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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 that...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 557–575.
Published: 01 October 2010
... 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 with a...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (4): 604–607.
Published: 01 October 2017
... replacing old technologies such as checkpoints and manned sur- veillance towers, the main arenas where the power of the occupier’s gaze is asserted, a change that calls for a different articulation of the politics of gaze. And indeed, the study of responses and alternatives to invisibility in the...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 635–647.
Published: 01 October 2010
... violence that punctures the idealistic bubble still comes with the queer Palestinian, 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...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 611–621.
Published: 01 October 2010
... 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, to confronting Israeli...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (2): 279–282.
Published: 01 April 2017
... liberal subject) 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...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 517–536.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Israeli occupation is all 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...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 493–516.
Published: 01 October 2010
... following questions: • How do current mechanisms 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...
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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 (2010) 16 (4): 599–610.
Published: 01 October 2010
..., there are those who 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...
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GLQ (1998) 4 (3): 403–422.
Published: 01 June 1998
..., they can also keep an eye out for those who show the discomfort that reveals unfamiliarity with metal detectors at security checkpoints. The set of clues used by the border patrol to identify “aliens” is clearly far from infallible, as attested by the scores of complaints from...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (2): 243–272.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of the occupation, both in form and in content. Children of Fire opens with Masri attempting for the fth unsuccessful time to enter Nablus, her 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...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (1-2): 13–39.
Published: 01 April 2014
...-­barred windows, a motorist stopped by police for a moving violation, a shot of the giant gateway entrance to Little Village (which calls 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...