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Keeping the Future at Bay

Waria, Anticipation and Existential Endings in Bali, Indonesia

Sylvia Tidey

matter when it comes to envisioning futures. In his 2009 book Queer Utopia , José Esteban Muñoz discusses a poem entitled ‘Having a Coke With You’, written in the early 1960s by Beat poet Frank O'Hara, that describes the act of two male lovers sharing a

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European Bodies

Who Embodies europe? Explorations into the Construction of european Bodies

Anika Keinz and Paweł Lewicki

silent norm, the legacies thereof and the processes and forms of inscription whereby a body becomes racialised, classed and gendered. Feminist and queer theory as well as race-critical perspectives redirect the focus to different but interlinked processes

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“Hot Guys” in Tel Aviv

Pride Tourism in Israel

Amit Kama and Yael Ram

years have seen a dramatic burgeoning of international media attention focused on Israeli LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning) political achievements and trials and tribulations. Furthermore, the international LGBTQ

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Seeing Is Being

Transfer, Transformation, and the Spectatorship of Transgender Mobility in François Ozon’s The New Girlfriend

Julia Dettke

is what French iconic queer director François Ozon’s latest movie is all about. It not only tells the story of a man’s transformation into a woman, it also shows its crucial eff ects on those who see him/her. It is, I would like to claim here, a movie

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Boyz2Men

Male Migrants’ Attitudes to Homosexuality and What Age Has To Do with It

Katarzyna Wojnicka

subject of jokes, as several research participants claimed that they should be grateful to gay men, as they “steal men from women,” which results in a larger number of (heterosexual) women available to them. Finally, queerness is seen as something foreign

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Boyhood Studies at 10

Diederik F. Janssen

of young sexualities; contemporary issues in education and schooling; cinema; and queer theoretical perspectives. Individual contributions have varied more widely from literature studies, cultural theory, and social history to ethnography

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Coulthard, Glen Sean. Red Skin, White Masks

Rejecting the Colonial Politics of Recognition

Elaine Coburn

McGuire 2009 ; Suzack et al. 2011 ), among other sources. Similarly, the rich and insightful literature by and for Indigenous queer and two-spirit scholars and actors (e.g. Driskill et al. 2011 ) is entirely absent, although Coulthard makes clear his

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Gazing at Medusa

Adaptation as Phallocentric Appropriation in Blue Is the Warmest Color

Marion Krauthaker and Roy Connolly

populist aspirations that will always animate screen cultures. 33 White cites Chantal Akerman as an example of a filmmaker whose ‘work foregrounds the formal innovation that queer cinema advocates’. 34 The impossibility of negotiating a representation of

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Contemporary Girls Studies

Reflections on the Inaugural International Girls Studies Association Conference

Victoria Cann, Sarah Godfrey, and Helen Warner

pursue inclusivity actively as a political and ethical practice; there was a predominance of work that focused on heteronormative frames of girlhood. A pressing issue here has to do with the limited presence or, rather, absence, of trans and queer girls

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Marie Puysségur

forcing their way through experiences that queer the performance of feminine adolescence. It is Marieme's anger that causes Lady to approach her as she storms out of the guidance counselor's office (her rage, Lady says, is “interesting”). The girls adopt