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GLQ (2013) 19 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2013
... proliferated emotional and affective responses that further validated this interpretation as a kind of “felt truth.” © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Emotional Attachments and Secular Imaginings Western LGBTQ Activism on Iran Mitra Rastegar In July 2005 news and images of the public hangings...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (4): 489–508.
Published: 01 October 2018
... based in San Francisco, and its work confronting the hypergentrification of the Bay Area propelled by the tech industry. While positive attachments and shared identification are argued to be necessary for a liberatory politics, in contrast Gay Shame builds an affective commons through negative...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (4): 603–618.
Published: 01 October 2011
... two walls of books, attached to each other and to a giant crochet brain overhead by a crochet rope that links their crotches to the brain. Mitchell recreated a version of the Lesbian Herstory Archives reading room in Brooklyn by covering the walls of the gallery with trompe l'oeil wallpaper made from...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (3): 241–275.
Published: 01 June 2014
... affective attachments to the past can lead to unexpected possibilities for engaging with queer history, memory, and the archive. © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 LOOKING FOR JIRO ONUMA A Queer Meditation on the Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II Tina Takemoto I have...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (4): 439–460.
Published: 01 October 2014
... pornographies, I develop the term black anality to describe how black pleasures are represented as peculiarly and particularly oriented toward the anus, and thus as peculiarly and particularly attached to anal ideologies . In doing so, I depart from black feminist scholarship, which has long examined...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 343–363.
Published: 01 June 2015
... as well as white, heteronormative kinship formations, I turn to ethnographic fieldwork conducted in an animal shelter to describe alternative and promisingly queer affective attachments rooted in how the dogs themselves relate to both humans and other dogs. The “intimacy without relatedness...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (4): 635–666.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Niels Van Doorn This essay examines what it means for queer subjects to cultivate a concern for their lives and the lives of others in the face of debilitating circumstances, when these efforts are maintained through religious practices and attachments. Taking cues from a small yet growing strand...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (1): 55–80.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and femme agency remains consistent. Yet the ways in which time, place, gender, and race meet are not straightforward. Through the various iterations of the calendar, we can see that these contemporary performances of femme-ness are part of a particular affective attachment to the 1950s. This essay...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (3): 409–435.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., counterintuitively, if queer scholarship's aversion to reductionism as mistakenly limiting and homogenizing recapitulates the devaluing of homosexuality in the modern West as a misguided attachment to sameness. References Adams Stephen . 1980 . The Homosexual as Hero in Contemporary Fiction . London...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (1): 101–106.
Published: 01 January 2019
... publication, the questions raised in this special issue are still not only pertinent but deeply necessary, and allow for an angle of approach that attends to the unbearable relations, provocative cross-identifications, and erotic attachments that originally motivated early queer theoretical thinkers...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (2-3): 213–238.
Published: 01 June 2018
..., and the agency of human performers, this essay interrogates camp’s powerful attachments to humorlessness, sincerity, and nonhuman or dehumanized objects. References Ahmed Sara . 2010 . The Promise of Happiness . Durham, NC : Duke University Press . Barounis Cynthia . 2013 . “ ‘Why So...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (2): 315–335.
Published: 01 April 2019
... Promises: Inhuman Intimacies and Queer Kinships in an Animal Shelter .” GLQ 21 , nos. 2 – 3 : 343 – 63 . Queer studies human/animal studies the couple the pet posthumanism Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari Donna Haraway antinormativity anthropomorphism attachment impersonality...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (4): 447–472.
Published: 01 October 2017
... confrontations with life. Dieting, exercise regimens, television marathons, junk food binges, daily eyebrow plucking, and the promotion of vegan ethics can all be understood as such responses, since all are bodily practices to which one has formed an attachment. While Berlant...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 311–315.
Published: 01 April 2022
... themselves attached” (1, 2). The cold war between antisocial queer theory and the “anti-anti-utopianism” of queer-of-color critique, exemplified by José Esteban Muñoz's Cruising Utopia ( 2009 ), inspires Best's union of both (Muñoz 2006 : 826). (Indeed, the intersectional and antisocial are not so far...
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GLQ (2007) 13 (2-3): 249–272.
Published: 01 June 2007
..., and particularly gay male, attachment to Sirk and to domestic melodrama in general.7 The complexity of these attachments, I suggest, generates the unusual force of the relations Far from Heaven makes with the past.8 Critical attempts to account for the queer affinity for melodrama...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (4): 660–662.
Published: 01 October 2019
... is the contention that queer love does not name homosexual attachments; instead, it marks social forms that are deformed, affective bonds that do not bind, and social structures that threaten to come undone (2). Shelden engages current debates over the potential universality of queer theory s rejection...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
...- vices and educators might present PrEP to the relevant publics. It might also help frame HIV prevention as a matter of affective attachments and investments: that is, how people come to attach themselves to particular objects, practices, devices, positions, and identities...
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GLQ (2004) 10 (3): 385–405.
Published: 01 June 2004
... to explain how and why erotic attachment was expressed in the elegy form. Thomas Gray’s “Sonnet on the Death of Richard West,” I argue, allowed the expectations of the libido to be articulated in a more direct way than has been acknowledged. “I fruitless mourn to him that cannot hear, / And weep the more...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 453–455.
Published: 01 June 2015
... narratives about the fist and sexual freedom presented by queer theorists. Later chapters turn to queer feminism itself, addressing its blind spots and fantasies, its attachment to a modern Western feminine subject — evidenced even in its productive if limited concept...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (2): 343–345.
Published: 01 April 2020
... and performs urgently. Beam s own attachment to these organizations (as a former BOOKS IN BRIEF 345 staffer and board member) gives him a welcome insider perspective; he and his smart, critical, and reflexive interlocutors know full well that the revolution will not be funded (Incite! 2017) and yet...