1-20 of 422 Search Results for

sexual

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 13 (2): 56–78.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Wiebke Beushausen Abstract This article offers a literary and cultural studies approach to sexual citizenship and belonging through a reading of the coming-of-age genre. Coming-of-age narratives, a primary mode of a womanist Caribbean diaspora poetics, offer fruitful ground for an analysis...
Journal Article
Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 206–226.
Published: 01 April 2019
... to retrieve what remains dormant in critical feminist theorizations of violence against women. Using a cross-genre form, a secret collection of memories that includes elements of hauntology, this essay exposes some of the cracks and fissures in feminist theorizing on sexual violence, migration, and the figure...
Journal Article
Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 73–103.
Published: 01 September 2006
... (1994) reminds us, "deviant" sexualities are produced and policed in the service of a transnational economy. As such, the text references the language of natural history to thematize a more complex relationship between the neocolonial present and the historical past. Natural history is a discourse...
Journal Article
Meridians (2006) 7 (1): 162–182.
Published: 01 September 2006
...,sintrato especial Aquiin mas Seleocurrfo Saturarla mentea ninosinocentes Coneducaci6inncosistente Manipuladaviciosamentae Conveniencdiaelprominentedelaspudiente1s --Tego Calderon, "Loiza," (2002) This autoethnography examines the intersections of the racialized, gendered, and sexualized body that have...
Journal Article
Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 261–292.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Mireille Miller-Young Abstract Hip-hop pornography propels the conventions of the nearly soft-core hip-hop video to the extreme, the explicit, the hard-core. The convergence of the outlaw cultures of hip-hop and pornography offers a compelling narrative about how black sexual subjects define...
Journal Article
Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 53–73.
Published: 01 September 2008
...Andreana Clay Abstract Examinations of the relationship of queer sexuality and the hip-hop generation have recently emerged in academia. However, little or no work has been done that explores hip-hop's bisexual, independent poster child, Me'Shell Ndegeocello. Since her debut in 1993, Ndegeocello's...
Journal Article
Meridians (2018) 16 (2): 308–325.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Sara C. Flowers Abstract Historically, Black women have contributed to the foundations of medical research, gynecology, sexuality education, and sexual and reproductive justice, and continue to do so today. However, the intersections of race- and gender-based oppression have repeatedly erased...
Journal Article
Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 298–322.
Published: 01 October 2021
... and apprehending Muslims. Given technological innovations, like autocorrect functions that “correct” conversations about the “racialization” of Muslims to the “radicalization” of Muslims (to give one example), algorithmic manipulations of data depend on sexualizing and racializing assemblages that tell a familiar...
FIGURES | View All (4)
Journal Article
Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 137–163.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and political national body-including more than just black citizens, but those of European, East Asian, and South Asian descent. The move, then, from "girls" to "flag women" reveals gender's centrality to discussions of national culture while drawing performative sexuality into heightened visibility in the form...
Journal Article
Meridians (2002) 2 (2): 101–125.
Published: 01 March 2002
..., Weddin.9Bandby AliceChildress, and Corre.9idorbay GaylJonesdraw on the theme of interracial sexuality to explore the complexities of Black Nationalism, to challenge the contradictions between Black Nationalist ideology and practice, and to analyze the meanings and limits of race and community...
Journal Article
Meridians (2003) 3 (2): 139–170.
Published: 01 March 2003
... In highlighting the paradoxical intertwining of sexual practices, political resistance, and cultural ideologies, the above epigraph by Gloria Anzaldua flags the complex relations among women of color, their communities, and their sexualities. Such analyses of the gendered and racialized nature of community...
Journal Article
Meridians (2018) 16 (1): 79–111.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Cornelia Möser Abstract Over the past few years, right-wing political groups in France have made sexuality a focus of their concerns. Since the debate about political lesbianism in 1980, feminist research on sexuality in France has been markedly limited to research on abortion, contraception...
Journal Article
Meridians (2021) 20 (2): 466–490.
Published: 01 October 2021
... these stereotypes is insufficient for inclusion. Muslim Americans are often required to construct central aspects of their identities—particularly religion, gender, and sexuality—so they become acceptable to mainstream American sensibilities, thus becoming “good” Muslims. This essay theorizes an alternative...
Journal Article
Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 169–195.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of sexual transactions as a liberatory tool for enslaved black women, responses to the digital short shed light upon uncomfortable and complicated interpretations of the role of sex, sexuality, sexual economies, and sexual violence played in black lives during chattel slavery. Situating Tubman at the center...
Journal Article
Meridians (2007) 7 (2): 1–21.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Beauty Bragg; Pancho McFarland Abstract The discourse on gender and sexuality in rap music is dominated by the pornographic. Women of color contending with demeaning pornographic images have entered the discourse though many routes. JV and Ms. Sancha exemplify the two predominant approaches...
Journal Article
Meridians (2008) 8 (1): 144–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
... singing for over four decades, and is known as the ideal voice of Indian femininity. The Lagaan theme song juxtaposes a saccharine, ultra-feminine Mangeshkaresque voice with two female choruses—one sensual and aggressive, the other light and airy. These varied female voices embody a range of sexual...
Journal Article
Meridians (2010) 10 (1): 32–53.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Cynthia Wu Abstract My essay addresses non-normative genders and sexualities in Lois-Ann Yamanaka's Blu's Hanging , a controversial novel set in Hawai'i that—although commercially successful and critically acclaimed—has spurred protests over its racist portrayals of Filipino masculinity. I show how...
Journal Article
Meridians (2014) 12 (2): 78–98.
Published: 01 September 2014
...dann j. Broyld Abstract Harriet Tubman and female fugitives from the United States maintained elevated expectations for British Canada during the late antebellum period. Their quest to reach Canadian soil was twofold: they wanted to resist enslavement in America, and also to sidestep sexual...
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (1): 148–176.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., they carry both the silenced histories of racial and sexual exploitation and the appeal of hyper-sexualized and exoticized stereotypes. I am also interested in discussing how these writings/writers articulate notions and images connected to discourses of mestiçagem in order to rewrite black women's bodies...
Journal Article
Meridians (2016) 14 (2): 118–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality. We embrace previous contributions made in the Americas and develop new venues for Black feminist mobilization and research. We find that an Afrodiasporic Feminist Conspiracy that impacts the production of knowledge, the creation of public policies...