and surveillance offered under the guise of making potentially vulnerable parties “safer.” Yet, as people of color and stigmatized sexual minorities, many of us know all too well how demands...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 74–95.
Published: 01 May 2015
... formation has to contribute to the contemporary study of sexuality and gender. Yet the field of queer studies—with its emphasis on marginality, nonconformity, and miscellaneous forms of difference (what Edward Sagarin referred to in his 1971 collection as the “other minorities”)—is unthinkable without...
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differences (2015) 26 (1): 1–25.
Published: 01 May 2015
... . Sexual Behavior in the Human Female . Bloomington : Indiana UP , 1953 . Kirby Vicki . Judith Butler: Live Theory . London : Continuum , 2006 . Lee Edward Ou Jin Brotman Shari . “ Identity, Refugeeness, Belonging: Experiences of Sexual Minority Refugees in Canada...
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differences (2011) 22 (1): 90–110.
Published: 01 May 2011
...) or intolerance for sexual minorities. Popular discourse about the cultural practices of immigrants tends to demand that immigrants assimilate already. But the vision underlying both of these discourses presumes a host society of the West...
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differences (1997) 9 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 November 1997
... Change . London : Pluto P , 1983 . Costello Cynthia B. Krimgold , and Kivimae Barbara . The American Woman, 1996–1997: Women and Work . New York : Norton , 1997 . D'Emilio John . Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities: The Making of a Homosexual Minority, 1945–1970 . Chicago...
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differences (2012) 23 (1): 131–150.
Published: 01 May 2012
... harness right away also [. .  Ride of sexual minorities that Masoch the reins for two hours during imagines refer in a rather com...
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differences (2004) 15 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 September 2004
...- ties or for special arrangements related to pregnancy or the demands of early maternity. Why? Why is it that today, minority religions, minority ethnicities or races, minority sexualities are all treated as subjects for tolerance, but women...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 34–54.
Published: 01 May 2019
... a campaign against sexual violence first organized by black civil rights activist Tarana Burke—to call out the pervasiveness of sexual harassment across lower income and disproportionately racial minority vectors of employment (Garcia; Gonzales; Sperling). Nonetheless, MacKinnon is centrally responsible...
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differences (1989) 1 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 February 1989
... Levitt . “ Cultural Practices, Poverty Working against Minorities .” San Francisco Examiner 31 July 1988 : A2 . Foucault Michel . The History of Sexuality . Trans. Hurley Robert . Vol. 1 . New York : Vintage , 1980 . Foucault Michel . “ The Subject and Power...
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differences (1996) 8 (2): 127–152.
Published: 01 July 1996
... by African Americans, women, and other racial, ethnic, and sexual minorities. Trading places, rhetorically at least, with the people they loath, they imagine themselves (through a kind of psychic prestidigitation) the new persecuted majority, or in the words of one zealot, "the new niggers" (qtd. in Ezekiel...
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differences (1989) 1 (1): 83–100.
Published: 01 February 1989
... to increase the likelihood of HIV transmission in the West, by deflecting perceptions of risk away from the domestic sphere of white heterosexuals. The racism and homophobia which 98 AIDS, "Africa," and Race Western culture has visited on racial and sexual minorities for millenia now threaten to turn back...
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differences (1991) 3 (2): 135–159.
Published: 01 July 1991
... does not have an inherent power to transform the world," says Califia, but the "discourse of sexual repression" is built on a fear that unleashed sex has an enormous disruptive potential, that "minority forms of sex have to be repressed or the social contract will hang in tatters" (15). Perhaps...
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differences (2019) 30 (1): 91–99.
Published: 01 May 2019
... with minors, public sex, and clandestine sexual overtures now legible as harassment—to reveal itself as a paragon of egalitarian sexual ethics. To the contrary, the gay liberation and early gay civil rights moment of the 1970s and 1980s in Euro-North America played an active role in transforming homosexuality...