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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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Introducing Queer Theory in International Relations

In a time when IR is often accused of being parochial, queer theory is a theoretically inclusive – and necessary corrective – to powerful myths and narratives of international orders.

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.

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