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A Commoner's guide to state-power

SEXUAL STATES: GOVERNANCE AND THE STRUGGLE TO DECRIMINALIZE HOMOSEXUALITY IN INDIA By Jyoti Puri, Orient BlackSwan, Rs 895

Those who have been bemoaning the decline in the power and function of the entity called ‘State’, particularly in the aftermath of liberalization, need not be worried. 971 more words

Berg, Allison, Jean Kowaleski, Caroline Le Guin, Ellen Weinauer, and Eric Wolfe. "Breaking the Silence: Sexual Preference in the Composition Classroom."

Berg, Allison, Jean Kowaleski, Caroline Le Guin, Ellen Weinauer, and Eric Wolfe. “Breaking the Silence: Sexual Preference in the Composition Classroom.” Feminist Teacher, vol. 4, no. 252 more words

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Catherine Fox. "Text of Our Institutional Lives: From Transaction to Transformation: (En)countering White Heteronormativity in 'Safe Spaces'."

Fox, Catherine. “Text of Our Institutional Lives: From Transaction to Transformation: (En)countering White Heteronormativity in ‘Safe Spaces’.” College English, vol. 69, no. 5, 2007, pp. 496-511. 275 more words

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LGBT Writing and the 21st Century

Mayday Magazine’s special LGBTQ edition is now available, featuring poetry, fiction, and commentary selected by myself and poet Amy King. The following is an excerpt from our co-authored introduction, “LGBT Writing and the 21st century along with a link to the entire article and issue: 371 more words

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Fox, Catherine Olive-Marie. “Toward a Queerly Classed Analysis of Shame: Attunement to Bodies in English Studies.”

Fox, Catherine Olive-Marie. “Toward a Queerly Classed Analysis of Shame: Attunement to Bodies in English Studies.” College English 76.4 (2014): 337-56.

To remember:

  • “I would like to suggest the seductive force of affective dimensions of critical pedagogy discourse comes about partly through their hidden nature and partly the heteronormative frame through which they are deployed-a frame that centers on reproduction and generational transmission” (245).
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Kim Hackford-Peer. "In the Name of Safety: Discursive Positionings of Queer Youth."

Hackford-Peer, Kim. “In the Name of Safety: Discursive Positionings of Queer Youth.” Studies in Philosophy and Education, vol. 29, no. 1, 2010, pp. 541-56. Accessed 1 Nov. 504 more words

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Book Review: Najmabadi's Professing Selves

In Professing Selves: Transsexuality and Same-Sex Desire in Contemporary Iran, Afsaneh Najmabadi writes about the lives of contemporary transgender Iranians. In several ways, her book is a sequel to her… 1,840 more words

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