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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 481–505.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Amar Wahab The stigmatization of Caribbean postcolonial nation-states in the Western imagination as exemplifying some of the most homophobic nationalisms masks a more-nuanced reading of the complexities of Caribbean modernity. As such, the hardening of homophobic nationalisms in settings...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (3): 439–454.
Published: 01 June 2020
... at the center of contemporary sexuality debates in the country, is colored by complexly paradoxical spatial and chronological registers. These registers that stretch from the colonial to postcolonial moments in public discourses in the country variously mobilize Mwanga’s sexuality for propaganda purposes. While...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (4): 391–406.
Published: 01 October 2014
.... The theoretical pressure that the visceral conjures as the line between subject and object becomes increasingly obfuscated in the neoliberal, postcolonial, and neocolonial, environmentally apocalyptic world. Our goal in calling for this work was to map that abject and erotic territory — the blood and guts...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (1): 95–120.
Published: 01 January 2015
... the visceral as a site of ambivalence that registers the collusive and resistant attitudes of bodies under colonialism and postcolonialism. While firmly linked to materiality, the visceral is also an index to mental conditions that it both conveys and reveals. Marechera's visceral is what foregrounds the body...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 349–355.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Carla Freccero This essay, originally delivered as a response to Leo Bersani's presentation “Father Knows Best” at UC Berkeley's “Queer Bonds” conference, provides a critical appraisal of Bersani's reading of Claire Denis's film Beau Travail , exploring both the film's neo- and postcolonial...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (1): 193–204.
Published: 01 January 2011
... studies with diaspora studies, area studies, and postcolonial theory. These books help forge the burgeoning field of “queer diasporas,” which works against the genealogical and heteronormative reproductive logic of conventional diaspora studies. At the same time, the field of queer diasporas also...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 387–405.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of postcolonial subjects in Cape Town and Hong Kong. In a moment of intensified counterterrorism, necropolitical nationalism, and resurgent yet covert forms of empire, both works have much to say about how the lives of sexual minorities are simultaneously affected by and resist Western imperialism. Thus they also...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (2): 167–189.
Published: 01 April 2013
...T. J. Tallie The media coverage of President Jacob Zuma and the “problem” of his foreign and potentially threatening polygamy reveals the long-extant gendered and raced fault lines of the presumably postcolonial relationship between Britain and South Africa. The discourses in the British press...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (1-2): 115–140.
Published: 01 April 2014
...Kale Bantigue Fajardo In “Queering and Transing the Great Lakes: Filipino/a Tomboy Masculinities and Manhoods across Waters,” I use a Filipino/a queer trans (transnational/transgender/transwaters) and postcolonial approach to examine Nice Rodriguez's semiautobiographical fiction in his/her...
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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 (2010) 16 (1-2): 41–68.
Published: 01 April 2010
... “postidentity,” queer theory often reinstantiates a white supremacist, settler colonialism by disappearing the indigenous peoples colonized in this land who become the foils for the emergence of postcolonial, postmodern, diasporic, and queer subjects. With respect to Native studies, even queer of color critique...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (3): 477–502.
Published: 01 June 2020
... as duplicity or insincerity, the author argues that faking and normalizing practices rooted in logics of standardization, quantification, and replicability are co-constitutive. In addition to proposing the fake gay as a mode of theory that draws attention to (queer) world-making practices within postcolonial...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (1): 39–59.
Published: 01 January 2021
... as inimical to the constitution of the modern religious subject in postcolonial contexts? Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 LIVING WITH THE NORM The Nirvanam Ritual in South Indian Transfeminine Narratives of Self and Transition Liza Tom and Shilpa Menon The thirunangais of Tamil Nadu are one...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (1): 85–102.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Vaibhav Saria Hijras, India’s “third gender” now often translated as trans figures, have long been defined by their castrated status in colonial and postcolonial discourse, which has aimed at conflating their social and moral positions with their corporeal modification. This article juxtaposes...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (4): 629–654.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of a political alterity that resists the neoliberal, temporal mandates of Hong Kong's government and mainland China. Theorizing that possibility in the context of temporal, queer, children's, and postcolonial studies, this essay contends that the future of resistance in Hong Kong will follow a lateral horizon...
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GLQ (2023) 29 (3): 387–413.
Published: 01 June 2023
... appropriation through patron‐client networks at a time of heightened awareness of corruption, exploitation, and fears of foreign meddling in the politics and economics of African postcolonies. The article makes the case that the homosexual man becomes a more convincing signifier of contemporary social anxiety...
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GLQ (1999) 5 (4): 475–509.
Published: 01 October 1999
... way to Indo- nesia to begin fieldwork. My consideration of these questions took place in a postcolonial frame. By postcolonial, whose scope and validity remain ambiguous, I refer to a theoretical stance according to which the emergence of nations...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (1): 125–130.
Published: 01 January 2019
... queer studies postcolonial temporality References Arondekar Anjali Patel Geeta . 2016 . “ Area Impossible: Notes toward an Introduction .” GLQ 22 , no. 2 : 151 – 71 . Chakrabarty Dipesh . 2011 . “ Belatedness as Possibility: Subaltern Histories, Once Again...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (3): 463–471.
Published: 01 June 2022
... more rehearsed denigrations of capitalism that uphold romanticized movement histories as counterpoint, Rao's contributions seek more nuanced ground. What is lost, Rao asks, when the postcolonial state and postcolonial queer movements both cede to networks of capital that mobilize gender and sexuality...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (2): 281–305.
Published: 01 April 2016
... : University of California Press . ———. 1997b . “ ‘Homosexuality’ in Africa: Issues and Debates.” Issue: A Journal of Opinion 25 , no. 1 : 5 – 10 . Arondekar Anjali . 2005 . “Border/Line Sex: Queer Postcolonialities, or How Race Matters Outside the United States.” Interventions...