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GLQ (2002) 8 (4): 499–521.
Published: 01 October 2002
...Brian James Baer Duke University Press 2002 RUSSIAN GAYS/WESTERN GAZE Mapping (Homo)Sexual Desire in Post-Soviet Russia Brian James Baer When the first English edition of Ivan Bloch’s Sexual Life in England, Past and Present appeared in 1938, the publisher seemed to feel obliged...
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GLQ (2013) 19 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Mitra Rastegar Through an analysis of Western lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) activist responses to the executions of two youths in Iran in 2005, this article considers why an interpretation of the executions as a case of antigay persecution became predominant despite reasons...
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GLQ (2020) 26 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2020
... with nightmares of savage Maya men. This essay argues that by analyzing the voyeurism and fantasies of Landa and Gibson, we can come to terms with the position of Maya masculinity in modern Western imaginations. Moreover, by working to understand Landa’s and Gibson’s investments in perverse Maya men, we can think...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (1): 169–191.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Dredge Byung'chu Käng In the Western popular imagination, Bangkok is a “gay paradise,” a city that affords cheap and easy access to exotic “boys.” This reputation for sex tourism as well as a local cultural tolerance for homosexuality and transgenderism is a common representation of queer Bangkok...
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GLQ (2019) 25 (4): 513–543.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Duygu Ula Focusing on photographs by Nilbar Güreş, a visual and performance artist, this article analyzes how her images deconstruct and reimagine the various identities of the Turkish nation and Western discourses of homosexuality at once. By depicting seemingly conventional women in traditional...
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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 (2019) 25 (1): 131–135.
Published: 01 January 2019
... War,” the present article examines the way in which queer scholarship can productively engage with non-Western bodies and sexualities. Considering sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East, it draws on the work of Puar, Achille Mbembe, and others to argue that the post-9/11 wars represent a major context...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (1): 103–120.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Alexa Winstanley-Smith The resurgence of fascism has quickly become an unavoidable fact of the Western world. Perhaps it comes as no surprise to today’s inheritors of cultural studies and critical theory that astrology has made its own comeback; however, it has made its comeback with a difference...
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GLQ (2021) 27 (4): 629–654.
Published: 01 October 2021
... outlets, the youthfulness of the Hong Kong demonstrators is often emphasized to critique their fixation on the Western ideology of democracy. For the young resisters and their sympathizers, childishness connotes a different script of identity: it entails a narrative of temporal suspension in the face...
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GLQ (2016) 22 (4): 505–539.
Published: 01 October 2016
... be “restoring” the “Western”-style innocent child through, of all things, the sexualized, racialized “HIV child.” Yet this child-in-peril becomes a threat in a different direction, because of the demands it makes for our response. Feeling thus threatened, we flee from children who, we imagine, are desiring us...
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GLQ (2008) 14 (4): 481–507.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Evelyn Blackwood This article examines the circulation of “global queer discourse” in Indonesia to interrogate the processes by which queer knowledge is received and appropriated. While Western-oriented queer discourse articulated by international LGBT organizations promote a “modern ideal...
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GLQ (2009) 15 (3): 357–395.
Published: 01 June 2009
... multiple queer modernities and result as much from local responses to similar economic conditions as from foreign cultural influences. The alternative narrative of queer histories beyond the West presented here decouples the spread of capitalism from cultural Westernization. It highlights moments where...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (3): 363–387.
Published: 01 June 2010
... and sexuality that that reading both reflects and reproduces. Reading Hemingway's fiction with attention to the sexual dimension that has so often circulated in criticism of him, the essay shows modern Western culture's preoccupation with celebrating heterosexuality in the form of its praise of simplicity...
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GLQ (2010) 16 (4): 611–621.
Published: 01 October 2010
... expansion, the politics of mobility, and the mapping of Western colonial ideologies onto racialized conflicts—both between Israelis and Palestinian and within the Israeli community itself between Jews of Arab (Mizrahim) and European (Ashkenazim) descent. Duke University Press 2010 Moving Image Review...
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GLQ (2011) 17 (4): 649–664.
Published: 01 October 2011
... made and unmade in ethnographic research and writing. In a newly transnational queer studies, ethnography has become a source of knowledge of non-Western, local, or cross-cultural sexual practices and formations. Each of the three ethnographies under review makes an important intervention...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (1): 47–69.
Published: 01 January 2012
...Carla Freccero “Ideological Fantasies” is an argument for the continued importance of thinking Marxism and psychoanalysis together in the conjunction of “queer” and “capital.” Both, within a certain Western tradition, are preoccupied with understanding how ideology fashions subjectivities...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (2-3): 387–405.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of postcolonial subjects in Cape Town and Hong Kong. In a moment of intensified counterterrorism, necropolitical nationalism, and resurgent yet covert forms of empire, both works have much to say about how the lives of sexual minorities are simultaneously affected by and resist Western imperialism. Thus they also...
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GLQ (2012) 18 (4): 481–505.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Amar Wahab The stigmatization of Caribbean postcolonial nation-states in the Western imagination as exemplifying some of the most homophobic nationalisms masks a more-nuanced reading of the complexities of Caribbean modernity. As such, the hardening of homophobic nationalisms in settings...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (1-2): 181–198.
Published: 01 April 2014
..., and they attest to the significance of queer knowledge production within and about a loosely defined Asia. In addition, these works help trouble the centrality of “Western” culture and theory within queer studies as a whole, and — via their juxtaposition within the series — suggest the potential of intraregional...
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GLQ (2014) 20 (3): 353–378.
Published: 01 June 2014
... of analytical agendas: casting light on the importance of language and its discursive reach in popular understandings of same-sex desire, overturning the problem of long-standing heteronormative biases in area studies, grappling with the ghost of Western concepts of gender and sexuality, and jostling...