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Conditional Spaces: Hong Kong Lesbian Desires and Everyday Life

Denise Tse-Shang Tang

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083015
eISBN:
9789882209855
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083015.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Dense living conditions in Hong Kong do not provide much privacy for lesbians and other sexual minorities living with their families. As a result, lesbians often locate alternative spaces to develop ... More


As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Ching Yau

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099876
eISBN:
9789882206625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This volume poses new challenges to queer studies and demonstrates the study of Chinese sexuality as an emergent field currently emanating from multiple disciplines. Issues related to sexuality have ... More


Someone to Love: Teenage Girls, Queer Desire, and Contested Meanings of Immaturity in the 1950s

Amanda H. Littauer

in Bad Girls: Young Women, Sex, and Rebellion before the Sixties

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469623788
eISBN:
9781469625195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469623788.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter analyzes the prevalence of homosexuality in the 1950s and how this was considered to be a sign of immaturity. Psychologists claimed lesbians were psychologically immature, frozen in a ... More


Consumption 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/9789888083015.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on selected consumption spaces and their multiple characteristics in the everyday lives of the informants. It investigates how lesbian commercial spaces function as temporary ... More


First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Peter A. Jackson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

First Queer Voices from Thailand: Uncle Go’s Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys is a fully revised and substantially expanded edition of Peter Jackson’s pioneering study of an Asian gay ... More


Emergent U.S. Literatures: From Multiculturalism to Cosmopolitanism in the Late Twentieth Century

Cyrus Patell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479893720
eISBN:
9781479879502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479893720.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This book introduces readers to the foundational writers and texts produced by four literary traditions associated with late-twentieth-century U.S. multiculturalism. Examining writing by Native ... More


Tung Lo Wan: A Lesbian Haven or Everyday Life?

Denise Tse Shang Tang

in As Normal as Possible: Negotiating Sexuality and Gender in Mainland China and Hong Kong

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099876
eISBN:
9789882206625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099876.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter shows how lesbian commercial spaces in Hong Kong — including karaoke bars, upstairs cafés, and lesbian specialty stores in a high-density shopping hub known as Causeway Bay or Tung Lo ... More


Class and identity

Tom Woodin

in Working-class writing and publishing in the late-twentieth century: Literature, culture and community

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780719091117
eISBN:
9781526139023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091117.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The history of working class writing workshops provides a fascinating example of how changes in class and the emergence of new identities were handled in cultural terms. It challenges the view that a ... More


Condoms and sex research

Nicole Vitellone

in Object Matters: Condoms, Adolescence and Time

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719075681
eISBN:
9781781700877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719075681.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter seeks to provide a history of sex research on the condom, addressing the following questions: What are the consequences of getting adolescents to speak about the condom and their sexual ... More


Eating Fire: My Life as a Lesbian Avenger

Kelly Cogswell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816691159
eISBN:
9781452949468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691159.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

EATING FIRE: MY LIFE AS A LESBIAN AVENGER is an activist’s memoir spanning two decades from the Culture Wars of the ‘90’s through today’s War on Terror. Engaging the reader with a picaresque activist ... More


Afrofuturist Entanglements of Gender, Eugenics, and Queer Possibility

Alexis Lothian

in Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479811748
eISBN:
9781479854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811748.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Part 2 (A Now that Can Breed Futures: Queerness and Pleasure in Black Science Fiction) turns to black diasporic speculative imagining as it has been used to create futures for those rendered ... More


Queer Deviations from the Future on Screen

Alexis Lothian

in Old Futures: Speculative Fiction and Queer Possibility

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479811748
eISBN:
9781479854585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479811748.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

As part 3 (It’s the Future, but It Looks like the Present: Queer Speculations on Media Time) turns to the cultural and technological reproduction of speculative futures imagined in audiovisual form, ... More


Affective Nationalism and Allegorical Lesbian Media Performances

in Identity Games: Globalization and the Transformation of Media Cultures in the New Europe

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262090452
eISBN:
9780262255127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262090452.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter starts with a discussion on the example of radical subcultural deconstruction, the Puszta Cowboy short video made by the Budapest-based Lesbian Film Collective, a group of ... More


Lesbian Manifestoes and the Origins of Uncle Go’s Lesbian Advice Columns

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details letters to Uncle Go from lesbians that reflect calls for social justice for homosexuals in Thailand and for recognition and acceptance of lesbian relationships. The distinctive ... More


Relationship Problems of Toms and Dees

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter summarises the common types of same-sex relationship problems that lesbian correspondents to Uncle Go detail in their letters.


Family Prohibitions and Sexual Autonomy in Lesbian Letters to Uncle Go

Peter A. Jackson

in First Queer Voices from Thailand: "Uncle Go's Advice Columns for Gays, Lesbians and Kathoeys"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9789888083268
eISBN:
9789888313907
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083268.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter details the importance of family attitudes to the success, or failure, of lesbian relationships in Thailand, and specifically the extent to which parents may intervene to break up a ... More


Surface Play: Flash, Friction, and Self-Reflection

Amber Jamilla Musser

in Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479807031
eISBN:
9781479845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807031.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter delves more deeply into the matter of the black vulva in arguing for a revaluation of narcissism, friction, and superficiality by dwelling on Mickalene Thomas’s use of rhinestones as ... More


Coda: Elsewhere, Is the Mother a Place?

Amber Jamilla Musser

in Sensual Excess: Queer Femininity and Brown Jouissance

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479807031
eISBN:
9781479845491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479807031.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This coda provides a meditation on the brown and black mother and her role in producing brown jouissance. Rather than a working through of any particular work of art, the discussion here involves a ... More


Transnational Lesbian Identities: Lessons from Singapore?

Shawna Tang

in Queer Singapore: Illiberal Citizenship and Mediated Cultures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139330
eISBN:
9789888180196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139330.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

The writer examines how Singapore lesbians embody a transnational sexual identity that is ‘a contradictory, complicit and contingent negotiation of the local and global’. She frames her ethnographic ... More


Gay Men, Sex, and HIV/AIDS in Belgium

John Vincke, Ralph Bolton, and Rudi Bleys

in AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034317
eISBN:
9780813039312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034317.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

While Belgium is more or less accepting of same-sex sexuality, cases of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation have been documented. Young people still encounter difficulties when coming ... More


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