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GLQ (2018) 24 (2-3): 291–314.
Published: 01 June 2018
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GLQ (2018) 24 (1): 113–138.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Hentyle Yapp At the intersection of social practice art and queer failure discourse, performativity pulses with possibility. This article tracks this strong performative force that undergirds theorizations of queer failure, social success, and performance. The author examines Julie Tolentino’s...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (4): 585–615.
Published: 01 October 2015
... and belief. The essay further examines the recent comeback of Montez in contemporary queer debates on camp, failure, and shame in light of this diasporic aesthetics. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 New York underground queer Latino diaspora aesthetics camp For both Josés, Rodríguez...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (1): 1–31.
Published: 01 January 2016
... issuing mainly from gay community-based commentators, with initial uptake much slower than expected. This article considers early gay community responses to PrEP and connects them to the failure of existing HIV scientific practices to produce inhabitable sexual pedagogies. The controversy surrounding PrEP...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (3): 437–466.
Published: 01 June 2016
... their positions of having undergone a profound experience of loss and call on the affective ties that make the violation their own, their relational witnessing and testimony takes place not only in courtrooms but also in various public forms and forums. Exploring how the legal system's failures catalyze...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 381–387.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Judith Butler In these closing comments from the “Queer Bonds” conference (subtitled “A Symposium on Sexuality and Sociability”), the author suggests that the “sociability” staged at the conference itself depended on a certain forgetfulness, a certain “failure of transmission,” that may also...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 277–295.
Published: 01 June 2012
... both indicate a failure to recognize not only the existence of decidedly gay Caribbean men but also—and more important—the work these men have been doing for three decades to survive the HIV/AIDS pandemic. This analysis sits with Friends For Life—one of the only HIV/AIDS nongovernmental organizations...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 January 2013
... lyrics known as “imperfect enjoyments” that interrupt both sexual and formal heteroconventions, turning the sexual impasse into a queerly generative and procreative act. Although scholars traditionally read the poems as satires on sexual failure, I show that libertine poets' investments in philosophical...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (4): 545–558.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Nishant Shahani In this review, I consider recent works by José Esteban Muñoz ( Cruising Utopia ), Judith (Jack) Halberstam ( The Queer Art of Failure ), and Christopher Castiglia and Christopher Reed ( If Memory Serves ) as investments in the politics of queer futurity. Collectively, I analyze...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (4): 515–540.
Published: 01 October 2022
... a legal “conduct test” to classify a person as incapable self-support — and therefore feebleminded — on the basis of same-sex sexual relationships, refusal to marry, interdependence, or failure to meet gendered labor norms. Throughout, the article details how eugenic family studies mapped disability...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (1): 7–10.
Published: 01 January 2019
...David M. Halperin One of the cofounders of GLQ reflects on the origins of the journal, its initial goals, its successes and failures in achieving them, and their continued relevance to queer studies today. GLQ sought to tread a line between the need to achieve academic legitimation for queer...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (1): 11–15.
Published: 01 January 2019
... and shame surrounding his failures and blockages as a writer. Through her near-identification with James, Sedgwick finds a queer strategy for dealing with her shame and depression around her own writing as a poet. A doctoral student of Sedgwick’s, the author performs the same near-identification...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (2): 273–296.
Published: 01 April 2019
... have played a central role in the theorization of homosexuality’s transgressive potential, accounts that center homosexuality’s desubjectivizing negativity have often been charged with a failure to attend to questions of racial difference and the limits they pose for an erotics and ethics grounded...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (1): 63–101.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Noor Al-Qasimi This essay delineates the contours of the United Arab Emirates’s biopolitical national project through the lens of queerness as a site of productive failure, rupture, and danger—one with the potential to disrupt the heteronormative notions of lineage and futurity upon which...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (3): 503–527.
Published: 01 June 2020
... of the performative’s structure as irreducibly contingent; its structural rule is the possibility of the failure of the performative, rather than its success. The cultural milieus of postapartheid South Africa are also spaces where financial instruments like derivatives, social theory, and pharmaceuticals actively...
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GLQ (2005) 11 (4): 491–519.
Published: 01 October 2005
... and a more fl uid beginning.5 Such a teleological reading of Foucault leaves no room for the failure of either (homo)sexuality or teleology, ensuring the success, if not of SPURNING TELEOLOGY IN VENUS AND ADONIS 493 sex, then at least of developmental narratives...
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GLQ (2005) 11 (2): 265–282.
Published: 01 April 2005
... father’s tricky admission but what he would never say outright. When he stated, “I have failed as a father,” he also meant, “You have failed as a son.” Again, he was right: I have. From the family’s perspective, all queer children are failures, since they signify the disruption of fi...
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GLQ (2023) 29 (1): 147–150.
Published: 01 January 2023
... “the evolution and failure of white male homosexuality” as both an “identity and a political project” (5), by telling the (his)stories of fourteen bad gays from Hellenistic emperor Hadrian to Far Right Dutch politician Pim Fortuyn. Drawing materials in part from their long-running podcast, Lemmey and Miller...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (4): 604–607.
Published: 01 October 2017
... to accept the protagonist’s “failure to see (on time)” (139; the chapter’s subtitle) as their own. The Israeli soldier in Waltz with Bashir, who forgot the hor- rors of the Sabra and Shatila massacre he witnessed, strives to unpack the trauma of witnessing and unload the burden...
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GLQ (2001) 7 (4): 487–519.
Published: 01 October 2001
... feeling. I think: “Something very like this has happened before.” The nasty things must not be repeated though. —Radclyffe Hall to Evguenia Souline, 30 July 1937 Those who are failures from the start, downtrodden, crushed—it is they, the weak- est, who...