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Published: 01 April 2023
Figure 1. Aurora Guerrero, photo courtesy of the author. More
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GLQ (2022) 28 (3): 385–411.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Emma Train Abstract The author elaborates the intersection of environmental theory and queer theory through a reading of the figure of the lesbian, which scholars, like Robyn Wiegman, Valerie Traub, and Lynne Huffer, have recently used to argue for a more nuanced reconsideration of gender...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (4): 483–486.
Published: 01 October 2011
...Henry Abelove In this brief memoir, the author describes his first meeting with Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick when they discussed Anthony Trollope's fiction; a later meeting, when they discussed some early writings on gay history; the author's initial reaction to the publication of Between Men: English...
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GLQ (2023) 29 (3): 329–352.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Ila Nagar; Debanuj DasGupta This article argues that religious mythologies and cultural narratives about the timelessness of gender diversity in South Asia frame the formation of the transgender subject of rights in India. The authors interrogate a verdict issued by the Supreme Court of India...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (1): 45–50.
Published: 01 January 2019
...V Varun Chaudhry The author reflects here on a 2004 GLQ forum titled “Thinking Sex/Thinking Gender,” which focused on the relationships between gender, sex, and sexuality as intertwining and diverging categories of analysis. The essay contends specifically with the role of the category transgender...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (1): 11–15.
Published: 01 January 2019
... Sedgwick’s article through a biographical lens, the author argues that while readers have been more interested in Sedgwick’s neologism, queer performativity , than in her close reading of James’s prefaces, the real drama of Sedgwick’s article lies in her near-identification with James’s bouts of depression...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (4): 461–490.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Leah DeVun This essay focuses on “hermaphrodites” to examine how ideas about sexual difference shaped the human-nonhuman distinction in medieval Europe. When constructing a definition of the human, medieval authors repeatedly pointed to a particular kind of sexual difference as a key indicator...
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GLQ (2009) 15 (2): 249–260.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Sarah M. Creighton; Julie A. Greenberg; Katrina Roen; Del LaGrace Volcano The present article seeks to bring together ideas from legal, medical, social science, artistic, and activist perspectives, through dialogue among the four authors. Sarah Creighton is a gynecologist working with women who...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (1-2): 93–103.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Janice Gould This personal essay discusses the life and death of the author's father, who late in life changed genders to become a “trans-woman.” The essay deals with the author's conflicted feelings about this transformation. Duke University Press 2010 (Concow) My Father, Cynthia...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (4): 567–587.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Marisa Solomon This article shifts our attention elsewhere, to the places where living is predicated on knowing with, through, and sometimes as waste. Coming out of a larger project detailing the anti-Black geographies of “long-distance” waste management, the author argues that waste infrastructure...
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GLQ (2023) 29 (2): 215–236.
Published: 01 April 2023
...Patrick Kindig This essay argues that Glenway Wescott — an American author widely read in the early twentieth century but virtually unknown to literary scholars today — poses a problem for many of the narratives we tell ourselves about both queer identity and modernist literary history. On the one...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (3): 353–384.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Michelle Raheja Abstract This essay focuses on queer Indigenous life in the early twentieth century through an analysis of the archive of Nabor Feliz, an Indigenous sculptor who toured with major circuses. In the essay, the author employs queer critique and Indigenous theory to contend...
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GLQ (2023) 29 (4): 453–475.
Published: 01 October 2023
... Bombyx mori , the source of commercial silk, through an archive of literary and critical writings by W. G. Sebald, Jacques Derrida, Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, and Jen Bervin. The author pays special attention to the trans-migration silkworms make through their own bodies, or metamorphosis, thus opening...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (3): 503–527.
Published: 01 June 2020
... multiple gender and sexual identities within hybrid forms of queer personhood. Through an examination of the figure of the gay woman—not a lesbian or trans subject but, rather, a gay man who is also, alternately a woman—the author argues that sexualities that bridge the paradoxical impasse between...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (3): 477–502.
Published: 01 June 2020
... forms and drawing on discourse analysis and ethnographic vignettes, the author shows how ritualized practices associated with audit culture in aid economies (monitoring and evaluation, paperwork, counting) operate as queer sites of multiplying possibilities and emergences. Rather than expose faking...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Alexandre Martins; Caia Maria Coelho Abstract This article aims to reflect on the politics of contemporary carceral LGBT movements and to delineate the (im)possibilities of an anti-colonial queer abolitionism. From the southern Americas, the authors elaborate a brief genealogy of the punishment...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 185–205.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Stephen Dillon Abstract In this essay, the author examines June Jordan's poetic invocations of violence in order to consider their implications for future abolitionist thought. Jordan uses violence in her poetry to envision ways of feeling and being that make the present impossible and unimaginable...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 277–288.
Published: 01 April 2022
... identity, affinity, and community across prison walls. Reflecting on the authors’ friendship and the possibilities for mutual recognition that queer kinship has afforded them—even across the distance and disposability produced by incarceration—these letters reveal transness as a practice of seeing. Through...
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GLQ (2024) 30 (2): 205–233.
Published: 01 April 2024
...Adrienne Adams Gregory D. Victorianne's Buti Voxx is a window into the diffuse erotic networks across the African diaspora who forged international information networks between the 1980s and early 2000s. The Afro‐erotic zine occasions an opportunity to tease out what the author calls ephemera fever...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (4): 391–406.
Published: 01 October 2014
..., the cum and shit — and in doing so push at the cartographic and historiographical edges of food studies, critical race theory, and sexuality studies. As scholars engaged in thinking about consumption in and through these frameworks, we and the authors in these two issues see many points of convergence...