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Linda Howell, Ryan Bell, Laura Helen Marks, Jennifer L. Lieberman, and Joseph Christopher Schaub

in the eroticization of nostalgia, especially among a fandom that has become more visible with the recent coalescence of a niche market for vintage adult films” (14; emphasis in original). One of the book’s greatest strengths is its focus on

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Anxious Breath

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

Lara Bochmann and Erin Hampson

both senses, being vulnerable is equated with frailty, openness, or helplessness, and thus is conceptualized as opposed to strength, agency, and power. It is evident that this dichotomy is limited and too simplistic, and our aim is to complicate this

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Introduction

Visibility and Screen Politics after the Transgender Tipping Point

Wibke Straube

situation, more sustainable and livable imaginaries, and politics of resistance that can help to challenge these conditions politically, ecologically, and academically everywhere. Here is to hoping that there is enough strength left to imagine a different

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Editorial

Situating Screen Bodies

Brian Bergen-Aurand

compare the two photographs, the difference is in the looks of the subjects in both images. While the self-portrait conveys the quiet strength of the photographer with a contemplative attitude toward her work and the situation to which it speaks, it

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“Because There Are Young Women Behind Me”

Learning from the Testimonios of Young Undocumented Women Advocates

Carolina Silva

developing this for the growth of future undocumented women leaders. Thus, the mujeres relied on lateral mentorship in their advocacy work, found strength in networks of immigrant women, and prioritized developing the leadership of younger women

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Ling Tang, Jun Zubillaga-Pow, Hans Rollmann, Amber Jamilla Musser, Shannon Scott, and Kristen Sollée

ominous strength—come to represent the whole of his murderous personality, eventually leading to the strangulation of Miriam Haines (Kasey Rogers). The tendency to objectify women is a theme explored by the director in his early films, and it continues

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Close to You

Karen Carpenter and the Body-Martyr in Queer Memory

Julian Binder

the end, claimed victory over her body and her name” ( Hoerburger 1996 ). Here, anorexia is personified, and the example encapsulates how Karen's life story was remembered not as a narrative of “female strength or self-reliance, [but as one of] a

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Eliza Deac

about the disruptive force of writing. Far from claiming that the written poem embodies a natural totality, Shelley’s comment shows his conscious awareness of the fact that the apparent wholeness of any text is an illusion whose strength depends on the

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Acoustic Startles in Horror Films

A Neurofilmological Approach

Valerio Sbravatti

effectiveness of the jump scare for both perceptual and cognitive reasons. First, in any context—real or fictional—the startle increases with growing stimulus strength (see Dreissen et al. 2012: 36 ): such stimulus can be strengthened by enhancing the amplitude