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Translocal Queer Connections

Evelyn Blackwood

in Falling into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834425
eISBN:
9780824870461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834425.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines national and transnational queer discourses and especially their progressive narrative of the development of modern sexual identities. It considers how tombois and their ... More


From Women’s Liberation to Lesbian Feminism in Japan: within and beyond the Movement in the 1970s and 1980s

James Welker

in Rethinking Japanese Feminisms

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866693
eISBN:
9780824876937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866693.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

The Ūman ribu (women’s liberation) movement in the first half of the 1970s and the feminism that was to follow have long been regarded as hostile spaces for lesbians in Japan. And yet strong support ... More


Gender, Sexuality, and Queer Desires

Evelyn Blackwood

in Falling into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834425
eISBN:
9780824870461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834425.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the discourses that circulate in the lives of Indonesian lesbians “tomboi” (derived from the English word “tomboy”), their practices, their social relations with kin and community, ... More


Desire and Difference

Evelyn Blackwood

in Falling into the Lesbi World: Desire and Difference in Indonesia

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824834425
eISBN:
9780824870461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824834425.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how tombois and femmes come to understand their sexual desires by focusing on their emerging sexuality during their youth and their relationships in the lesbian world. It ... More


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