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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 101–119.
Published: 01 December 2005
... persecuted social group.” Rahman’s expe- rience is one of only a few hundred cases in which the applicant’s “sexual orientation”—that is, his “homosexuality”—qualified him for membership in a “social group.” But Rahman’s discourse...
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Social Text (1 December 2014) 32 (4 (121)): 149–159.
Published: 01 December 2014
...José Quiroga Originally delivered as a talk in a New York University conference titled Queer Cuba, organized by José Esteban Muñoz and others, this essay explores the present and the past histories of homosexuality and revolution, and it zeroes in on the work and presence of a group of young Cuban...
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Social Text (1 June 2015) 33 (2 (123)): 83–98.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Richard T. Rodríguez This article examines Latino male homosexual practices emerging in Chicago’s presumably impermeable neighborhoods. Drawing from a range of texts—the sociological studies comprising The Sexual Organization of the City (2004), Achy Obejas’s short story “Above All, a Family Man...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 1–15.
Published: 01 June 2017
... culmination of almost fifty years of sexual politics. To answer this question, the essay returns Guy Hocquenghem’s seminal 1972 text Homosexual Desire to consider the latent friction between sexual and politics that Hocquenghem identifies and that continues to characterize our contemporary moment. It then...
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Social Text (1 June 2017) 35 (2 (131)): 17–38.
Published: 01 June 2017
... self-interested but also to the conservative concepts of adjustment and adaptation that are central both to neoliberal governance and to the psychological movement that sought to depathologize homosexuality. Copyright © Duke University Press 2017 LGBT queer neoliberalism social media coming...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 235–249.
Published: 01 December 2005
... homosexuals to engage in sodomy.”1 The answer to that question could of course only be negative. An argument to the con- trary was, in the Court’s notorious phrase, “at best, facetious.”2 Less than twenty years later, in June 2003, the Supreme Court recon...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 251–274.
Published: 01 December 2005
... familiarity, queers are at once present and still despised. Gays—par- ticularly white, affluent, stereotypical gays—experience visibility in shows such as Will and Grace and Queer Eye for the Straight Guy; homosexual sodomy has been legalized in the United States by the...
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Social Text (1 March 2001) 19 (1 (66)): 103–128.
Published: 01 March 2001
... amount of cultural hegemony at this moment, on the later gay liberation movement. But it is worthwhile at first to recall how the character of this movement was overdetermined by the ways homosexuality had been politicized in the fifties. As numerous...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 275–284.
Published: 01 December 2005
... dimensions.”1 The Lawrence decision repudiated the 1986 Bowers v. Hardwick ruling and explicitly extended the rights of privacy and sexual freedom to adult consenting homosexuals. Justice Kennedy’s decision drew on over thirty years of Supreme Court decisions...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 121–139.
Published: 01 December 2005
... even the “homosexual sex” torture scandal at Abu Ghraib.2 In fact, Mubarak Dahir suggests that some organizations can be found have actually harnessed the oppression of LGBTQ Arabs to justify the...
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Social Text (1 September 2003) 21 (3 (76)): 85–108.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the imagination of the foreign voyeur, the disenchanted white homosexual who follows the footsteps of a mod- ern-day Rimbaud—leaving civilization for the “menacing” context that beauty provides, in a constant “deréglement des senses” of suspended logic. The magic was all in the eyes of the...
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Social Text (1 September 2007) 25 (3 (92)): 57–84.
Published: 01 September 2007
..., many gays and lesbians supported the revolution, the 1961 massive raid of a Havana neighborhood in search of “pederasts, prostitutes, and pimps” signaled that homosexuality would become one of the “conditions” that the regime attempted to “purge” from the new social order.8 The...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 285–308.
Published: 01 December 2005
... 10/19/05 2:36:39 PM ily. When it comes to gay identity, because the “freedom” of wage labor allows people to make a living outside the structure of the family, people who might have engaged in homosexual practices or...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 19–34.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Dictionary of African-American Slang, defines punk as a “derogatory term for male homosexual” and a “male pejorative term for any other male without similar interest; a weak man; any male who gives in to anal inter- course in prison.”16 It is this American Africanism...
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Social Text (1 September 2006) 24 (3 (88)): np.
Published: 01 September 2006
... Women’s and Gen­ der Studies and in the Department of Latino and Hispanic Caribbean Studies at Rutgers University. His book Tacit Subjects: Dominican Trans- national Identities and Male Homosexuality in New York City is forthcom­ ing from Duke University Press. Alyshia Gálvez received her PhD in...
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Social Text (1 December 2002) 20 (4 (73)): 65–89.
Published: 01 December 2002
... locations. Within this postcolonial Foucauldian analysis of sexuality, I am concerned with the production, regulation, and mobilization of sexualities (reproductive, het- erosexual, homosexual, other, and so on) in communalism and postcolo...
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Social Text (1 March 2013) 31 (1 (114)): 109–125.
Published: 01 March 2013
... shopping cart,” in reference to her overindulgences. I’ve borrowed and adapted his quip as a title for our extended conversation. Benderson identifies as a “pre-­Stonewall,” “unliberated” homosexual who spent, as he puts it, “white nights in the company of Midtown Manhat- tan hustlers, ex-­cons...
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Social Text (1 March 2012) 30 (1 (110)): 71–89.
Published: 01 March 2012
... ars erotica. Whereas Western civilization (which began some- where in Greece and reached perfection in France) enjoyed a science of sexuality that discursively produced “the homosexual” as a species (in a manner similar to...
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Social Text (1 September 2015) 33 (3 (124)): 45–73.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Miss Trans New England, Biden’s remark,1 encoded in the rhetoric of recognition, seemed logical from a now well-­established civil rights – era teleology:2 first the folks of color, then the homosexuals, now the trans folk.3 What happens to conventional understandings of “women’s rights...
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Social Text (1 December 2005) 23 (3-4 (84-85)): 1–17.
Published: 01 December 2005
... subjects: male or female, married or single, heterosexual or homosexual, and José natural or perverse. Given its commitment to interrogating the social Esteban Muñoz processes that not only produced and recognized but also normalized and sustained identity, the...