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GLQ (2019) 25 (4): 513–543.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and cultural and political contextualization, the article positions her work vis-à-vis the tensions between global and local, rural and urban, traditional and marginal, and argues that her images form a visual archive of local queer aesthetics that positions itself in opposition to both national discourses...
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GLQ (2005) 11 (4): 605–625.
Published: 01 October 2005
... Berkeley: University of California Press , 2003 . xii + 321 pp . Duke University Press 2005 Book Review THEORETICAL POLITICS, LOCAL COMMUNITIES The Making of U.S. LGBT Historiography Marc Stein Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities: The Making of a Homosexual Minority...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (1-2): 141–166.
Published: 01 April 2014
.... This essay explores Kerwineo's narrative production across numerous scales (looking at local and national newspapers, as well as sexological literature), calling attention to how the narratives converge and diverge as they enflesh Kerwineo as social deviant, innocent victim, or idle curiosity. Grappling...
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GLQ (2008) 14 (2-3): 317–338.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Bobby Benedicto This article aims to contribute to conceptual discussions about how postcolonial queer subjects negotiate the borders between putatively “local” queer subject formations and increasingly global sexual categories. It reexamines the tension-ridden nexus between “gay” and the Filipino...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (1): 169–191.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Dredge Byung'chu Käng In the Western popular imagination, Bangkok is a “gay paradise,” a city that affords cheap and easy access to exotic “boys.” This reputation for sex tourism as well as a local cultural tolerance for homosexuality and transgenderism is a common representation of queer Bangkok...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (4): 649–664.
Published: 01 October 2011
... made and unmade in ethnographic research and writing. In a newly transnational queer studies, ethnography has become a source of knowledge of non-Western, local, or cross-cultural sexual practices and formations. Each of the three ethnographies under review makes an important intervention...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (1): 159–160.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and art houses. Israeli films have been thriving as part of “world cinema” by adopting a formula that Thomas Elsaesser has labeled “self-othering” or “self-exoticizing,” in which they expose local issues, such as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and ultraorthodox Jewish communities, to the gaze...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 529–563.
Published: 01 October 2012
... their resulting advocacy might resonate with those it is designed to assist. The introduction of transnational models is not the final stage of the diffusion process; instead, it triggers debates about whether and how to apply those models. While transnational frameworks can drown out local understandings of sex...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 597–614.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Denise Tse-Shang Tang This essay aims to give an overview of Hong Kong queer media productions by presenting specific media representations that speak to local queer sensibilities and sexual politics. I investigate the nature of a localized queer nonchalance that cultivates an environment readable...
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GLQ (2009) 15 (3): 357–395.
Published: 01 June 2009
... multiple queer modernities and result as much from local responses to similar economic conditions as from foreign cultural influences. The alternative narrative of queer histories beyond the West presented here decouples the spread of capitalism from cultural Westernization. It highlights moments where...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (2): 195–220.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Nishant Shahani In 1998 the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis filed a writ petition against the Indian government to prevent local drug manufacturers from producing generic HIV and cancer medications. Rather than framing queer politics in India as a matter of state-sanctioned citizenship...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (4): 521–559.
Published: 01 October 2015
... of the communicative practices discussed are similar to secret “gay” languages in other contexts, but talk about spirits, and about Popobawa in particular, offers a unique way for transgressive men to respect local conversational norms while discreetly revealing their own identities and desires. © 2015 by Duke...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (1): 137–150.
Published: 01 January 2017
... the binaries of West/East and white/indigeneity, this article calls for a kind of transversal queer alliance that does not equate “cultural specificity” with cultural authenticity but critically uses it as an entry point to reveal the structural hierarchy between the local and the global, the particular...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 623–633.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Thea Gold Netalie Braun's short film Gevald (2008) is a lesbian love story set in a diverse Jerusalem drag club, against a backdrop of local Orthodox Jewish antigay protests. While the film portrays queerness as secularist, its portrayal of the complexities inherent in the intertwining conflicts...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (1): 193–204.
Published: 01 January 2011
... provincializes queer studies by considering how questions of race, colonialism, migration, and globalization affect bodies and sexualities as they circulate outside the metropolitan West—across the Black Atlantic to the Caribbean in Alexander's case and across the Brown Atlantic to various locales of the South...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 325–346.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., away from the Caribbean, away from the global South—as the grounding force for a radical queer (of color) politics. Instead of privileging diasporic subjectivities, these markers of local presence and emplacement offer an alternative framing of what it means to stay put. They give us access to modes...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 387–405.
Published: 01 June 2012
... enter into an already ongoing debate in contemporary queer studies that challenges the normalization of queer politics as a product of expanding capital both locally and abroad. All three books trace the shifting forms of the nation-state and how it affects the lived experiences of queer populations...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (3): 383–403.
Published: 01 June 2013
..., the article explores forces that shape queer media production in the country, including South Africa's particular media landscape, tensions between and within local, continental, and international queer politics, and generational differences between those who grew up in the struggle against apartheid...
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GLQ (2008) 14 (2-3): 403–424.
Published: 01 June 2008
... and coexperienced in local and global sites. Through a queer, immigrant, transgender, and transnational Filipino (American) cultural logics and critique this essay foregrounds encounters with and translations of differently situated Filipino masculinities in ports and at sea, suggesting how specific embodied...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (1): 73–77.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Salvador Vidal-Ortiz In this short piece, Vidal-Ortiz reconnects with Cantú’s contribution to a better understanding of tourism across the US–México border, extending it to address colonial-global and local-national dynamics. Copyright © 2019 Duke University Press 2019 contact zones gay...