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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 577–597.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Gil Z. Hochberg In his seven-minute film Chic Point: Fashion for Israeli Checkpoints (2003), Palestinian artist Sharif Waked introduces a slew of beautiful young men striding down a catwalk to the sound of heavy beat music, wearing “the latest in checkpoint fashion”: a tight mini black jacket...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 557–575.
Published: 01 October 2010
... is embedded in and supportive of the racist discourses of Israeli nationalism and the violent practices of the Israeli state. I argue that the “checkpoint,” rather than the “closet,” offers a more productive metaphor against which queer activists and thinkers might organize their efforts. I conclude...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 635–647.
Published: 01 October 2010
..., not from Israel but from elsewhere. Queering the Checkpoint The border between the here and the elsewhere is the checkpoint. Three of the four essays that make up this issue foreground the Israeli military checkpoint as an important location for queer...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (4): 604–607.
Published: 01 October 2017
... to achieve the total invisibility of the Palestinian “other” are presented. Hochberg acknowledges that the structure of Israeli surveillance is already well documented and analyzed. She also points to the current use of drones, which are already replacing old technologies such as checkpoints and manned...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 611–621.
Published: 01 October 2010
... “privilege as an Israeli” to help improve the Palestin- ian quality of life.3 Such efforts range from driving Palestinians without transpor- tation from checkpoints, bringing food supplies in the back of his truck to isolated and persecuted rural communities in the hills of Hebron...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 517–536.
Published: 01 October 2010
... about the body: sweat, heavy breathing, desire.  — ­Yael Berda, “The Erotics of Occupation” A minor checkpoint, somewhere in the West Bank, under a blazing sun. Israeli soldiers are on patrol. A group of Palestinian men and women approach by bus and disembark as the Israeli officers bark...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (4): 551–576.
Published: 01 October 2021
... in and as pawns of the Zionist project, within a limited range of spurious and racist archetypes,” such as victims of Palestinian homophobia, infiltrators, and terrorists. Checkpoints and walls, in particular, as Gil Z. Hochberg ( 2015 : 17) suggests, are sites that produce Palestinian vulnerability through...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 April 2017
...) is of great political importance. The book opens with a reading of the Israeli checkpoints as a massive web that captures, regulates, and prohibits movement. Focusing on “the imaginary lines” used by Israeli soldiers as a disciplinary mechanism, Kotef demonstrates...
Image
Published: 01 October 2021
Figure 1. The viewer receives the first clear shot of Louie as he is picked up at the West Bank checkpoint in Yariv Mozer's The Invisible Men (2013). More
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GLQ (2021) 27 (4): 663–664.
Published: 01 October 2021
... such as checkpoints and walls on contemporary cultural production and was published by Edinburgh University Press in 2020. Donovan O. Schaefer is assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. His research explores the relationships among affect, materiality...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 493–516.
Published: 01 October 2010
... of surveillance and control pervasive in Palestine/Israel (such as checkpoints and security fences) function to 496 GLQ: A JOURNAL OF LESBIAN and GAY STUDIES monitor and prevent both “sexual deviance” and transgressions of ethnic or national borders? How, in turn...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (4): 639–641.
Published: 01 October 2022
... of sexual and racial regulation that constitute the scene of predominantly white gay bars in the United States and Canada: “Sometimes, the threshold of a gay bar functions more as an imperialist checkpoint than an entrance to queertopia” (11). Rather than running from such contradictions, Ishtyle offers...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 599–610.
Published: 01 October 2010
... are mobile and independent, and those who can’t even find a way to leave their parents’ house or their husband in order to make it to a meeting. Education, location, and class determine mobility. And this is even before we talk about checkpoints. Saraya: The Palestine society as a whole still...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (1): 160–173.
Published: 01 January 2020
... borderlessness, preempts acknowledgment and analysis of Israel s actual mercilessly policed and profoundly racialized borders and checkpoints. At the same time, marketing like this exploits the ancient aesthetic appeal of Old Jaffa, erasing everything about Palestinian presence except the remains of the city...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (4): 541–566.
Published: 01 October 2022
... technologies, these materials make visible a shift in regimes of verification, from a generalized typological rendering of the criminal or the homosexual, to the problem of identifying a unique person, as this particular body that moves across borders and checkpoints. In making this claim I do not mean...
FIGURES
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GLQ (1998) 4 (3): 403–422.
Published: 01 June 1998
... the body language of the passengers, waiting for the telltale pause of those who are unaccustomed to the use of escalators. From their vantage point, they can also keep an eye out for those who show the discomfort that reveals unfamiliarity with metal detectors at security checkpoints...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 227–247.
Published: 01 April 2022
... through an additional parking lot to another heavy blue door that leads to the receiving dock and security checkpoint. Once, a cop startled me by emerging through that door with gun pointing eye level, as if whoever just so happened to be there could serve as a practice target. I'll never know why I...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (1-2): 13–39.
Published: 01 April 2014
... to mind the image of a border checkpoint or barrier) and — perhaps the most bru- tally literal image in this sequence — a street sign labeled “Road Closed,” barring access to anyone who might seek escape from the neighborhood. Pilsen and Little Village may be glamorously...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (2): 243–272.
Published: 01 April 2020
... father s hometown. We rst encounter Masri as she argues with an Israeli soldier after she has been denied entry at the city s main entrance, a checkpoint controlled by the Israeli military. As Masri argues with the soldiers, it becomes apparent that the soldiers perceive the lm s very production...