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Humor, Amnesia, and Making Place

Constitutive Acts of the Subject in Gezi Park, Istanbul

Christopher Houston and Banu Senay

domination in Turkey. Although things may have been different in other cities, in Gezi Park the rainbow symbol of Istanbul’s emerging LGBT groups was waved alongside the flags of Turkey and those of socialist factions, football teams, and Kurds. Once or

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Resist and Revivify

Democratic Theory in a Time of Defiance

Jean-Paul Gagnon and Emily Beausoleil

Carvalho (2015: 37) . 3 McCann (2016: 46) reports how Hillary Clinton, “at a September LGBT fundraiser in Manhattan,” said “half of Trump’s supporters” belong in a “basket of deplorables.” While some of Trump’s supporters are likely to have behaved in

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Brian Bergen-Aurand

“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 ideas up through the collection of essays found in How Do

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Theorizing “The Plunge”

(Queer) Girls’ Adolescence, Risk, and Subjectivity in Blue is the Warmest Color

Michelle Miller

is not queer—their later response to discovering that Emma and Clem are sexually involved is to disown their daughter, kicking her out of their home ( Maroh 2013b ). Also, Clem wants to be a schoolteacher—a traditionally dangerous occupation for LGBT

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The Doll “InbeTween”

Online Doll Videos and the Intertextuality of Tween Girl Culture

Jessica E. Johnston

video, “A Fluid Day” by TheLoonyLoveBad1, 9 illustrates the life of an American Girl doll who identifies as genderfluid. In the video description she adds, “There is a lot of LGBT awareness on AGIG [American Girl Instagram], but NONE (at all) on AGTube

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Who (the) Girls and Boys Are

Gender Nonconformity in Middle-Grade Fiction

Michele Byers

: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives . New York : New York University Press . Hennessey , M. G. 2016 . The Other Boy . New York : HarperCollins . Herman-Wilmarth , Jill M. , and Caitlin L. Ryan . 2016 . “ Queering Chapter Books with LGBT

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Situating Screen Bodies

Brian Bergen-Aurand

Simelane is an example of the type of gender-based violence that it targets (3). Simelane was a midfielder on the South African women’s national soccer team and a vocal LGBT-rights activist who was gang-raped and murdered in her hometown of KwaThema

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A Clash of Civilizations?

Pegida and the Rise of Cultural Nationalism

David N. Coury

their support for sexual self-determination (presumably meaning support for lgbt rights), point seventeen is curiously opposed to the “insanity of gender mainstreaming” and the forced politically correct gender neutralization of the German language. 24

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Contemporary Girls Studies

Reflections on the Inaugural International Girls Studies Association Conference

Victoria Cann, Sarah Godfrey and Helen Warner

, and there were just two papers that explored questions of transgirlhood. Rachel Reinke presented her thoughts on the importance of transgirl subjectivities using Jazz Jennings, an American transgender teenage girl who is an LGBT rights activist, as a

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Chloe Krystyna Garcia and Ayesha Vemuri

proportion of transgender and LGBTQ-identified students are at a higher risk for sexual violence. For more information, visit and