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GLQ (2022) 28 (3): 353–384.
Published: 01 June 2022
... queer theory settler colonialism archival theory circus history © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 michelle.raheja@ucr.edu Figure 2. Undated photograph advertising Nabor Feliz's sideshow act. Braun Library Collection, Autry Museum, Los Angeles; P. 7452. Figure 2. Undated...
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GLQ (2002) 8 (1-2): 167–181.
Published: 01 April 2002
... at them. My expe- rience of them was as inseparable from my observation of them as they were from what I am. Italy’s Place in Gay and Lesbian History Historically, the Mediterranean region has had a strong appeal for gay and lesbian travelers, particularly...
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GLQ (2006) 12 (2): 167–169.
Published: 01 April 2006
...- ings, photographic prints, and archival files in the rush of evacuation. Yet if the original print of Aaron: As a Caravaggio VI, 1994 has now been lost, the image and its queer encounter with art history have not. Meads’s work remains in circu- lation, whether on the artist’s...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (1): 38–41.
Published: 01 January 2018
...: Syria, still; more European terror attacks; and the beginning of the circus of an election season that would end with two of the least- liked presidential candidates in history competing in a jaw- dropping con- test between the establishment Democratic party candidate (a study in neoliberal...
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GLQ (1995) 2 (3): 179–191.
Published: 01 June 1995
... historians of whom she is critical (Judith Newton and Christine Stansell), and she provides an extended critique of a widely circu- lated article by John Toews (this article’s defense of the historical concept of LL experience’’ seems ultimately to be her central target). But lesbian and gay history...
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GLQ (2003) 9 (1-2): 107–132.
Published: 01 April 2003
... of the “effeminate” gay man. Of course, this is nothing new, and the disciplinary connections among gender “inappropriate- ness” in men, homosexuality, and social exclusion have a rich history. Speaking about his youth in Harlem and his own constellation of race, gen- der, and sexuality, James Baldwin...
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GLQ (2024) 30 (2): 205–233.
Published: 01 April 2024
... of placing “ephemera as evidence,” or of tying residue to liberatory possibility. Keguro Macharia ( 2019 : 7) articulates frottage as “bodies rubbing against and along bodies. Histories rubbing along and against histories.” He goes on to write that frottage encompasses “frictions and irritations...
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GLQ (2001) 7 (3): 417–423.
Published: 01 June 2001
... from the latter half of the twentieth century: Pussy Galore. In the film Miss Galore, as she is politely referred to, is the alluringly phallic aviatrix, leader of a phalanx of female flyers (“Pussy Galore’s Flying Circus”—no relation, presumably, to Monty Python’s...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 243–263.
Published: 01 June 2011
... Barnes’s Nightwood (1936), has received much attention in feminist criticism and in the history of literary modernism but has been strangely disregarded in queer studies. My own psycho- analytic-literary reading of the novel did not specifically address its place in a possible archive of queer...
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GLQ (1999) 5 (4): 439–449.
Published: 01 October 1999
... of a global ecumene for the emergence of the phenomenon itself.5 Analyzing lesbian and gay social for- mations and consciousness in the industrial cities of North and South America during the last century suggests the long history of transnational and diasporic...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (1): 155–165.
Published: 01 January 2011
... with the weight of other social anxieties and made sex more generally a locus of oppression, marginalization, and persecution. In the twenty-­five years since its publication, “Thinking Sex” has circu- lated widely and promiscuously. The generative power of Rubin’s invitation to explore...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (2): 261–263.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of modernity around 1600 (71), arguing that sapphism’s representational rise effectively sexual- ized history (72). Francesca Canadé Sautman’s essay on European and US fairs from 1870 to 1930 studies sideshow, circus, and carnival performers (such as the bearded woman) and shows that many successfully...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (2): 264–266.
Published: 01 April 2013
... representational rise effectively sexual- ized history (72). Francesca Canadé Sautman’s essay on European and US fairs from 1870 to 1930 studies sideshow, circus, and carnival performers (such as the bearded woman) and shows that many successfully carved-­out spaces of freedom “filled with the queer...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (2): 267–269.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of modernity around 1600 (71), arguing that sapphism’s representational rise effectively sexual- ized history (72). Francesca Canadé Sautman’s essay on European and US fairs from 1870 to 1930 studies sideshow, circus, and carnival performers (such as the bearded woman) and shows that many successfully...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (2): 270–272.
Published: 01 April 2013
... representational rise effectively sexual- ized history (72). Francesca Canadé Sautman’s essay on European and US fairs from 1870 to 1930 studies sideshow, circus, and carnival performers (such as the bearded woman) and shows that many successfully carved-­out spaces of freedom “filled with the queer...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (2): 273–275.
Published: 01 April 2013
...- ized history (72). Francesca Canadé Sautman’s essay on European and US fairs from 1870 to 1930 studies sideshow, circus, and carnival performers (such as the bearded woman) and shows that many successfully carved-­out spaces of freedom “filled with the queer possible” (109), resisting their easy...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 635–647.
Published: 01 October 2010
... been framed by two paradigms: the first understands queer Middle Eastern iden- tities as an expression of a universal gay identity that is progressing toward full expression, with the West as its model; the second understands them as products of local cultures and histories, which sets them apart...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (4): 585–615.
Published: 01 October 2015
... to circu- late in queer and avant-­garde film circles.19 In addition, this distinction may not fully account either for the audacity of Rodríguez-­Soltero’s and Montez’s aesthetic decision to oscillate between irony and belief or for their willful refusal to reduce their work in the end to camp...
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GLQ (2006) 12 (3): 475–490.
Published: 01 June 2006
..., Legorreta performed in VIVA! festivals and fund-raisers and served on the organization’s advisory board. Despite a three-decade history of gay activism, Legorreta no longer identi- fies himself as gay. He wants to distance himself from gay identity because he...
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GLQ (2007) 13 (2-3): 177–195.
Published: 01 June 2007
...: Sexualities and Communities, Pre- and Postmodern (Duke University Press, 1999), was my attempt to deal directly with such desire —   a queer desire for history. I was again trying to negotiate between alteritists (social constructionists) and those who appealed to transhistorical...