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GLQ (2014) 20 (1-2): 141–166.
Published: 01 April 2014
.... This essay explores Kerwineo's narrative production across numerous scales (looking at local and national newspapers, as well as sexological literature), calling attention to how the narratives converge and diverge as they enflesh Kerwineo as social deviant, innocent victim, or idle curiosity. Grappling...
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GLQ (2001) 7 (4): 637–643.
Published: 01 October 2001
... Book Review SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION OF GAY MALE IDENTITY IN BRAZIL L. A. Rebhun Beneath the Equator: Cultures of Desire, Male Homosexuality, and Emerging Gay Communities in Brazil Richard Parker New York...
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GLQ (2006) 12 (2): 344–346.
Published: 01 April 2006
... with Mustaches and Men with- out Beards compellingly argues that modernization in Iran was intimately related to the “heterosocialization” of gender and sexual relations; in effect, the “hetero- normalization of eros and sex became a condition of ‘achieving modernity’ ” (3). More than an absorbing social...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 361–379.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Matt Richardson Using Jackie Kay's novel Trumpet , this essay looks at the “social death” of black queerness, a positionality situated outside the nation and outside blackness, as a site from which to explore what it would mean for black men to embrace the feminine within themselves. Although...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (1): 31–35.
Published: 01 January 2018
... J. 1987. “Mama’s Baby, Papa’s Maybe: An American Grammar Book.” diacritics 17, no. 2: 65 – 81. DOI 10.1215/10642684-4254423 WHY WE FORGET THE PULSE NIGHTCLUB MURDERS: Bodies That (Never) Matter and a Call for Coalitional Models of Queer and Trans Social Justice Elijah Adiv Edelman...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (1): 81–108.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and the material networks of male-male cruising. To do so, I focus on James's overriding interest in what he calls “the life ‘socially’ led.” Drawing on his use of the metaphor of a secret garden to praise the Presbyterian Hospital, I show how James's preferred social aesthetic forms appear modeled on a particular...
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GLQ (2002) 8 (3): 349–378.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Dan Healey Duke University Press 2002 The GLQ Forum HOMOSEXUAL EXISTENCE AND EXISTING SOCIALISM New Light on the Repression of Male Homosexuality in Stalin’s Russia Dan Healey Queer historians and activists have a peculiar relationship with the history of the Soviet Union...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 331–348.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Juana María Rodríguez Through a consideration of the ephemeral archives of queer racialized feminine subjects, this essay considers how current debates in queer theory on the relationship between sociality and the sexual are transformed by the specifics of race, gender, location, and embodiment...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 223–241.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Joshua J. Weiner; Damon Young This special issue considers how queerness constitutes and designates forms of sociality. Specifically, it explores how a utopian, inventive impulse in sexual sociabilities is simultaneously articulated with a dehiscent, corrosive pull away from sociality. An interplay...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (2-3): 381–387.
Published: 01 June 2011
... be the condition of any sociability. She suggests that there is also a sociality at stake in human relationality that does not imply the intimate connotations of sociability. This sociality derives from the constitutive conditions of the body itself—a body always given over to others, which exists in a field...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (1): 113–138.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Hentyle Yapp At the intersection of social practice art and queer failure discourse, performativity pulses with possibility. This article tracks this strong performative force that undergirds theorizations of queer failure, social success, and performance. The author examines Julie Tolentino’s...
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GLQ (2009) 15 (1): 153–169.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Susan McHugh Nonhuman nonheteronormativity presents a profound challenge not just to identity forms but more importantly to disciplinary habits of thinking of human subjectivity as the default form of social agency. To elaborate this point, this essay surveys how some recent books, including...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (1): 107–125.
Published: 01 January 2012
... autonomously: the psychic realm of desire and the material realm of accumulation and exchange. If we take seriously the notion of affect in relation to labor, then the daily, repetitive performances through which bodies are socially legible as gendered (whether coded as queer or straight) constitute a kind...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (2-3): 189–212.
Published: 01 June 2018
... that fuse readers into the heteronormative public sphere. Bad reading conjures new economies of social and erotic relation in historical moments when queer belonging is foreclosed, stigmatized, or forgotten. Locating bad reading beside paranoid, reparative, and postcritical reading, the essay situates queer...
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GLQ (2018) 24 (4): 445–466.
Published: 01 October 2018
...Beth Capper; Arlen Austin Abstract In the mid-1970s, two autonomous groups within the International Wages for Housework movement formed to address black (and) lesbian struggles over social reproduction: Black Women for Wages for Housework (BWfWfH) and Wages Due Lesbians (WDL). These groups...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (1): 61–84.
Published: 01 January 2021
... counterpublics that they produced were uncannily facilitated by mediumship social networks. Through these practices of monarchic veneration, sarimbavy medium-activists implicitly challenged Western expectations that queer social movements must emerge through the subversion of social norms and secular, liberal...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (2): 173–200.
Published: 01 April 2021
...Davy Knittle This article reads the transformation of urban space in US cities during and since the urban renewal of the 1950s and 1960s in dialogue with queer and disability theories of access to the social and the built environment. Knittle focuses on obsolescence as an urban planning strategy...
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GLQ (2009) 15 (4): 583–609.
Published: 01 October 2009
... the socially produced emotional situations that helped push Cold War-era gay and lesbian people into alliances with heterosexist institutions and values such as marriage. In Bannon's novels, “gay marriage” appears as a kind of representational shorthand for a happy resolution to what I suspect was the common...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (1): 33–63.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Sianne Ngai This essay reads a series of social or capitalist abstractions: the iconic smiley face; Karl Marx's notoriously tricky concept of abstract, value-constituting labor; and the “soldier's body” qua allegory of value in contemporary American poet Rob Halpern's book Music for Porn (2012...
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GLQ (2015) 21 (2-3): 321–341.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Jayna Brown Taking suggestion from the case of Henrietta Lacks and the HeLa cells, this essay is profoundly interested in the possibilities for new, and alternative, forms of life and being. What forms of sociality and the communal are available for us if we estrange ourselves from the life of our...