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Los Roldán and the Inclusion of Travesti Narratives

Representations of Gender-Nonconforming Identities in Argentinian Telenovelas

Martín Ponti

globalized media industry, challenging programing flows from the Global North ( Allen 2003 ). From the perspective of Latin American audiences, telenovelas play an instrumental role in mediating everyday life and establishing sociocultural norms ( Acosta

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Groped and Gutted

Hollywood's Hegemonic Reimagining of Counterculture

Samantha Eddy

legacy of the slasher genre seems at odds with its origins. While the earliest movies were praised for their norm-defying developments, modern interpretations seem to fall prey to the very conventions challenged by the original films. The original

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Handover Bodies in a Feminist Frame

Two Hong Kong Women Filmmakers’ Perspectives on Sex after 1997

Gina Marchetti

screen bodies as constrained by the legacy of colonialism, the dictates of the world economy, and the pressures of conforming to the Chinese Central Government’s expectations concerning heterosexuality and gender norms. Self-identifying as “Asia’s world

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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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Steven Eastwood

of autism as cognitive deficit or social inadequacy, and instead look to how autism may offer society (which, after all, includes those with autism) ways to transcend the restrictions of existing social contracts and norms. I argue that such a

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Redefining Representation

Black Trans and Queer Women’s Digital Media Production

Moya Bailey

medical media that circumscribe life and health in ways that affirm an implicit white thin cis male able body as the norm. In queer feminist studies, theorists like Jose Muñoz (1999) , Kara Keeling (2007) , and Tavio N’Yongo (2013) have worked to show

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Allison Macleod

depression, youth suicide, and struggling against social norms. Following the screening, the films’ directors, producers, and actors were invited on stage to speak about their films and answer audience questions. Similar to the Q&A following Dyke Hard , this

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Toward a Queer Sinofuturism

Ari Heinrich, Howard Chiang, and Ta-wei Chi

posting images that capture widely circulating ideas about lifestyle, social norms, and cultural engagements (e.g., food, travel, outfits). Although the two apps tend to diverge in terms of the kind of population they draw ( Douyin more urban and

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Jess Dorrance

interrogating me, the drag queen protests, “exactly like the thief I was thirty years ago!” She continues that allowing herself to be filmed is facilitating her entrance into “the norm” of gallery spaces and museums, which she does not want. “But I am not angry

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Falling Apart Together

On Viewing Ali Atassi’s Our Terrible Country from Beirut

Ira Allen

, should not be watched, without a sense of the precarity of Yassin’s Turkish refuge, indeed, without a sense of the precarity of the social and systemic norms worldwide that would make “liberatory thinking” and “critical culture” meaningful terms at all