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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 (2003) 9 (1-2): 79–105.
Published: 01 April 2003
...Robert McRuer Duke University Press 2003 AS GOOD AS IT GETS Queer Theory and Critical Disability Robert McRuer In queer studies it is at this point a well-established critical practice to remark on heterosexuality’s supposed invisibility.1 As the heterosexual norm congealed during...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 365–385.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Neel Ahuja This essay explores representations of parasitism and crisis in queer theory and public climate discourse in order to situate queer critiques of reproduction in the context of neoliberalism's ongoing carbon-driven extinctions. Focusing on racialized climate research that predicts...
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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 (2017) 23 (1): 137–150.
Published: 01 January 2017
... theory and practice useful to both area studies and indigenous studies by exploring the discussion generated from the screening of Kumu Hina , a documentary about a Hawaiian Māhū in the Beijing Queer Film Festival and a brief history of ku'er (queer) media culture and discourse in China. Thinking beyond...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (1): 157–159.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Theory beyond a Politics of Difference H. N. Lukes Indifference to Difference: On Queer Universalism Madhavi Menon Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015. ix + 145 pp. Readers struggling to determine what exactly is queer about Madhavi Menon’s new book are advised to skip...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (4): 686–688.
Published: 01 October 2011
...-­hatching them through propositions on writing an intelligible history of sexuality. The result is an intervention of scholarly significance that asks us to rethink what it means to “do history” in queer theory, colonial studies, South Asian history, gender studies, and literary and cultural theory...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 407–409.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Sylvia Mieszkowski After Sex? On Writing since Queer Theory Halley Janet and Parker Andrew , editors Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2011 . 336 pp. © 2012 by Duke University Press 2012 Books in Brief Maybe Midlife, But No Crisis: Queer Theory in its Third Decade...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (2): 143–165.
Published: 01 April 2013
...Corey McEleney This essay reexamines the relationship between deconstruction, especially in its American “Yale School” guise, and queer theory. Focusing on the work of Barbara Johnson, the essay explores how close attention to the ambiguities, opacities, and stylistic tics involved in Johnson's...
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GLQ (2007) 13 (4): 489–503.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Diane Griffin Crowder Duke University Press 2007 From the Straight Mind to Queer Theory Implications for Political Movement Diane Griffin Crowder I recall the first time I read Les guérillères: for a week I was in an ecstasy of rage, savoring the image of a glorious war where...
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GLQ (2007) 13 (4): 580–582.
Published: 01 October 2007
...Ellen Samuels Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability Robert McRuer New York: New York University Press , 2006 . xvi + 283 pp . Duke University Press 2007 Ellen Samuels is Ed Roberts Postdoctoral Fellow in Disability Studies at the University of California...
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GLQ (2007) 13 (4): 597–599.
Published: 01 October 2007
... theory, and queer theory. She is interested in the ways in which we study the sexual desires and proclivities of the English Renaissance. DOI 10.1215/10642684-2007-011   580  GLQ: A JOURNAL OF LESBIAN and GAY STUDIES Severely Queer Theory Ellen Samuels Crip Theory...
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GLQ (2009) 15 (2): 285–312.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Iain Morland In this essay I explore how queer theory might account for postsurgical intersex bodies of diminished genital tactility. In other words, I evaluate whether a critique of surgery's effects is possible from a queer theoretical perspective on the body. I contend that for this purpose...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (1-2): 41–68.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Andrea Smith Queer studies highlights the importance of developing analyses that go beyond identity and representational politics. For Native studies in particular, queer theory points to the possibility of going beyond representing the voices of Native peoples, a project that can quickly become co...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (2): 215–222.
Published: 01 April 2016
... . A Critique of Postcolonial Reason . Cambridge : Harvard University Press . QUEER THEORY AND PERMANENT WAR Maya Mikdashi and Jasbir K. Puar Can queer theory be recognizable as such when it emerges from elsewhere? This is the central question that guides our thinking on the intersections...
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GLQ (1995) 2 (3): 179–191.
Published: 01 June 1995
...: The Regulation of Sexuality since 1800 . London: Longman, 1981 . THE DISCIPLINE PROBLEM __ ~ ~ QUEER THEORY MEETS LESBIAN AND 6AY HISTORY Lisa Duggan In1991, I was interviewed along with three other historians of sexuality by a history department at a small...
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GLQ (1995) 2 (4): 343–346.
Published: 01 October 1995
...Lee Edelman © 1995 OPA (Overseas Publishers Association) 1995 QUEER- THEORY UN S TAT1 N6 DESIRE Lee Edelman To inquire into the state of queer studies-as if it had a state and all of us happened to live in that state together-is to presuppose a fantasy, in large part...
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GLQ (1999) 5 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 January 1999
...Angus Gordon Copyright © 1999 by Duke University Press 1999 TURNING BACK Adolescence, Narrative, and Queer Theory Angus Gordon Turning back to adolescence is a seemingly mandatory gesture in any narrative of gay or lesbian identity. In its classic form, the “coming-out” narrative...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (2-3): 375–378.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Calvin Hui Queer Marxism in Two Chinas , Liu Petrus , Durham, NC : Duke University Press , 2015 . x + 244 pp. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 ...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Oliver Coates Drone warfare is only the most prominent of a series of social and technological developments leading to remote and abstracted forms of injury and death. In response to Maya Mikdashi and Jasbir K. Puar’s connecting of queer theory with “permanent war” in “Queer Theory and Permanent...