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Something to Signify Gender Performance and Cuban Masculinity in Viva

David Yagüe González

who were considered sexual minorities were all sent to these camps, which were later closed due to international and national pressures and due to the inappropriate conduct of the guards. Masculinity was also seen as a national identity. The

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Andrew J. Webber

attention. 2 Here, German film is intended to encompass films—including transnational productions such as Lore —made in and about Germany and directly bound up with its conditions of national identity. My particular concern is with childhood as a

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Los Roldán and the Inclusion of Travesti Narratives

Representations of Gender-Nonconforming Identities in Argentinian Telenovelas

Martín Ponti

one of the leading voices in trans* studies and activism. Radi, alongside a national coalition, drafted part of the Gender Identity Law passed by the Argentine Congress in May 2012. 8 Since independence from Spain in 1816, the Argentine Civil Code

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Lieke Hettinga and Terrance Wooten

landscape of representation has been forcefully shifted to make room for trans and gender-nonconforming actors, characters, and producers. This has not been without risk of overrepresenting trans people as “included” into the national body politic, enabling

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Andrew J. Ball

oppositional symbolic form is appropriated by those in power and redeployed to maintain the existent hierarchy. In particular, Eddy tracks how the American film industry used the marginalized identities and emancipatory idiom of the slasher movie to reproduce

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Queer Sinofuturism

The Aberrant Movements and Posthumanist Mutations of Body, Identity, and Matter in Lu Yang's Uterus Man

Gabriel Remy-Handfield

-human technological (both physical and virtual) artifacts” ( Kim 2017: 235 ). In Lu Yang's strange posthuman universe, identities are not fixed but mutable, and they are mediated by new technologies. If posthumanism can be generally described as a reaction to humanism

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Tru Leverette and Barbara Mennel

Diesel, and Dwayne Johnson) demonstrate struggles over collective identities, and Asava reiterates what scholars such as Suzanne Bost (2003) have argued—namely, that the mixed figure also represents social crises over racial and national identity

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Handover Bodies in a Feminist Frame

Two Hong Kong Women Filmmakers’ Perspectives on Sex after 1997

Gina Marchetti

. Hong Kong bodies serve as somatic markers of this geopolitical transition through the shaping of their outward appearances, physical locations, erotic expressions, and sexual identities. Cinematic depictions of these post-1997 Handover bodies as

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Transitions Within Queer North African Cinema

Nouri Bouzid, Abdellah Taïa, and the Transnational Tourist

Walter S. Temple

University Press . 10.7312/boon15110 Lang , Robert . 2008 . “ Sexual Allegories of National Identity in Nouri Bouzid’s Bezness .” In North African Cinema in a Global Context: Through the Lens of Diaspora , ed. Andrea Khalil , 33 – 52 . London

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Redefining Representation

Black Trans and Queer Women’s Digital Media Production

Moya Bailey

on queer of color media production and artistic movements from the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s, younger voices are creating innovative web series, visibility projects, and funding initiatives that reimagine mainstream narratives about their identities