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Allison Macleod

evidence of Scotland’s largely supportive social climate and recent developments in Scottish LGBTQ culture. In 2014 same-sex marriage was legalized in Scotland and since 2005 Scotland has celebrated LGBT History Month with events, activities, and

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Mixed Message Media

Girls’ Voices and Civic Engagement in Student Journalism

Piotr S. Bobkowski and Genelle I. Belmas

respondents said they were unable to cover in their media. As in prior studies, student journalists were asked not to discuss divisive political and social issues, including the legalization of marijuana (16 percent), and LGBT issues and gay marriage (15

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Redefining Representation

Black Trans and Queer Women’s Digital Media Production

Moya Bailey

to connect. According to the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, 78 percent of all 2013 homicides committed within the LGBT community had a Black victim. In addition, 67 percent of transgender women murdered were women of color. The brutal

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Perfect Love in a Better World

Same-Sex Attraction between Girls

Wendy L. Rouse

Rather Than Be Parted .” 24 March . Boston Post . 1917 . “ Death Pact to Prevent Separation .” 24 March . Bryan , Audrey , and Paula Mayock . 2017 . “ Supporting LGBT Lives? Complicating the Suicide Consensus in LGBT Mental Health Research

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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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Editorial

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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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