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GLQ (2021) 27 (1): 39–59.
Published: 01 January 2021
... religious discourses and practices. These involve embodied experiences of sacrifice and pain that are considered “premodern” and abject even within hegemonic norms of religion in India. Drawing from how thirunangai narratives of self construct the nirvanam as an encompassing assemblage of both ritual...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (1): 1–18.
Published: 01 January 2012
... University Press 2011 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Introduction Queerness, Norms, Utopia Jordana Rosenberg and Amy Villarejo Queer studies and the crises of capitalism. The title of this special issue begs...
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GLQ (1998) 4 (4): 511–536.
Published: 01 October 1998
...Janet R. Jakobsen Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 QUEER IS? QUEER DOES? Normativity and the Problem of Resistance Janet R. Jakobsen I have a problem ending papers, a problem specifically with the structure and writing of endings. For a long time I ended all of my papers...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (4): 559–587.
Published: 01 October 2017
... other places around the world, while others touch on unique features of Jewish-Israeli reality. In this article, I lay out the various strategies through which gay fatherhood is recast as positive on Israeli television and present the possible costs of this positive (and normative) representation of gay...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (1): 162–168.
Published: 01 January 2019
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GLQ (2019) 25 (2): 315–335.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Annamarie Jagose Queer thinking to date has tended to write off the couple form as foundationally normative. This essay offers a renewed ontology of the couple via an autoethnographic account of human-animal cohabitation: my own coupled raising of a dog. Through a close reading of Deleuze...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (3): 431–433.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Antonia Chao Queer Women in Urban China: An Ethnography . Engebretsen Elisabeth L. . New York : Routledge , 2014 . xix + 194 pp. © 2017 by Duke University Press 2017 Books in Brief DIFFERENT NORMATIVITIES Beijing Lesbians’ Longing and Self-­Governance Antonia Chao...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (4): 521–559.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Katrina Daly Thompson Very little is known about the communicative practices of men who transgress gender and sexual norms in East Africa, particularly along the Swahili Coast, where the majority of Swahili speakers are Sunni Muslims. In Zanzibar Town, Tanzania, the valorization of verbal...
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GLQ (2023) 29 (2): 157–182.
Published: 01 April 2023
... and economic norms shared by those who took collective action: the self‐defined “kids on the street” who often traveled from central city “tenderloin” to “tenderloin,” connecting far‐flung districts through migratory circuits. Sustaining themselves through sex work and other criminalized economies, kids...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 453–479.
Published: 01 October 2012
... that persist throughout these periods that exist parallel to, and at times interrupt, the dominant model of the hetero-homo binary. Just as importantly, the dominant model glosses over the gender sameness — normatively masculine men desiring normatively masculine men — that also defines an important form...
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GLQ (2023) 29 (3): 305–327.
Published: 01 June 2023
...Allegro Wang In a Western post – Cold War era, the pharmaceutical industry, state, and capitalism have merged to regulate gender and sexual normativity. According to Paul Preciado in Testo Junkie , the illicit and self‐regulated use of hormones destabilizes gender and sexual binaries, a methodology...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 381–387.
Published: 01 June 2011
... of social norms and depends on those norms, and those others, for its survival. The ontology of the body is thus a social ontology: we are all over each other, and that is true from the start. The generalized condition of precariousness that characterizes all bodies—and that makes the possibility of both...
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GLQ (2009) 15 (4): 583–609.
Published: 01 October 2009
... as guides for intimate behavior. Attending to this dimension of homonormative experience not only shifts current queer conversations about norms but also extends the relevance of such conversations back into the past. Ann Bannon's midcentury lesbian paperback novels are rich sources of information about...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (1): 35–61.
Published: 01 January 2020
... the claims to social justice that this framing suggests, I critique cosmopolitan norms of sexual universalism and the Anglo/European perspectives on which they rest. These museums undercut cosmopolitan gestures toward social justice for LGBTQ subjects by reproducing white, masculine, and heterosexual norms...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (4): 465–485.
Published: 01 October 2013
... cultivated and punished, and her works expose the slippery relations between self-admiration and same-sex desire that underwrite the pursuit of normative bodily ideals. These performances are placed in the context of Hawk Swanson's earlier investigations of conflicted self-objectification — in particular...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (2): 173–200.
Published: 01 April 2021
... used to justify the removal of buildings and people from the present, as he explores how queer and disability studies have negotiated and advocated for access to the present and the future while refusing assimilation to normative social forms. He reads across body and city scales to consider access...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (4): 499–523.
Published: 01 October 2021
.... This article takes up the question of what queer theory can do for intersex, with particular focus on queer temporality. I consider the example of “hypospadias repair,” a surgical intervention justified by invoking restrictive norms of what the penis should look like and be able to do at some point...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (3): 409–435.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., this essay attributes the taken-for-granted status of reductionism to queer theory's structuring opposition to ideas associated with sameness—among them normativity, reproduction, and the status quo. However, the essay suggests that the writing of John Rechy can help us reflect on why queer scholarship...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 223–241.
Published: 01 June 2011
... between queers may have defined an “us” as much as the disciplinary regimes of modernity that invented “homosexuality.” Second, we ask how we should approach today the question of oppositionality to regimes of social normativity, arguing that an oppositional stance is a necessary but not sufficient...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 287–308.
Published: 01 June 2011
... and the distributional price of exceeding the Law in settler normativities. It pivots on the claim that the general availability of intensified potential, like the general availability of enjoyment, doesn't negate the specific social (dis)orderings that differentiate and then treat different bodies differently. It asks...