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GLQ (2002) 8 (3): 253–270.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Regina G. Kunzel Duke University Press 2002 SITUATING SEX Prison Sexual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth-Century United States Regina G. Kunzel One of the most important insights in the history of sexuality has been that “sexual identity”—the notion that the direction of one’s sexual...
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GLQ (2008) 14 (2-3): 217–237.
Published: 01 June 2008
...Kath Weston What is the relationship between forced migration and queerness, especially migration that takes the form of transportation to an offshore detention facility under the auspices of a state security regime? How could an obsession with same-sex eroticism on the part of a prison...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (1): 111–123.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Elias Walker Vitulli This essay reviews three recently published books that stand at the intersection of queer/trans studies and critical prison studies. These books show the multiple and complex ways that queerness pervades the US prison system and the devastating effects of criminalization...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (1): 174–182.
Published: 01 January 2020
... Roderick . 2004 . Aberrations in Black: Toward a Queer of Color Critique . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press , 2004 . Fishman Joseph . 1934 . Sex in Prison: Revealing Sex Conditions in American Prisons . New York : National Library Press . Kahn Samuel . 1937...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 277–288.
Published: 01 April 2022
... identity, affinity, and community across prison walls. Reflecting on the authors’ friendship and the possibilities for mutual recognition that queer kinship has afforded them—even across the distance and disposability produced by incarceration—these letters reveal transness as a practice of seeing. Through...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 227–247.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Alison Rose Reed Abstract Literalizing the metaphor of José Esteban Muñoz's famous statement, “Queerness is not yet here. . . . The here and now is a prison house,” this essay argues that the process of affectively reorienting space and minds toward abolition is a queer act. It posits...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 159–163.
Published: 01 April 2022
... to consider prison abolition as a project of queer liberation and queer liberation as an abolitionist project. Pushing beyond observations that prisons disproportionately harm queer people, the contributors demonstrate that gender itself is a carceral system and demand that gender and sexuality, too...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 207–226.
Published: 01 April 2022
... elements for anti-colonial, queer abolitionist practices that envision the end of prisons and police, as well as the abolition of gender, sexuality, class, and race as structures of this world. It presents the refusal, the imagination, an ethics of incommensurability, and an active daily building of other...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 249–258.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Lorenzo Triburgo; Sarah Van Dyck Abstract The crisis of mass incarceration has made its way into US mainstream politics in the last five years owing in large part to the transgender activists of color who have been at the forefront of prison abolitionist movements for the last five decades. While...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (1-2): 157–181.
Published: 01 April 2010
... violence is both highlighted and healed by invoking a Two-Spirit relationship, articulations of Two-Spirit desire are bounded by the walls of the prison; and, finally, in the case of The Business of Fancydancing , regulating settler logics, which long degraded and denied Two-Spirit cosmologies...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (3): 241–275.
Published: 01 June 2014
... inmates by family units, the prevalence of intergenerational narratives, and dominant themes of loyalty, innocence, and civility. Jiro Onuma, a gay immigrant imprisoned by the federal government at Topaz concentration camp in central Utah, worked in the prison mess hall and was an avid fan of homoerotic...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (1): 129–140.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of neoliberalism on sexual citizenship in the United States and abroad, and narratives of safety in authoritarian systems like the state and the prison. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 safety security queer neoliberalism References Amar Paul . 2013 . The Security Archipelago...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 165–184.
Published: 01 April 2022
... understanding of corrections, so that its applicability extends outside the prison or the jail and into the society imprisoned by similar logics: ones that “correct” deviance through coercive and violent practices. The author joins a queer critique of corrections with one of gentrification, the practice...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 185–205.
Published: 01 April 2022
... © 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 abolition black feminism June Jordan prison I have been the problem everyone seeks to eliminate. —June Jordan, “Poem about My Rights” Even as the forces of the world seek to manage, contain, and break her desire to go outside, think...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (2): 259–276.
Published: 01 April 2022
... 2022 by Duke University Press 2022 Black trans geographies prison abolition visibility cultural studies media aesthetics Art represents an understudied yet full archive of Black trans resistance. Though political speeches, organizational documents, and other ephemera hold visions...
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GLQ (1995) 2 (3): 319–339.
Published: 01 June 1995
... themselves, although the source of the evi- dence skews our knowledge toward homosexuality as a physical act. A paral- lel search for newspaper reports on the trials and for prison records also pays dividends, though only to a limited extent in the BoydReily case. What is missing is research...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (3): 301–340.
Published: 01 June 2013
... enough to remember that Mettray was a paradise.”1 Jean’s longing, here and throughout Mir- acle, is for a prison love faithful to the pederastic norms — built on status differen- tials between older and younger boys — of the boys’ penal colony of Mettray. Since Mettray, in which Genet had been...
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GLQ (2005) 11 (3): 437–455.
Published: 01 June 2005
... fi lms beginning with Urinal in 1988. Based on an early-eighteenth-century court record, Proteus narrates the meeting, sexual rela- tionship, and eventual trial and execution for sodomy of two prisoners in the Dutch Cape Colony, the Dutchman Rijkhaart Jacobsz and the Khoi Claas Blank. Sub...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (3): 608–610.
Published: 01 June 2020
...Cameron Clark Fugitive Life: The Queer Politics of the Prison State , Dillon Stephen , Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2018 . vii + 189 pp. © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 References Cohen Cathy . 1997 . “ Punks, Bulldaggers, and Welfare Queens...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (2): 281–307.
Published: 01 April 2021
..., prisoners, foster youth, and immigrants for the last twenty years, I was raising concerns about how a wealthy donor can shape what appears to be trans politics. I was questioning whether the emergence of this issue was proportional to its importance to trans people and trans organizations in the US...