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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2018
... population of three million people. I conducted one-on-one interviews in a room at the back of an Antalya bookstore with eleven members (six women, four men, and one self-identified transsexual) between twenty and twenty-seven years old in the summer of 2014, finding participants with the help of LGBT...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 111–113.
Published: 01 March 2015
... LGBT Studies and Queer Theory Conference at Tel Aviv University in 2010 but instead to embark on a trip to Israel/Palestine to meet with Jewish and Palestinian queer activists. Her encounters with them expand her own knowledge of the conflict and of the queer antioccupation scene, shaping her position...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 November 2015
... Copyright © 2015 by the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies 2015 HELEM means “dream” in Arabic and is the acronym for Lebanese Protection for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, and Transgenders (LGBTs), which includes protection for persons with nonnormative sexualities and gender identity...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 63–88.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Writing and Rhetoric. His research interests include rhetoric and composition, LGBT/queer studies, and media studies. His writing has been published in Enculturation , Reflections , International Journal of Middle East Studies , Praxis , Computers and Composition Online , and The Writing Lab...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 98–112.
Published: 01 November 2011
... INTRODUCTION his article is an account of the formation of the lesbian, gay, bisex- Tual, and transgender (LGBT) group, Himaya Lubnaniya lil Mith- liyeen wal Mithliyat (HELEM). In Arabic, the name means “Lebanese protection for gays and lesbians,” and its acronym means “dream.” HE...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 390–393.
Published: 01 November 2018
... University of Beirut, which tracks Lebanese newspaper articles on health topics on a daily basis. We searched for the following key terms: breastfeeding, sex work, international women’s day, LGBT, midwife, preterm deliveries, refugees, reproductive health, sexual health, abortion, and Syrian refugees. In...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 1–13.
Published: 01 November 2012
... MacMaster’s revelation and apology were many, ranging from debates on the history of cyberhoaxes (and on-line masquerade, more broadly) to questions of ethics and responsibility for the damage caused to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) online organizing in the Middle East. Why has...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 167–169.
Published: 01 July 2014
... Studies Vol. 10, No. 1 (Spring 2014) © 2014 167 168  mn  Journal of Middle East women’s studies  10:1 LGBT Refugees and the Public-Private Divide in Iran and Turkey. This is her first publication. Sophia Pandya is Associate Professor...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 155–157.
Published: 01 November 2012
... Pro- gram in Writing and Rhetoric. His research interests include rhetoric and composition, LGBT/queer studies, and media studies. His writing has been published in Enculturation, Reflections, International Journal of Middle East Studies, Praxis, Computers and Composition Online...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 472–475.
Published: 01 November 2017
... . “ Donald Trump’s Victory Followed by Wave of Hate Crime Attacks against Minorities across US—Led by His Supporters .” Independent , November 10 . www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-elections/donald-trump-president-supporters-attack-muslims-hijab-hispanics-lgbt-hate-crime-wave-us-election...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 331–336.
Published: 01 November 2015
... “homonationalist” alignment whereby state political claims are advanced through the idiom of sexuality. Among the examples Yildiz provided is the Hevi Istanbul initiative, a recently founded lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) group that integrates sexuality politics, class politics, and the Kurdish...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 113–115.
Published: 01 November 2011
... from place to place, and may well differ from Western lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) identities and cultures. (1) The edited collection bravely confronts the dilemma of how to re-invigorate a human rights discourse within the Muslim world when the Western NGOs...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2016) 12 (3): 433–449.
Published: 01 November 2016
... neighborhood to be the rising crime rate attributed to deserters from the Iraqi army. Homosexuals and male-to-female transgender persons were visible and widely known to be part of Baghdad society at the time. Ali al-Hilli, an activist in the organization Iraqi LGBT, who left Iraq in 2000, remembers that...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 71–97.
Published: 01 November 2011
... concerning masculinities and sexualities. How are such travelers commercializing spaces in Bei- rut? How do such changes dovetail with changing aesthetics of the male body? How has the fight for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights in Lebanon become aggravated and aided by...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2012) 8 (3): 113–137.
Published: 01 November 2012
....) The company’s philanthropic campaigns have also extended the web site’s reach through the development of new markets among lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in various countries. The PlanetRomeo Foundation provides free paid memberships to individuals in countries where...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 363–367.
Published: 01 November 2018
... crises, the feminist movement is not. Instead, we are reshaping feminist discourse through our activities on the streets. There are numerous changes that many fail to recognize. For example, media terminology used to describe LGBT people (often negative and demonizing) and discourse on queer rights have...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2014) 10 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2014
... supported span local and global divides and include battles to support academic freedom, immigrant, worker, women’s, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT), and human rights and to oppose war, imperialist expansionism (including U.S. invasions of Iraq, Afghanistan, and Vietnam), and the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 244–264.
Published: 01 July 2017
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 31–51.
Published: 01 July 2014
... state powers vis-à-vis this diasporic community. Her research interests include youth culture and reform in Iran, queer migration, feminism and Islam, body politics, Islamic modernism, and social memory. Jafari’s latest project is a publication of her dissertation, Silencing Sexuality: LGBT Refugees...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 36–70.
Published: 01 November 2011
... social life, and modes of violence embedded in so-called “normal” male behavior (Kimmel 1994, Kimmel, Hearn, and Connell 2003). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans- gender (LGBT) scholars and feminists have drawn on the literature of masculinity studies in order to shed light critically on how the...