Post Tagged with: "LGBT"

Doing Sex Right in Nepal: Activist Language and Sexed/Gendered Expectations

Doing Sex Right in Nepal: Activist Language and Sexed/Gendered Expectations

Gender-variant understandings of self are not always reducible to culturally explicit and socially evident claims to identities, or fixed across entire lifespans

Asexuality, the Internet, and the Changing Lexicon of Sexuality

Asexuality, the Internet, and the Changing Lexicon of Sexuality

By examining the language the asexual community has created as well as how we use this language we can understand different ways of constructing sexual categories.

Indigenous Sexualities: Resisting Conquest and Translation

Indigenous Sexualities: Resisting Conquest and Translation

To Indigenise sexualities is a theoretical project in the sense of making visible how colonialism and sexuality interact within the perverse logic of modernity.

Translating ‘Queer’ Into (Kyrgyzstani) Russian

Translating ‘Queer’ Into (Kyrgyzstani) Russian

The multiple uses of ‘queer’ across languages bear a ‘family resemblance’, but are not in a relationship of one-to-one correspondence of equivalence and identity.

Donors’ LGBT Support in Tajikistan: Promoting Diversity or Provoking Violence?

Donors’ LGBT Support in Tajikistan: Promoting Diversity or Provoking Violence?

LGBT rights projects funded by donors in Tajikistan have been more so an outcome of Western imagination than of an understanding of local realities.

Interview – Diako Yazdani

Interview – Diako Yazdani

Kurdish Iranian filmmaker Diako Yazdani discusses his documentary film Kojin (2019) which tackles problems of homophobia in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Queer Theory and Sexual Equality

Student Feature – Theory in Action: Queer Theory and Sexual Equality

Queer Theory allows analysis not just of Gender categories, but also how these function within the politico-economic context.

The Commodified Queer Sublime

The Commodified Queer Sublime

If the home, the nation, the marketing brand of LGBTQIA are the only potential spaces of belonging, then where is home beyond these spaces?

Sex, Tongue, and International Relations

Sex, Tongue, and International Relations

We must tackle the problem of sexual liberation to show how global narratives assert the existence of diverse sexualities but also impose external arrangements.

Review – Race, Gender, and Culture in International Relations

Review – Race, Gender, and Culture in International Relations

The book crafts unique and insightful approaches to security, political economy, nationalism and IR which build upon a wealth of scholarship on race, gender, and culture.

Bermuda and the Dilemma of Same-Sex Marriage

Bermuda and the Dilemma of Same-Sex Marriage

In February 2017 Bermuda became the first jurisdiction to remove the legal right to same-sex marriage after it had been granted.

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