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positions: asia critique (1 August 1997) 5 (3): 863–878.
Published: 01 August 1997
...-eventually reduced to a mere “display”- of the Enola Gay. Americans are not usually students of August 1945: A recent poll reveals that 60 percent of us do not know which president dropped the bomb on Japan and a third of us do not know that...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 1994) 2 (1): 73–90.
Published: 01 February 1994
...: The Lesbian, Gay, Twospirit, and Bisexual People of Color Magazine 1, no. 5: 1, 11, 28. Personal Narratives Group, eds. 1989 . Interpreting Women's Lives: Feminist Theory and Personal Narratives . Bloomington: Indiana University Press. Said , Edward 1978 . Orientalism . New York...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2010) 18 (2): 425–458.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Lisa Rofel This essay addresses the anxiety that many urban gay men in China express about “money boys”—a term used in English to refer to male sex workers who have sex with other men for money. The essay argues that money boys are a pressing issue for Chinese gay men because homophobia and...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2010) 18 (2): 459–487.
Published: 01 May 2010
...David L. Eng This essay examines the contemporary emergence of gay and lesbian life in the People's Republic of China through an analysis of Stanley Kwan's 2001 film Lan Yu and in relation to liberal distinctions between public space and private desires. Following anthropologist Lisa Rofel's recent...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2010) 18 (2): 537–554.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Josephine Chuen-juei Ho Since the lifting of martial law in 1987, Taiwan has prided itself on steady progress toward liberal democracy with an ever-broadening understanding of human rights that now allegedly includes the rights of gays and lesbians. Yet at the same time, under the child-protection...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2010) 18 (2): 351–372.
Published: 01 May 2010
... stigmatize, if not gayness itself, many actual queer sexual practices and preferences: “For what is the benefit of affirming the legitimacy of the gay identity, if at the same time the daily activities and communications that make up that iden...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2010) 18 (2): 373–398.
Published: 01 May 2010
...Hans Tao-Ming Huang This article proposes a historically and movement-wise contextualized reading of Pai Hsien-yung's Crystal Boys , known as the first “gay” novel in Taiwan. As the novel was taken up as a signifier in the new tongzhi politics in 1990s Taiwan, the article shows, its legacy as a...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2011) 19 (2): 347–364.
Published: 01 May 2011
... commodification in the sexual economy from which this documentation of Filipino homoerotica is taken, the gay bar. As a productive space for maleness and its consumption, the lives of these machos interact with the specific material conditions of a neoliberal sexual economy reemerging in the Philippines since...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2012) 20 (1): 373–383.
Published: 01 February 2012
...Norman A. Spencer “Ten Years of Queer Cinema in China” is a photo memoir with twenty photographs and commentary that documents two important cultural events rarely mentioned in US discussions of Chinese underground cinema. They are the First Chinese Gay and Lesbian Film Festival held at Beijing...
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positions: asia critique (1 November 2014) 22 (4): 907–930.
Published: 01 November 2014
... of reality, memory, and time are significant tropes in Matsumoto's films. Bara no soretsu , for instance, set in the gay district of Tokyo, freely shifts between various points in time, mixes narrative fiction and documentary, and allows for the intermingling of the actors' own personal memories and...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2015) 23 (2): 349–365.
Published: 01 May 2015
... a discreet gay subculture. Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Singapore homosexuality LGBT rights homonationalism pinkwashing The Rise and Fall of Homonationalism in Singapore John Whittier Treat Pinkwashing and homonationalism are terms associated...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2016) 24 (1): 231–252.
Published: 01 February 2016
...! , filmmaker and scholar Nguyen Tan Hoang gathers the ways in which Asian men use online gay cruising sites such as grindr to play with the visibility of their racial identity in relation to the sexual practices and partners they desire. This article explores how Asian/American men use the Internet to register...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 1994) 2 (1): 175–176.
Published: 01 February 1994
... Santa Cruz, has published a book entitled Strategies of Deviance: Studies in Gay Male Repre- sentation (I994). Timothy Liu teaches in the English department at Cornell College. A collection of his poems, Vox Angelica, won...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 1994) 2 (1): v–xi.
Published: 01 February 1994
... social studies. Interdisciplinary in nature, the works that are embraced under lesbian and gay studies and/or queer studies are hard to define through their shared objects of study, discipline, or methodology. While engaged in what...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2004) 12 (1): 289–290.
Published: 01 February 2004
... on money boys and gay culture. Ruri Ito, a professor at the Institute of Gender Studies at Ochanomizu University, specializes in gender and migration studies. Nayna Jhaveri is an assistant professor of geography at the...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2004) 12 (1): 195–201.
Published: 01 February 2004
... In 1999 Liu Binjian adapted it from Cui’s screenplay. I went grudgingly and only out of a sense of professional duty. The film was billed as the first gay-themed and largely gay-made dramatic feature from mainland China. But somehow that...
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positions: asia critique (1 February 2004) 12 (1): 181–194.
Published: 01 February 2004
...- cle’s Past, won the 2001 Radio Literature Award in Germany. He is also the author of six books on criticism and theory and writes columns for four magazines. In 2002, Cui Zi’en received a Felipa Award from the Interna- tional Gay and Lesbian Human...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2010) 18 (2): 399–407.
Published: 01 May 2010
... always been invisible. There is no mention of homosexuality in the law, nor is there any social welfare policy related to homosexuals. In the past, the obstacles gay men and lesbians faced were pri- marily prejudice, hostility, and violence in...
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positions: asia critique (1 May 2015) 23 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 May 2015
... presentation, wrenchingly caustic, the essay veers from what Treat terms a “long-­standing Western penchant for discovering gay enclaves in Sir Richard Francis Burton’s hot ‘Sotadic Zone’ stretching from southern Italy to Poly- nesia” to detailed...
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positions: asia critique (1 August 2013) 21 (3): 683–701.
Published: 01 August 2013
...- gies of mimicking mainstream media.2 Issues of “visibility” permeate the general landscape of documentary representation of Taiwan’s gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) or the so-­called tongzhi literally “comrade”) community. Thus...