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GLQ (2024) 30 (1): 31–57.
Published: 01 January 2024
... and beyond the church. jjolly@amherst.edu Copyright © 2024 by Duke University Press 2024 HIV/AIDS Jamaica queer sacred sexuality “Welcome to my pum pum village,” exclaimed Star during a performance in front of a group of other women living with HIV in Kingston, including three...
FIGURES
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GLQ (2023) 29 (2): 261–262.
Published: 01 April 2023
... , Micaela Jamaica Díaz-Sánchez understands the film as operating in tandem with what Chicana lesbian theorist Emma Pérez ( 1999 ) calls “the decolonial imaginary.” In the film, Díaz-Sánchez ( 2017 : 110) writes, “The decolonial signals a process and not a final location or destination. Guerrero participates...
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GLQ (2023) 29 (2): 285–289.
Published: 01 April 2023
... inscribes “M y M” onto a dirty windshield of a car in the garage. Micaela Jamaica Díaz-Sánchez ( 2017 : 100–101) aptly describes how Yolanda and Mari “enact a choreography through the busy streets and empty alleyways of Huntington Park [thereby] re-mapping the topography for themselves . . . They carve out...
FIGURES
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 277–295.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., the presumption of a particularly savage homopho- bia in the anglophone Caribbean has largely rendered homosexuality at worst implausible and at best impracticable for anyone living in the region.1 Jamaica is the clichéd epicenter for this regionwide vilification, which rests on the delusion that deadly...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (2): 249–280.
Published: 01 April 2016
..., Theorizing Gender: Interdisciplinary Perspectives in the Caribbean . Kingston, Jamaica : University of the West Indies Press . Benítez-Rojo Antonio . 1992 . The Repeating Island: The Caribbean and the Postmodern Perspective , translated by Maraniss James . Durham, NC : Duke University...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 481–505.
Published: 01 October 2012
... frames of power, that is, neither respectability nor reputation. Gutzmore also observes in the case of Jamaica that “some working-­people identified as homosexuals” are “unprotected . . . by favourable class and race connections.”51 Linked to this spec- tacle of transgression is another...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (1): 161–164.
Published: 01 January 2021
... for negotiating the pressures of class and community. Historically, subversions of colonial marriage practices constituted an antinomian practice in Jamaica. That history resonates in McKay s use of a transgressive mar- riage to ground a lineage of wayward subjects whose development and experiences question...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (1): 125–127.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Caribbean and diasporic women’s literary conceptualizations of living and loving in the Caribbean, specifically in Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Suriname, and Trinidad. This book richly complements the contributions in Thomas Glave’s pioneering anthology Our...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (1): 128–130.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Caribbean and diasporic women’s literary conceptualizations of living and loving in the Caribbean, specifically in Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Suriname, and Trinidad. This book richly complements the contributions in Thomas Glave’s pioneering anthology Our...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (1): 131–133.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Caribbean and diasporic women’s literary conceptualizations of living and loving in the Caribbean, specifically in Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Suriname, and Trinidad. This book richly complements the contributions in Thomas Glave’s pioneering anthology Our...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Caribbean and diasporic women’s literary conceptualizations of living and loving in the Caribbean, specifically in Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Suriname, and Trinidad. This book richly complements the contributions in Thomas Glave’s pioneering anthology Our...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (1): 137–139.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Caribbean and diasporic women’s literary conceptualizations of living and loving in the Caribbean, specifically in Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Suriname, and Trinidad. This book richly complements the contributions in Thomas Glave’s pioneering anthology Our...
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GLQ (2002) 8 (1-2): 101–137.
Published: 01 April 2002
... Association 104 GLQ: A JOURNAL OF LESBIAN AND GAY STUDIES (IGLTA) has “officially condemned Jamaica” as “the worst destination in the Caribbean,” a judgment rendered not only because of the government’s ban on homosexuality and the state-sanctioned violence toward homosexuals...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (2): 183–189.
Published: 01 April 2016
.... When I examine, say, how wearing trousers was an important moment in Gikuyu colonial moder- nity when gender and sexuality shifted in radical ways, or how shifting practices of labor and punishment in pre- ­and postemancipation Jamaica remade notions of gender...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (4): 649–656.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and Jamaica, as well as Latin America, the Middle East, and Europe, as they navigate the homonationalist discourses at the heart of the Canadian refugee sys- tem. Through a nuanced intersectional analysis of the multiple sites through which homonationalism gets perpetuated (including refugee support groups...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 615–617.
Published: 01 October 2012
... inequalities, and the untenability of assuming any universal, essential notion of homophobia. The second section, “Transnational Homophobias,” con- tinues this work through a series of case studies in Jamaica, Indonesia, Barbados, and India (with a poignant epilogue moving from Uganda to Canada). A key...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 618–620.
Published: 01 October 2012
... Homophobias,” con- tinues this work through a series of case studies in Jamaica, Indonesia, Barbados, and India (with a poignant epilogue moving from Uganda to Canada). A key theme here is the role of national identity — and the colonial and postcolonial condi- tions impinging on national identity...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 621–623.
Published: 01 October 2012
... inequalities, and the untenability of assuming any universal, essential notion of homophobia. The second section, “Transnational Homophobias,” con- tinues this work through a series of case studies in Jamaica, Indonesia, Barbados, and India (with a poignant epilogue moving from Uganda to Canada). A key...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 624–626.
Published: 01 October 2012
... inequalities, and the untenability of assuming any universal, essential notion of homophobia. The second section, “Transnational Homophobias,” con- tinues this work through a series of case studies in Jamaica, Indonesia, Barbados, and India (with a poignant epilogue moving from Uganda to Canada). A key...
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GLQ (2005) 11 (4): 521–545.
Published: 01 October 2005
... are written by or from the perspective of caregivers. Published in 1994, Gifts is a precursor to more widely read and criticized texts such as Amy Hoffman’s Hospital Time and Jamaica Kin- caid’s My Brother.3 Only recently, however, has Brown’s book begun to receive the critical...