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Digitizing the Western Gaze

The End FGM Guardian Global Media Campaign

Jessica Cammaert

to divide, rather than unite, transecting as is often the case, existing ethnic, and class divisions (Cammaert forthcoming). And this is precisely what makes End FGM problematic—the allusion/ illusion that regardless of race, religion, class or any

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Introduction

Visibility and Screen Politics after the Transgender Tipping Point

Wibke Straube

. The series Pose is a fantastic example of how this might be slowly changing and how cultural spaces for alternative productions and diverse and intersecting positions between class, race, gender, and sexuality are emerging. Pose , featuring New York

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Los Roldán and the Inclusion of Travesti Narratives

Representations of Gender-Nonconforming Identities in Argentinian Telenovelas

Martín Ponti

gender-nonconforming people who are on the female spectrum. The term's intersectional aspect includes race and class as part of its deployment and definition, since travestis are racialized as nonwhite following their exclusion from educational and formal

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Allison Macleod

length, a queer history emerged that embraced intersectionality: between race, gender and sexuality; between found footage and constructed reality; and between the mainstream and the radical. In line with SQIFF’s self-identification as a Scottish queer

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Emma Celeste Bedor

own content which challenges “the dominant discourses … of beauty, body type, age race, etc.” (Lehman 2007: 111–112) . White (2003) also highlights the liberatory potential of participatory Internet culture in her work on Internet “cam girls,” and

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Monstrous Masses

The Human Body as Raw Material

John Marmysz

extreme form when race is injected into the picture. From the perspective of the “white gaze,” black male bodies become threatening “things,” menacing in their darkness and symbolic of filth, danger, and animality. They are not truly human, he argues, but

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Brian Bergen-Aurand

, feminism and masculinity studies, trans* studies, queer theory, critical race theory, class analysis, cyborg studies, and dis/ability studies. In addition to this introduction to screened bodies, volume 1, issue 1 of the journal features research articles

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Jane M. Kubiesa, Looi van Kessel, Frank Jacob, Robert Wood, and Paul Gordon Kramer

science takes on the parental role and the future of the human race is brought into question. The final chapter, “Failed Futurity” by co-editor Andrea Wood, seems to answer this question as Wood assesses the lost future of the zombie child and the

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Transitions Within Queer North African Cinema

Nouri Bouzid, Abdellah Taïa, and the Transnational Tourist

Walter S. Temple

of the camera, which Fred throws against an abandoned boat that has washed ashore. Bouzid, whose camera’s transnational gaze does not discriminate against race or nationality, captures the very essence of Bezness, which is the omnipresent search for

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Akkadia Ford

-ed-how-transparent-tried-and-failed-represent-trans-men (accessed 30 November 2016 ). Keegan , Cael. 2015 . “ Race-ing as Temporal Dis/ability: Trans Futurism and Racial Mattering in the Films of Lana Wachowski .” Paper presented at the 8th Annual D.C. Queer Studies Symposium: Queer Speculations , 17