Allison Alexy is assistant professor in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures and the Department of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her research explores gender, kinship, intimacy, and law in contemporary Japan. She has recently published Intimate Disconnections: Divorce and the Romance of Independence in Contemporary Japan (2020) and Intimate Japan: Ethnographies of Closeness and Conflict (2019, coedited with Emma E. Cook).

Amy Brainer is associate professor and director of women's and gender studies at the University of Michigan–Dearborn. She is the author of Queer Kinship and Family Change in Taiwan (2019). Her current research follows queer and trans individuals and couples as they navigate family-based immigration to the United States and Taiwan.

Yi-Chien Chen is professor in the Graduate Institute for Gender Studies at Shih Hsin University, Taiwan. She is the author of numerous articles...

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