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The Necropolitical Functions of Biocitizenship: The Sixth International AIDS Conference and the U.S. Ban on HIV-Positive Immigrants

Karma R. Chávez

in Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter explores how biocitizenship works to maintain national borders and relegate certain populations—in this case, immigrants with HIV/AIDS—to death. Although immigrants are not citizens, ... More


The Spread and Intensification of Gay and Lesbian Identities

Jeremiah J. Garretson

in The Path to Gay Rights: How Activism and Coming Out Changed Public Opinion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479822133
eISBN:
9781479824236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479822133.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

The historical narrative of the book starts in this chapter through a recap of the primary events in LGBTQ movement history in the United States leading up to the 1990s. The origin of the concept of ... More


Issue Evolution?: Gay Politics in the Early Clinton Years

Jeremiah J. Garretson

in The Path to Gay Rights: How Activism and Coming Out Changed Public Opinion

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479822133
eISBN:
9781479824236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479822133.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter 5 begins the book’s examination of mass opinion change by first looking at the effects of Clinton’s endorsement of gay rights in 1992 and the 1993 gays-in-the-military debate. Using the ... More


Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The Slow Forward Dance of LGBT Rights in America

Donald P. Haider-Markel and Jami Taylor

in After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479883080
eISBN:
9781479898794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479883080.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter explores some of the challenges in implementing marriage equality, including resistance from some government officials; the enactment of religious-based exemptions allowing public ... More


The Global Threat of (Re)emerging Diseases: Contesting the Adequacy of Biomedical Discourse and Practice

Jon Arrizabalaga

in To Fix or to Heal: Patient Care, Public Health, and the Limits of Biomedicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781479878246
eISBN:
9781479884155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479878246.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

Since the 1980s the world has witnessed the global emergence of new epidemic infections (HIV/AIDS being the most dramatic so far), and the reappearance of known infectious diseases, such as ... More


Chronic Citizenship: Community, Choice, and Queer Controversy

Jeffrey A. Bennett

in Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The tenuous relationship between duty and pleasure is one that has underwritten HIV/AIDS activism since the early 1980s. Most recently the tensions between duty and pleasure surfaced again in the ... More


Out of the Shadows: Multiple Stigmas against African Transgender, Queer, Migrant, and HIV-Positive Sex Workers

Chi Adanna Mgbako

in To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479817566
eISBN:
9781479844647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 3 discusses how whorephobia and sex work criminalization intersect with transphobia, homophobia, trafficking and sex work conflation, HIV/AIDS stigma, and discriminatory laws to create ... More


Solidarity Is Beautiful: Intersectionality of Sex Worker, Feminist, HIV, LGBT, and Social Justice Organizing

Chi Adanna Mgbako

in To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479817566
eISBN:
9781479844647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the role of intersectional movement building with similarly marginalized communities, including feminist, LGBT, HIV/AIDS, labor, harm-reduction, and anti-poverty groups. This ... More


3 Out of the Shadows: Multiple Stigmas against African Transgender, Queer, Migrant, and HIV-Positive Sex Workers

Chi Adanna Mgbako

in To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479817566
eISBN:
9781479844647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Chapter 3 discusses how whorephobia and sex work criminalization intersect with transphobia, homophobia, trafficking and sex work conflation, HIV/AIDS stigma, and discriminatory laws to create ... More


5 Solidarity Is Beautiful: Intersectionality of Sex Worker, Feminist, HIV, LGBT, and Social Justice Organizing

Chi Adanna Mgbako

in To Live Freely in This World: Sex Worker Activism in Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479817566
eISBN:
9781479844647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817566.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter discusses the role of intersectional movement building with similarly marginalized communities, including feminist, LGBT, HIV/AIDS, labor, harm-reduction, and anti-poverty groups. This ... More


Productive Estrangement: Racial-Sexual Continuums in Asian American as Southern Literature

Leslie Bow

in Partly Colored: Asian Americans and Racial Anomaly in the Segregated South

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814791325
eISBN:
9780814739129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814791325.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter situates the Asian outsider as a figure of productive alienation and imperfect correspondence, one who questions the ways in which lines of affiliation and connection become drawn and ... More


Not Just a Question of Capital: Health and Human Well-Being

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

in Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter examines the impact of trade on health and human well-being. In particular, it considers how members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) can address human rights that take into ... More


Place: Authenticity, Metaphor, and AIDS in Gil Cuadros and Sheila Ortiz Taylor

Marissa K. López

in Racial Immanence: Chicanx Bodies beyond Representation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479807727
eISBN:
9781479877676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807727.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Sheila Ortiz Taylor’s Coachella (1998) and Gil Cuadros’s City of God (1994) challenge readers to consider AIDS not as racial allegory but as the sublime limit of human experience. The chapter makes ... More


Waste: The Trash Fiction of Alejandro Morales, Beatrice Pita, and Rosaura Sánchez

Marissa K. López

in Racial Immanence: Chicanx Bodies beyond Representation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479807727
eISBN:
9781479877676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807727.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 opens with a discussion of the mass graves of unidentified immigrants discovered in South Texas in 2014. How, confronted with these decayed, dismembered border bodies, can literature and ... More


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