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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 sexual minorities. In Changing America , a three-dimensional narrative of black politics rarefied to a one-hundred-year march from 1863 to 1963, the black freedom struggle between these two historical bookends is pictured in the visual language of security and military might that have come...
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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
... overdetermination , rather than differences in religious interpretations between, say, Christianity and Islam over sexual minorities, that generated religious nonconformity as a proxy of that asylum of translation for Karam and Sahand. In the case of subjects such as Karim and Sahand, actual as well...
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differences (2016) 27 (2): 1–26.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to question the abstract unity of the Republic and the ideal of (French) 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...
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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
... 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 .” Canadian Review...
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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
... has cleared,” might the nation be embarrassed by its demonization of sexual minorities ( Rubin 7 ). Even then it is an unsure bet. Yet presentism is not all that cautions against categorizing the post-Weinstein sexual climate a tempest, for a telltale sign of sex panic is that the men targeted...
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differences (1989) 1 (1): 101–124.
Published: 01 February 1989
... overlooked by both the mainstream media and AIDS researchers, the link between sexuality and AIDS disease among minorities in 106 "Hispanics," AIDS, and Sexual Practices the United States is now beginning to be addressed. For example, a recently published study by Castro and Manoff on the epidemiology...
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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
...," and Race Western culture has visited on racial and sexual minorities for millenia now threaten to turn back on heterosexuals themselves, in their seeming refusal and inability to acknowledge the realities of HIV infection and disease (Watney, "Psychoanalysis It would appear that we are witnessing...
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differences (1991) 3 (2): 135–159.
Published: 01 July 1991
... an enormous disruptive potential, that "minority forms of sex have to be repressed or the social contract will hang in tatters" (15). Perhaps there is a liberating potential to sex, but how can we know if we refuse to explore our own sexuality? For Califia, finally, it is more important to be honest than...
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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...