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GLQ (2020) 26 (1): 35–61.
Published: 01 January 2020
... conclude by considering how these sexual mobilities may also produce queer contact zones, where the inadvertent juxtapositions of objects and people create possibilities for experiences outside the museums’ discursive and commodified containment of same-sex materials. Copyright © 2020 Duke University...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (4): 667–669.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Victor Bascara Imperial Blues: Geographies of Race and Sex in Jazz Age New York . Ngô Fiona I. B. . Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2014 . 280 pp. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Books in Brief “A SPOT OF PLEASURE AND IMPORTANCE” Jazz as Contact Zone Victor...
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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...
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GLQ (2000) 6 (1): 29–59.
Published: 01 January 2000
.... It is now common to see in bars a large sign, posted prominently, declaring “No Dancing by Order of the New York City Dept. of Consumer Affairs.”25 Internalized surveillance and the threat of closure have had a profound effect on queer social spaces, self-expression, and social contact...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (4): 473–507.
Published: 01 October 2017
... and Space 32 : 65 – 74 . ———. [2014] 2016 . The Use of Bodies . Translated by Kotsko Adam . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Ah-King Malin Hayward Eva . 2014 . “Toxic Sexes: Perverting Pollution and Queering Hormone Disruption.” O-Zone: A Journal of Object...
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GLQ (2002) 8 (1-2): 139–166.
Published: 01 April 2002
... with the creation of zonas de tolerancia, in all probability provided the social spaces where sexual minorities could establish social networks and, to a degree, create community. This spatial segregation resulted in queer zones or ghettoes in some urban cases. In the nation’s capital, for instance, a gay...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (1): 81–108.
Published: 01 January 2016
...,” in Publics and Counterpublics (New York: Zone Books, 2005), 191. 15. Samuel Delany, Times Square Red, Times Square Blue (New York: New York Univer- sity Press, 1999), 111, 193. 16. In his conception of contact, Delany is building on the work of Jane Jacobs in The Death and Life of Great...
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GLQ (2022) 28 (4): 541–566.
Published: 01 October 2022
... through the prospect of queer Atlantic mobility. What constitutes Kinsie's assessment is then the prospect of a particular kind of travel for the female migrant, away from the nuclear family, without the proper papers, toward cross-racial contact zones and a possible future of sexual labor...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (1): 161–164.
Published: 01 January 2021
... suggests a critical orientation. Macharia s innovative concept metaphor for infinite contact zone erotics will influence studies of sexuality in contemporary transnational African writing and African diaspora literature generally. 164 GLQ: A JOURNAL OF LESBIAN AND GAY STUDIES Frottage is invested...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (2): 346–348.
Published: 01 April 2020
... of queer pres- ence within Caribbean art and activism. The charting of the book s visioning and theorizing is Caribbean in scope, yet its focus is on the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Gill positions these twin islands as a Caribbean Contact Zone that is both unique and representative of the wider...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (3): 327–357.
Published: 01 June 2017
... are “clearly ‘in-­between’ ” (Wallerstein 1974: 349). The semi-­periphery is a contact zone, which does not rationalize what Sedg- wick (1990: 47) has called “the unrationalized coexistence of different models” of sexuality; rather, it articulates them together, places them in dialogue, and understands...
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GLQ (2024) 30 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 January 2024
... ( Toward the Land of the Czar ). The contemporary misconstruing of the Philippines, a colonial site of Western modernity, as distinct from Asia can be legibly traced from the travel narrative of the mestizo Filipino. The ability of Kalaw and Quezon to observe “contact zones” (118) where different cultures...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (1): 31–56.
Published: 01 January 2013
... discussion, I rely on Ann Cvetkovich’s analysis of butch-­femme sexualities, in which she calls for the queering of erotic bodily zones and functions. She observes, “Different kinds of penetration mean different things, a complexity sometimes effaced...
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GLQ (2008) 14 (2-3): 361–381.
Published: 01 June 2008
... desirable or, at the very least, counterintuitive. However, the question of what queer migrants might transmit or bring back — besides financial resources — is becoming increasingly germane with the heightening of “the immediacy and frequency of migrants’ contact...
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GLQ (2008) 14 (2-3): 403–424.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of seamen’s watertight masculinities begin to leak, revealing instead the connections and flu- idities between conventional and transgender masculinities. The Philippines at this intersection is neither a forlorn and castaway nurse nor a macho seaman, but a contact zone between heterogeneously gendered...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (4): 487–514.
Published: 01 October 2013
... the precincts of the human.16 In this regard, my argument is informed by several especially vibrant areas of inquiry within queer studies concerning the ever more unstable category distinctions between human and nonhuman life, animacy, and agency, as well as the theoretical...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (1-2): 75–94.
Published: 01 April 2014
... by the men, both to increase their queer contacts and to maintain friendships with other men they already knew. In an earlier article on this group of correspondents, I explored how this network constituted a differ- ent mode of queer community formation outside major coastal metropolitan areas, GLQ...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 343–363.
Published: 01 June 2015
...” and “relatedness without kinship” involved in shelter dogs' worlds help me articulate how the provisional contacts and inhuman intimacies of an animal shelter can contribute to a larger queer and inhuman politics. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 pit bull queer kinship inhuman intimacy...
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GLQ (2006) 12 (4): 543–574.
Published: 01 October 2006
... just plain wonky. I have also used the term to describe nonstraight sexual practices — in particular lesbianism — as a form of social and sexual contact. I think it is important to retain both meanings of the word queer, which after all are historically related even if irreducible to each other...
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GLQ (2009) 15 (1): 153–169.
Published: 01 January 2009
... of a queer politics of companion species, namely, that repeated returns to this sort of “contact zone” or opening of non/ human conversation allows for “the coming into being of something unexpected, . . . something outside the rules of function and calculation, something not ruled by the logic...