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GLQ (2012) 18 (1): 149–158.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Jasbir K. Puar This essay examines the potential for using affective connectivities to rethink neoliberal stratification. Because discourses surrounding queer suicide reproduce problematic assumptions not only about race, class, and gender but also about bodily health, debility, and capacity, I...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (4): 577–602.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Beenash Jafri Abstract What can narratives of suicide tell us about diasporic and Indigenous relationships to the white settler state? This article engages relational critique to examine trans/femme/bisexual South Asian Canadian filmmaker Vivek Shraya's short film I want to kill myself ( 2017...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (4): 599–616.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Dana Seitler This essay concentrates on a series of suicide plots in which the risk of one’s undoing does not indicate a refusal of one’s existing life as much as it performs a fantastic desire to live a different one. Willa Cather’s short story “Paul’s Case” (1905), Ridley Scott’s Thelma...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (2): 273–296.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Bobby Benedicto Drawing on the writings of Georges Bataille and Leo Bersani, this essay reexamines the long-held association of homosexuality with a radical erotics of death from the vantage of queer of color critique. While notions of suicidal ecstasy, self-shattering, and masochistic jouissance...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (2): 220–223.
Published: 01 April 2020
... .” In Directed Desire: The Collected Poems of June Jordan , 278 – 79 . Port Townsend WA : Copper Canyon Press . Lewis Rachel . 2017 . “ Suicide Rate for Teen Girls Hits Forty Year High .” Time , August 4 . time.com/4887282/teen-suicide-rate-cdc/ . Lorde Audre . 1980 . The Cancer...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (2): 215–218.
Published: 01 April 2020
... against queer ways of being, knowing, and/or doing with famil- iar and indelible consequences (Halberstam 2011; Mayo 2014; McCready 2007). Despite the rise of self- harm and suicide among queer youth, school policies and practices still tend to be largely reactive to the suicide rather than proactively...
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GLQ (1995) 2 (1_and_2): 65–79.
Published: 01 April 1995
... and falsifications in the face of unwelcome information. I want to explore under three interconnected headings Freud’s representation of what he calls (mystifyingly) “the mystery of homosexuality”: the “psycho- genesis,” not of homosexuality, but of passion; the “enigma of suicide” (the phrase is Freud’s...
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GLQ (1999) 5 (1): 1–24.
Published: 01 January 1999
... catachrestic. Finally, I want to discuss the implications of Sedgwick’s invocation of gay and lesbian ado- lescent suicide as an inaugurating “motive” for gay and lesbian studies. I should point out that in this essay the term adolescence is not intended to refer to any ontological or transhistorical...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (2): 223–226.
Published: 01 April 2020
..., December 28. www.nytimes.com/2018/12/28/us/native - american- education.html. Jordan, June. 2005. Poem for South African Women. In Directed Desire: The Collected Poems of June Jordan, 278 79. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press. Lewis, Rachel. 2017. Suicide Rate for Teen Girls Hits Forty Year High...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 623–633.
Published: 01 October 2010
... alcohol, while some Jews were angered that a suicide bomber was depicted at all. Such criticism is indicative of the radical nature of this act, which takes two oppositional hegemonic narratives and marries them together, thus subverting both. The names Youssuf and Jabbar parody the popular...
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GLQ (2007) 13 (2-3): 197–225.
Published: 01 June 2007
... which cannot be easily repre- sented . . . just like the ceremonial adopted for the video pre-taped farewell of the fighters before their suicide operations.1 The specter of these afterimages is just one more reminder (as if anyone could forget) that martyrdom is an embodied...
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GLQ (2017) 23 (3): 440–443.
Published: 01 June 2017
.../metaphorical gut as powerful in shaping experience and as an important site of body knowledge. Wilson’s skillful treatment of the data on the effects and side effects of SSRIs through the minded gut, for example, upends narratives of suicidal adolescent girls as acting out (social) or as damaged...
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GLQ (2002) 8 (3): 319–347.
Published: 01 June 2002
... in the town of Böhmisch Leipa (Cˇeska Lípa).1 Although all the evi- dence pointed to suicide, rumors spread immediately that he had been murdered, either by the Czechs or by some other (Nazi) political opponents. The inscription on Rutha’s grave, however, also has a cryptic significance, especially...
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GLQ (2000) 6 (1): 145–147.
Published: 01 January 2000
... this. suicide seems to beckon ever more strongly because it is really hard for me to see a future for myself under these circumstances. but i know that until i get myself in a less scary financial place i can’t even imagine what happens next. my friends keep telling me...
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GLQ (2001) 7 (3): 459–481.
Published: 01 June 2001
... 467 FBI FILES OF KLAUS AND ERIKA MANN 467 he needed her most. She did not realize that Klaus at one point attempted suicide; “he was saved by ‘sheer accident wrote Erika, who only learned of the suicide...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 635–647.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Yali suspects, “He doesn’t feel real.” By the end of the film, Ashraf reveals his true identity as the “sexy suicide bomber.”9 In her essay in this issue, Rebecca Stein offers a productive symptomatic reading of the film, paying “close attention . . . to the absences...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (2): 230–232.
Published: 01 April 2020
... with in a predominantly white institution.2 Adding my transgender identity to the mix adds a layer to complexity that keeps me feeling anxious at times. Trans people of color have a higher incidence of suicidal ideations, attempted suicides, along with many negative outcomes like homelessness, violent attacks, and so...
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GLQ (1993) 1 (1): 53–78.
Published: 01 November 1993
... the illness by sharing con- taminated needles are seen as committing (or completing) a kind of inadvertent suicide. Promiscuous homosexual men practicing their vehement sexual customs under the illusory conviction, fostered by medical ideology with its cure-all antibiotics...
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GLQ (2007) 13 (4): 553–561.
Published: 01 October 2007
... THE GARDEN 559 are those who respond in the negative. Those are the ones who organize suicide campaigns instead of useless plots. The suicides can be by indigestion at feeding time or by suffocation in the waters of the pools at bath time. They are prepared for over a long time, like the plots...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (1-2): 157–181.
Published: 01 April 2010
... apparent response to this combination of events, Lana hangs herself in her cell and dies several days later in the prison hospital. Johnny’s response to Lana’s death is to cut her own wrists, a suicide attempt she survives. In her subsequent solitary confinement, she has a vision...