Post Tagged with: "LGBT"

An Exploration into Queerness and Race in Contemporary Comics

An Exploration into Queerness and Race in Contemporary Comics

Having queer characters in works, even when the narrative is not specifically about being queer, is crucial.

If You Are Worried about Your Safety, Focus Less on Refugees and More on Guns

If You Are Worried about Your Safety, Focus Less on Refugees and More on Guns

The recent Orlando attacks are not about immigration, they are about guns and about a homophobic culture that makes room for violence against the LGBT community.

Hillary Clinton’s Response to the Pulse Orlando Shootings

Hillary Clinton’s Response to the Pulse Orlando Shootings

Queer scholars must deconstruct discourses and affective structures that attempt to put queer subjects in binaries and offer citizenship in exchange of being a part of global warfare.

Call for Papers on Sexualities, Language, and International Politics

Call for Papers on Sexualities, Language, and International Politics

The usage of terms such as ‘LGBT’ on a global scale has grown out of the Anglosphere. We seek papers that problematise this lineage and examine its complex effects.

Against State Straightism: Five Principles for Including LGBT Indonesians

Against State Straightism: Five Principles for Including LGBT Indonesians

Indonesia’s diversity has always included LGBT persons. The question is can they live with freedom, which has been the cry of Indonesian nationalism from its beginnings.

Dhee: Unknowability and Queering Realities in Bangladesh

Dhee: Unknowability and Queering Realities in Bangladesh

The politics around sexuality are manifold. Through Dhee’s advocacy in Bangladesh, there is hope that an organic shift in understanding will take place community members.

LGBT Rights, Standards of ‘Civilisation’ and the Multipolar World Order

LGBT Rights, Standards of ‘Civilisation’ and the Multipolar World Order

LGBT rights have been turned into an important site where the on-going restructuring of symbolic and geopolitical hierarchies at the global level has been played out.

Interview – Popo Fan

Interview – Popo Fan

Popo Fan discusses the history and development of Chinese queer film, recent changes in China’s LBGT community, and the dangers posed by the Foreign NGO Management Law.

It’s Time for China’s Lesbians to Speak for Themselves

It’s Time for China’s Lesbians to Speak for Themselves

Lesbians have to believe that their marginal identity is powerful and strong, and that this can bring about a serious challenge and change to the patriarchal system.

Weddings and Funerals: The Paradox in China’s Developing LGBT Community

Weddings and Funerals: The Paradox in China’s Developing LGBT Community

Queer comrades should ‘come out’ again, change from being isolated individuals in closed small circles and limited groups, and form a real community.

LGBT Pride: Marching on the Front Lines

LGBT Pride: Marching on the Front Lines

Pride events remain a critical moment of visibility of the LGBT movement. But the global movement will continue to progress and create new alliances for gaining equality.

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