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GLQ (2018) 24 (4): 421–444.
Published: 01 October 2018
... shown to reduce rates of HIV transmission. ACT UP’s participation in needle exchange was part of an effort to build connections between political actors, especially across race and class lines, as the group sought a more expansive understanding of who was affected by HIV/AIDS. These efforts have been...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (1-2): 41–74.
Published: 01 April 2014
... observation, archival records (minutes, flyers, newsletters, letters, and financial papers), and media accounts in the Chicago gay press. I describe the founding of LLENA and Amigas Latinas, their efforts to create Latina lesbian visibility in both the “Latino” and “lesbian” social and political cultures...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (4): 509–532.
Published: 01 October 2017
...-century capitalism in the context of his determination, as he says in Walden , to “love the wild not less than the good.” It tracks Thoreau's interest in the wild as part of his career-wide effort to imagine carnal life away from the forms of biopolitical coding and optimization that he understood...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (1): 103–128.
Published: 01 January 2020
... rendering queer of color demands nonsensical. Efforts to recuperate shame often replicate consumption practices that feed on the racial other to nourish an unmarked queer body (politic). Wallowing in the rim of abjection, Chin’s oeuvre centers the queer Asian/American to consider that which circulates...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (2): 303–331.
Published: 01 April 2020
... to the protection of sexual human rights. Finally, the article analyzes a recent survey/research on discrimination in the workplace that was conducted as a collaborative effort between several LGBTI and human rights organizations in Croatia and how these strategies can (re)produce neoliberal discourses of market...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (2): 201–231.
Published: 01 April 2021
...AJ Ripley This article explores how Jill Soloway uses mirror imagery in the series Transparent to facilitate their version of the female gaze, particularly the tenet of feeling-seeing . By doing so, this article aims to assist ongoing efforts in both transgender studies and media studies research...
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GLQ (2008) 14 (4): 509–535.
Published: 01 October 2008
.../practice, friendship/homosexuality), this essay attempts to articulate an affirmative content for celibacy. Reading Marianne Moore's last single volume of original work, Tell Me, Tell Me (1966), and Elizabeth Bishop's memoir of Moore, “Efforts of Affection” (1979), I elaborate a definition of celibate...
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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 (2011) 17 (1): 135–143.
Published: 01 January 2011
... is exchanged for money and livelihood. These efforts to “draw the line” between disapproved and expected forms of exploitation and inequality (sexual and nonsexual) are filled with contradiction and incoherence, particularly in regard to the sexual culpability of men or women. Recent international law (2000...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (1): 145–153.
Published: 01 January 2011
... surround in an effort to outline the impact of passionate engagement in feminist and queer politics and scholarship. Love and Anger Scenes from a Passionate Career Lisa Duggan Gayle Rubin exudes a cool brilliance. But she contains multitudes, and beneath the surface of her analytic prose...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 389–403.
Published: 01 June 2011
... analyzes the relationship between the concept of perversion and liberal politics—a politics of individualism, liberty, and consent. As one book reveals, efforts to defend BDSM as “safe, sane, and consensual” participate in liberal political discourse, but certain aspects of BDSM also pressure connections...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 387–405.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Robert G. Diaz This essay reviews three books that center on the globalized city as a key site for unpacking disparate queer cultures. Two of the books discussed make an explicit effort to deterritorialize queer historiography outside the global North. They focus on the everyday experiences...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (4): 461–490.
Published: 01 October 2014
... that was ultimately applied to Jews and Muslims, and which had a long legacy in both Europe and the Americas. This essay argues that sexual difference is wrapped up in the very taxonomy of the human-nonhuman divide. A turn toward nonhumanism — as modern scholars have proposed in an effort to queer the liberal human...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 343–363.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Harlan Weaver This article addresses the problems and promises arising from the intersections among racialization, intimacy, and kinship in contemporary discourses about pit bulls. Beginning with an examination of how contemporary pit bull advocacy efforts draw from and contribute to racisms...
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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 (2015) 21 (2-3): 450–452.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Hanhardt Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2013. vii + 358 pp. Christina Hanhardt’s Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of Violence is a richly researched examination of activist organizations and less-­ organized activist efforts on behalf of LGBT...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (4): 673–675.
Published: 01 October 2015
... and organizing efforts are lived” (xii). The rich, suggestive analysis this book provides is the product of more than a decade of research on — and participation in — organizing efforts in those export-­ zone exemplars of neoliberal capitalism, the maquiladoras. Weaving the testimony of maquiladora...
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GLQ (1997) 3 (4): 385–415.
Published: 01 May 1997
... of optimism. In this article, I present a dynamic model for under- standing the role of litigation for civil rights issues within the American political system by examining the recent litigation efforts of LGBT organiza- tions. Rather than simply measure success as winning on particular cases...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (1): 57–78.
Published: 01 January 2013
... troublingly mobile bodies, such that fed- eral regulation of testosterone builds on criminalization processes and state efforts to contain deviant bodies in order to shore up a racialized national health. Finally, I analyze state discourse on testosterone regulation in the context of shifting immi...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (1): 107–125.
Published: 01 January 2012
... that, under capital, the laborer does not own the products of his or her efforts, the laborer is alienated from his or her labor. This is what Marx calls the “estrangement” of the capitalist laborer, in which the product of the laborer’s efforts becomes an object, with an “external existence...