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Lieke Hettinga and Terrance Wooten

emergent change. Through an extensive analysis of a variety of sources—the range of material includes early filmmaking, contemporary art, trans “docu-pornography,” and avant-garde queer cinema—Steinbock proposes to think of both cinema and transgender

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Screening Vulnerability

Brian Bergen-Aurand

the time I first encountered Robert McRuer’s Crip Theory: Cultural Signs of Queerness and Disability soon after its publication in 2006, I began to turn my research and teaching from queer theory toward disability studies and crip theory. Or, it

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Visibility and Screen Politics after the Transgender Tipping Point

Wibke Straube

certainly an important task to consider the homonormative, nationalist norms embedded in the romanticized ideal of trans and queer visibility. It might be time to abandon mainstream visibility politics, to follow the argument of the editors of the anthology

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Situating Screen Bodies

Brian Bergen-Aurand

activist Zanele Muholi first conceptualized Inkanyiso as “a flexible and unique source of information for art advocacy” where queer activism = queer media. In 2009, Muholi registered the platform with the Department of Social Services “in response to the

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Brian Bergen-Aurand

femininity on edge and in transformation. Brought together with our reports on Genital Call and Genitals on Trial by Giegold and Weiß and the Inaugural Scottish Queer International Film Festival, as well as reviews of books and other media, this issue of

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Karen Fiss

Berlin as part of the group exhibition What Is Queer Today Is Not Queer Tomorrow, Genital Call enlisted volunteers to collaborate with courtroom sketch artists and stenographers to produce an alternative dossier of “evidence.” They were asked to

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Anxious Breath

An Autoethnographic Exploration of Non-binary Queerness, Vulnerability, and Recognition in Step Out

Lara Bochmann and Erin Hampson

Existing within a gender binary as a queer, trans, and non-binary person can be incredibly taxing and arduous and often means living on the brink of the culturally thinkable, never quite fitting societal molds and constantly having to insert one

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Handover Bodies in a Feminist Frame

Two Hong Kong Women Filmmakers’ Perspectives on Sex after 1997

Gina Marchetti

globalization and the local demands of the city. Their sexuality becomes part of this struggle over bodily integrity and identity as they navigate questions of gender expression; lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) rights; sexual labor

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Los Roldán and the Inclusion of Travesti Narratives

Representations of Gender-Nonconforming Identities in Argentinian Telenovelas

Martín Ponti

umbrella term encompasses “all identities and practices that cross over, cut across, move between, or otherwise queer socially constructed sex/gender boundaries” ( 1994: 251 ). While some use “travesti” and “trans” interchangeably, various travesti

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Brian Bergen-Aurand

perfection of its own . Perhaps such a more complex “cognition of the senses” with regard to the study of screen bodies begins to arise from the evolution of feminist, LGBT, and queer theory in the 1980s. Perhaps, we can trace the percolation of those