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Queer Bangkok: 21st Century Markets, Media, and Rights

Peter A. Jackson (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083046
eISBN:
9789882207325
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083046.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The Thai capital Bangkok is the unrivalled centre of the country's gay, lesbian, and transgender communities. These communities are among the largest in Southeast Asia, and indeed in the world, and ... More


Queer in the Time of Terror

Rahul Rao

in Third World Protest: Between Home and the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199560370
eISBN:
9780191721694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560370.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

Third World queer activists are increasingly caught between two discourses that challenge their self‐assertion: first, an occasionally orientalist cosmopolitan discourse of ‘LGBT rights’ that regards ... More


After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Carlos A. Ball (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This book brings together twelve original essays by leading scholars of law, politics, and society to address the most important question facing the LGBT movement today: What does marriage equality ... More


Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Tiantian Zheng

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Tongzhi, which translates into English as “same purpose” or “same will,” was once widely used to mean “comrade.” Since the 1990s, the word has been appropriated by the LGBT community in China and now ... More


Queer Singapore: Illiberal Citizenship and Mediated Cultures

Audrey Yue and Jun Zubillaga-Pow (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139330
eISBN:
9789888180196
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139330.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Singapore remains one of the few countries in Asia that has yet to decriminalise homosexuality. Yet it has also been hailed by many as one of the emerging gay capitals of Asia. This book accounts for ... More


The Rainbow Lobby: The Sexual Diversity Network and the Military-Installed Government in Thailand

Douglas Sanders

in Queer Bangkok: 21st Century Markets, Media, and Rights

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083046
eISBN:
9789882207325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083046.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter discusses how the initiatives of an autonomous national human-rights commission in Thailand have been a factor as the state has begun to play a more active role in recognizing and ... More


Teenage Boys and Schooling

Mark McCormack

in The Declining Significance of Homophobia: How Teenage Boys are Redefining Masculinity and Heterosexuality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199778249
eISBN:
9780199933051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199778249.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines what existing research tells us about the school lives of teenage boys. It demonstrates that, in schools, boys have traditionally adopted homophobic, misogynistic and aggressive ... More


Filled with the Spirit: Sexuality, Gender, and Radical Inclusivity in a Black Pentecostal Church Coalition

Ellen Lewin

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226537177
eISBN:
9780226537344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226537344.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This book explores the worship and community central to the Fellowship of Affirming Ministries (TFAM), a coalition of predominantly African American, LGBT congregations with a Pentecostal style of ... More


HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Kurt C. Organista (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This book provides the most current theory, research, and practice with regard to preventing HIV in diverse Latino populations and communities in the United States. Chapters share innovative thinking ... More


Queering the Redneck Riviera: Sexuality and the Rise of Florida Tourism

Jerry T. Watkins III

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056913
eISBN:
9780813053684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056913.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

After World War II, increasing numbers of southerners began populating the beaches of North Florida thanks to expanding automobility, better roads, and the new civic virtue: leisure spending. This ... More


Measuring Manhood: Race and the Science of Masculinity, 1830-1934

Melissa N. Stein

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816673025
eISBN:
9781452952437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673025.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Measuring Manhood describes how race became the purview of science and the processes by which race was constructed as a biological phenomenon with far-reaching social, cultural, and political ... More


Political Spaces

Denise Tse-Shang Tang

in Conditional Spaces: Hong Kong Lesbian Desires and Everyday Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083015
eISBN:
9789882209855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083015.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The term tongzhi is contested for its earlier primary definition to mean gay and middle class. It is used within LGBT activist communities and non-governmental organizations to denote politics that ... More


Enhancing Peer Norms, Self-Efficacy, Self-Esteem, and Social Support for Safe Sex in Naturalistic Environments: The Role of Community Involvement in Latino Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Communities

Jesus Ramirez-Valles, Lisa M. Kuhns, and Haiyan Li

in HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199764303
eISBN:
9780199950232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199764303.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

Evidence suggests that volunteerism and activism in GLBT and AIDS organizations and communities are protective against sexual risk and substance use. Yet, the mechanisms by which community ... More


Protest Politics in the Marketplace: Consumer Activism in the Corporate Age

Caroline Heldman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709203
eISBN:
9781501709470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709203.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book is the first to analyze the democratic effects of consumer activism, defined as boycotting, socially responsible investing, social media campaigns, and direct consumer actions. America has ... More


Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March

Deborah Gray White

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040900
eISBN:
9780252099403
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040900.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

“Lost in the USA: American Identity from the Promise Keepers to the Million Mom March” is a book about Americans’ search for personal tranquility at the turn of the twenty-first century. It argues ... More


Legalizing LGBT Families: How the Law Shapes Parenthood

Amanda K. Baumle and D'Lane R. Compton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479857647
eISBN:
9781479879656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479857647.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

The decision to have a child is seldom a simple one, often fraught with complexities regarding emotional readiness, finances, marital status, and compatibility with life and career goals. Rarely, ... More


A Walk in the Park

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Zheng describes terminology used by the LGBT community in China, such as “tongzhi.” She also explains cultural traditions related to same-sex behaviour among Chinese men in Dalian that she has ... More


A Cultural History of Same-Sex Desire in China

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

By elucidating the historic continuities of diverse, malleable, ambiguous, and fluid sexual imaginations in China, chapter 1 critiques the postsocialist construction of heteronormativity and the ... More


The 1s and the 0s: Defining, Socializing, and Disciplining Gender Roles in the Tongzhi Community

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 3 unravels the gender roles and gender dynamics in tongzhi relationships. More specifically, it explores the ways in which tongzhi negotiate, rework, and recast hegemonic codes of masculinity ... More


The Normal Postsocialist Subject: Class, Wealth, and Money Boys

Tiantian Zheng

in Tongzhi Living: Men Attracted to Men in Postsocialist China

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816691999
eISBN:
9781452952499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691999.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 4 unravels tongzhi’s negotiations and interactions with the dominant discourse of the “normal” postsocialist person and the impact this discourse has on the class structure, career, and ... More


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