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Jacob Breslow, Jonathan A. Allan, Gregory Wolfman, and Clifton Evers

acknowledge its discrepant effects, as they are amplified via race and racism. Both the “thug” and the “redneck” function as controlling images, Abelson writes, because of the ways in which they evoke and extend histories of racial stereotypes. While analyses

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“The Dragon Can't Roar”

Analysis of British Expatriate Masculinity in Yusuf Dawood's One Life Too Many

Antony Mukasa Mate

of admiration to be judged by the male-dominated world than an individual. Sydney's initial impression of Patricia as a stereotypical dumb blonde reaffirms the masculine stereotypes of the female other. He had already dismissed Patricia as incompetent

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Minority Report

Perceptions and Realities of Black Men in Heterosexual Porn

Darryl L. Jones II

the activities for which they have been associated for centuries: loose sex in artistic forms. Amy Wilkins observes that “racialized gender stereotypes are a source of both status and stigma for Black men” (2012: 168). Throughout the world, men of

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Elizabeth J. McLean, Kazuki Yamada, and Cameron Giles

poem, he instantiates a new intertextual crossing-of-paths in the antagonistic relationship between Wilde and James. Where the study seeks to dispel some of the existing tropes surrounding James and some of the Victorian sexual stereotypes prevalent in

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Lowry Martin

Morocco, but also describing his own incestuous desire for his older brother. Although he links queerness with both gay sexual tourism and migration, his narrative decenters stereotypical notions of Arabic masculinity such as marrying, financially

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India Halstead

gender stereotypes and celebrated the female form. This influential new body art movement included the likes of Yayoi Kusama, Yoko Ono, and Carolee Schneemann, who used their own bodies as canvases to pose difficult questions about agency and

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Akkadia Ford

devastating periods in twentieth-century gay and transsexual history, and Dallas Buyers Club serves as a powerful reminder of the historical and social backgrounds against which mainstream films continue the hegemonic stereotyping of narratives and

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Groped and Gutted

Hollywood's Hegemonic Reimagining of Counterculture

Samantha Eddy

-Guzman (2016) terms this the “Hollywood Paradox”: seemingly, Hollywood emerges as a subject of diversification in mainstream media and yet the mechanisms of legitimate diversification—beyond tokenizing or stereotyping—are actively blockaded by Hollywood

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Close to You

Karen Carpenter and the Body-Martyr in Queer Memory

Julian Binder

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There has been much thought given to role of the body as a site of political, physiological, and cultural negotiation. What place then does the beloved and astonishingly affective singer of 1970s soft-rock, Karen Carpenter, occupy in this weighty discourse? Karen's death from complications related to her eating disorder in 1983 shocked the public, eliciting a new wave of cultural consciousness about the embodied nature of mental illness. But beyond the stereotypical white suburban Carpenters fan, Karen and her story had already become a cult favorite amongst the queer avant-garde as soon as four years after death, a mysterious phenomenon that I argue is decidedly queer in its emotional trafficking of Karen's subjectivity, among other areas. This essay explores the ways in which our bodies double as cultural repositories, as hallowed sites of memory, and as icons of martyrdom with the capacity to emit a healing resonance analogous to their fabricated religious counterparts. I must admit, this paper might also be guilty of occasionally engaging in the typical essentializing tendency toward Karen's personhood. For her sake then, reader, I ask you to ponder the following question with the same aversion to neat finality that you apply to your own story as you flip the page: who really was Karen Carpenter?

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Steven Eastwood

instead concentrated on embodiment, networks, relations, and patterns. Autism Defined Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a disorder that affects the development of social and communication skills and is characterized by stereotyped patterns of