Interview – Samuel Ritholtz

E-International Relations • Nov 4 2021 • Features

Samuel Ritholtz discusses queer kinship and the rights of refugee families, the impact of Covid-19 on trans and queer people and the role of queer IR in efforts to decolonise the discipline.

Interview – Hurricane Kimchi and Ali Zahoor

E-International Relations • Jul 9 2021 • Features

Hurricane Kimchi and Ali Zahoor talk LGBTQ+ activism and drag art in South Korea and internationally.

Interview – Chamindra Weerawardhana

E-International Relations • Jul 1 2021 • Features

Chamindra Weerawardhana discusses decolonial intersectional feminist epistemology, transfeminist politics, LGBTIQ+ rights in South Asia, activism and decolonising peacebuilding.

LGBTQ+ History Month Interviews

E-International Relations • Feb 22 2021 • Features

To celebrate LGBTQ+ History Month we asked previous contributors to E-IR whether they think the discipline of IR has made important strides to equally incorporate LGBTQ+ perspectives, ideas and histories.

Review – Rights as Weapons: Instruments of Conflict, Tools of Power

Daniel Braaten • Feb 21 2021 • Features

Clifford Bob presents the ways in which multiple actors use human rights to advance their agendas, both liberal and illiberal.

Interview – Jamie Hagen

E-International Relations • Feb 15 2021 • Features

Jamie Hagen discusses the importance of LGBTQ+ History Month, the role of queer theory in IR and challenges faced by women and LGBTIQ+ folks in Northern Ireland.

Technologies of Truth and the LGBTI+ Asylum Reality

Ricardo Prata Filho • Dec 8 2020 • Articles

The truths that science seek should be viewed with caution by those who implement the rules and have the power to apply their effects to the harsh reality of LGBTI+ people around the world.

Russian Democrats’ Stance on the LGBT Community: An Attitudinal Shift

Artem Patalakh • May 11 2020 • Articles

Russia has yet to reach a point where LGBT support is necessary for a democratic politician. However, it is already desirable and certainly not shameful.

Interview – Dean Cooper-Cunningham

E-International Relations • Apr 25 2020 • Features

Dean Cooper-Cunningham discusses the benefits of using visual methods in IR, responses to Russian political queerphobia and the visuality of resistance and (in)security.

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

Lisa Caviglia • Aug 23 2019 • Articles

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

Jo Teut • Aug 22 2019 • Articles

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.

Japanese ‘LGBT Boom’ Discourse and its Discontents

Ioana Fotache • Aug 20 2019 • Articles

The separation between political queer discourse and local behaviour has long existed and the adoption of universal terminology risks rendering subjectivities invisible.

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