LGBTQ

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.

Indigenous Sexualities: Resisting Conquest and Translation

Manuela L. Picq and Josi Tikuna • Aug 20 2019 • Articles

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

Mohira Suyarkulova • Aug 18 2019 • Articles

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.

Decolonising Queer Bangladesh: Neoliberalism Against LGBTQ+ Emancipation

Ibtisam Ahmed • Aug 16 2019 • Articles

While international solidarity is important and Western allies can provide much-needed security, it is vital for queer activism itself to be grounded in decolonisation.

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

Karolina Kluczewska • Aug 12 2019 • Articles

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

E-International Relations • Aug 2 2019 • Features

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


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